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An artist’s rendering of the SSN-AUKUS submarine

UK announces GBP4 billion AUKUS submarine design contract

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced the award of a GBP4 billion (USD4.9 billion) contract to deliver the detailed design and long-lead...
RN aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

UK Defence Command Paper underlines Royal Navy role in linking Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific

The UK Royal Navy (RN) will play a significant role in linking the Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific theatres. This role has been illustrated clearly in...

Australia sets up delivery agency for new submarine

Australia has established a new agency to manage and oversee delivery of its new nuclear-powered submarine (SSN) capability. The Australian Submarine Agency (ASA) stood up...
USS Mississipi visit to FBW

Defence minister underscores AUKUS submarine’s impact on Australian operations and defence industry

The nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) to be built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) under the Australia/UK/US AUKUS trilateral agreement will deliver significant benefit...
Minister for Defence Richard Marles

Australia’s ANI reappoints MD/CEO, defence minister announces

Australian Naval Infrastructure Pty Ltd (ANI) has reappointed its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Andrew Seaton, who has held both posts since 2020, has...
HMAS Rankin

New RAN Chief takes helm amid AUKUS focus

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has a new chief, as the service and Australia’s wider defence community increase focus on delivering the capability outputs...

Defence Commission report calls for bigger UK navy

The UK Royal Navy (RN) needs more platforms to allow it to meet a growing list of commitments, a report by the influential, cross-party...
‘Scorpene’ class submarines

Water, Water Everywhere

Covert, deniable, versatile, and packing an ever bigger punch, modern submarines are the weapons platforms of choice for those navies which can afford them....

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