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Chinese spy ship heading towards Australia to monitor Exercise Talisman Sabre

  The Australian Defence Force is closely tracking a high-tech Chinese spy ship as it makes its way towards Australia ahead of this...

Australia signs $50b Attack submarine deal with French shipbuilder

The Australian Government today (Feb 11) ratified a Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French shipbuilding company Naval Group that will see 12...

Royal Australian Navy seizes illegal drug shipments in the Middle East

Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS Ballarat, has seized more than 2.1 tonnes of hashish and 345 kilograms of heroin in two boarding...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 GMLS for the...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 Guided Missile Launching Systems for the Evolved  Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 Work has commenced on the...

The Royal Australian Navy commissioned the guided missile destroyer HMAS Brisbane

The Royal Australian Navy welcomed a new ship into the fleet today (Oct 27) , with the commissioning of the guided missile destroyer, HMAS...

Australia and Singapore complete Exercise SINGAROO

HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius have joined the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) corvettes RSS Valiant and Vigour for Exercise SINGAROO, a two day...

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Australian Navy...

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) participated in the bilateral maritime exercise, Exercise Singaroo, from 14 to 25...

Britain purchases MK54 lightweight torpedo kits for P-8 Poseidon

A $40 million contract has been awarded for the production of MK54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits for the US, UK, Canada, Australia and...

Raytheon gets $60m to deliver torpedoes to US and Taiwanese Navy.

The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $60 million contract modification for work on the delivery of torpedoes and related support...

HMAS Darwin scuttle set for Tasmania

The Royal Australian Navy’s decommissioned frigate ex-HMAS Darwin is to be scuttled in the waters off Tasmania to become a dive wreck, the Australian...

Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2018 Concludes

The world's largest international maritime exercise concluded Aug. 2 following more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands...

A Chinese warship will take part in multinational military exercises hosted...

A Chinese warship will take part in multinational military exercises hosted by Australia in September in a sign of a possible diplomatic rapprochement between...

RIMPAC units participate in sinking exercise

Live fire from aircraft, a submarine, and land assets participating in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise sank the decommissioned ex-USS Racine (LST...

New Zealand to buy Boeing P-8 MPA to boost South Pacific...

New Zealand has agreed to buy four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes, its defense minister said on Monday (July 9), strengthening surveillance capabilities...

Warramunga returns from record breaking Middle East mission

More than a thousand people have lined the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney to welcome HMAS Warramunga back to her homeport after a nine-month...

NATO Seasparrow conducts successful flight test of ESSM Block 2

The NATO Seasparrow Project Office recently conducted a successful flight test of the Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2, intercepting a BQM-74E aerial target,...

BAE Systems has been formally named as preferred tenderer for Australia’s...

British defence giant BAE Systems has won a multi-billion pound contract from the Australian government to build nine new warships, marking a significant victory...

Australia cleared to buy $185 million in Aegis equipment

The U.S. State Department has cleared Australia to purchase long-lead equipment for integrating its CEAFAR 2 phased array radar system with the Aegis combat...

Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

Australia will invest $5.2 billion to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China...

Australian Defence Forces participation to Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)...

More than 1600 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with...

HMAS Warramunga finished her record breaking deployment to Middle East

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga finished her record breaking deployment to Middle East and returning to homeport after eight months. The Australian warship conducted...

USS Carl Vinson Departs for RIMPAC 2018

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed San Diego, June 18, to participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise...

U.S. Navy Announces 26th Rim of the Pacific Exercise

Twenty-six nations, 47 surface ships, five submarines, 18 national land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial...

HMAS Warramunga has seized two more hauls of illicit narcotics valued...

HMAS Warramunga has seized two more hauls of illicit narcotics valued at approximately AUD$315.4 million following boarding operations in international waters of the Arabian...

Exercise Croix Du Sud (Southern Cross) 18

Around 300 members of the Australian Defence Force have joined a French-led multinational force to participate in valuable disaster response training designed to increase...

Australia’s third Air Warfare Destroyer, SYDNEY 42, was launched Saturday (May...

   Australia's third Air Warfare Destroyer, SYDNEY 42, was launched Saturday (May 19) morning in Adelaide. The Royal Australian Navy’s newest ship has been launched...

CTF 150 NETS AN ENORMOUS DRUGS HAUL IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

International assets from Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), teamed up in a counter drugs operation in the...

ESPS Patiño conducted RAS with Australian and Pakistani Warship

EU NAVFOR’s Spanish Warship ESPS Patiño has further supported Combined Maritime Forces by rendezvousing with an Australian and Pakistani Warship and conducting Replenishment at...

HMAS Warramunga continues operational success

HMAS Warramunga continues operational success Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga seized 111 kilograms of heroin valued at $33 million during operations in the Arabian...

Second drug haul in a week as HMAS Warramunga seizes $181...

Second drug haul in a week as HMAS Warramunga seizes $181 million of illegal narcotics Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga, with support from a...

Babcock signs £115m five-year deal to maintain Australian navy frigates

Babcock signs £115m five-year deal to maintain Australian navy frigates Under a contract worth around £115 million (AU$200 million), the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint...

Royal Australian Navy nets huge illegal drug shipment in the Middle...

Royal Australian Navy nets huge illegal drug shipment in the Middle East The crew of the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga have spent the Christmas season...

Royal Australian Navy’s new capability

The Royal Australian Navy is set to become the first foreign force using Raytheon’s sensor-netting system that creates a real-time composite network picture for...

The Royal Australian Navy farewells HMAS Darwin after 33 years of...

The Royal Australian Navy has decommissioned the Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS Darwin, at her homeport of Garden Island, Sydney, after more than three decades...

HMAS Newcastle returned to her home port of Fleet Base East,...

HMAS Newcastle returned to her home port of Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney, on Dec 3, following a six-month deployment to the Middle East region. Minister...

Second Royal Australian Navy destroyer enters sea trials

  The second Australian Air Warfare Destroyer 'Brisbane' heads out for its first phase of sea trials. The second Hobart class destroyer, NUSHIP Brisbane, has commenced her...

Royal Australian Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel announced

The much awaited announcement for the replacement to the current Armidale Class patrol boats was announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Russell Offices...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a contract for the Evolved...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a modified contract to exercise options to procure spares for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, or ESSM, Block...

Italy’s Fincantieri and France’s Naval Group will jointly bid to sell...

Italy’s Finantieri and France’s Naval Group will jointly bid to sell the FREMM frigate to Canada. The frigatec had been jointly developed by both countries for use in their...

Australia’s Future Submarines

Australia Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has revealed the size of Australia’s Future Submarines at the fourth Submarine Science, Technology and Engineering Conference...