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STEEL RAISED AT OSBORNE SOUTH SHIPYARD

STEEL RAISED AT OSBORNE SOUTH SHIPYARD The new landscape of the Osborne Naval Shipyard is taking shape with steel now being raised into place for the Hunter class construction yard. The Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and the...
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The Canadian government have selected the BAE Systems’ Type 26 frigate design for the...

The Canadian government and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. have selected the BAE Systems’ Type 26 frigate design for the Royal Canadian Navy’s future Canadian Surface Combatants. Lockheed Martin is at the helm of Canada’s Combat Ship Team which includes BAE Systems...
The agreement was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Scott Morrison, The Hon. Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence and Florence Parly, French Minister for the Armed Forces.

Naval Group signs the Strategic Partnering Agreement

Naval Group signs the Strategic Partnering Agreement A significant milestone has been achieved today with the signing of the Future Submarine Program Strategic Partnering Agreement (SPA) by the Commonwealth of Australia (CoA) and Naval Group. The agreement was signed in the...
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SUCCESSFUL NZ SPACE LAUNCH BY ROCKET LAB

SUCCESSFUL NZ SPACE LAUNCH BY ROCKET LAB Auckland, New Zealand. November 11, 2018: Rocket Lab has continued the success of its 2018 orbital launch program with the launch of seven payloads to orbit today. The mission, named ‘It’s Business Time,’...
HMAS Arunta returns to the water after significant upgrades at Henderson Dockyard, Western Australia.

ANZAC Midlife Capability Assurance Program

ANZAC Midlife Capability Assurance Program   While a lot of media attention is being paid to the Hunter Class Future Frigates, less notice has been taken of the capability upgrades to the ANZAC class, which will remain in service until 2032....
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Global Ship, Global Force

Global Ship, Global Force The recent announcement of BAE’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship as the preferred bidder for the Canadian Surface Combatant shipbuilding program continues a procession of strong, well-considered purchases of military hardware by Western governments. While undoubtedly...
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ATTACK CLASS FUTURE SUBMARINES

Australia’s new future submarines will be known as the Attack class. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the first submarine will be called HMAS Attack and will be delivered to the Navy in the early 2030s. “The Attack...
HMAS Farncomb approaches the wharf at her home port of Fleet Base West at the end of a seven month deployment.

SEA 1000 – WILL THE NEW SUBMARINES EVER BE LAUNCHED?

SEA 1000 - WILL THE NEW SUBMARINES EVER BE LAUNCHED? The head of our future submarine project, Rear Admiral Greg Sammut, is described by former colleagues as "precise", "efficient", and "controlled". What they’re attempting to say, as nicely as they...
The Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (UK), and Bluebottle from OCIUS (right), at Exercise Autonomous Warrior 2018 held at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.

Autonomous Warrior 2018: Major Exercise at HMAS Cresswell Jervis Bay NSW

Autonomous Warrior 2018: Major Exercise at HMAS Cresswell Jervis Bay NSW   Australia has just hosted, from 5 to 23 November, the first autonomous exercise conducted by western allies involving all four domains - air, maritime (surface, sub-surface), ground and cyber/artificial...
The Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (UK).

Autonomous Warrior 2018:

Autonomous Warrior 2018: Defence Industry was a key participant Autonomous Warrior 2018 (AW18) had three significant parts – the Industry Dynamic Exhibition (IDE) which involved displays and demonstrations associated with autonomous vehicles and systems, the Autonomy Strategic Challenge (ASC) exercise of...

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