Australian naval officers complete Aegis course in US

Members of the Royal Australian Navy, Navy civilians and Lockheed Martin employees celebrated the conclusion of their Aegis Combat System training. Photo: Lockheed Martin

Australian naval officers recently graduated from a two month Aegis combat systems course at the Combat Systems ...

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Australian minehunters stop in Fiji


Royal Australian Navy minehunters HMAS Huon and Diamantina made a brief stopover in Suva, Fiji on their way back ...

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NZ Navy marks 75 anniversary with International Naval Review


The Royal New Zealand Navy is hosting a 15-nation International Naval Review to mark the 75th anniversary of its ...

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USS Coronado enters Singapore

USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrives at Changi Naval Base to begin a rotational deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrived at the Singaporean Changi Naval Base to begin a ...

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Australia, Boeing sign four-year P-8A maintenance contract

Australian first P-8A Poseidon during its maiden flight. Photo: Boeing

The Australian Department of Defence and Boeing Defence Australia have signed a contract for the next four years of ...

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HMNZS Canterbury completes dry-docking period in Sydney

HMNZS Canterbury crew poses for the 2016 annual photo in Sydney. Photo: Royal New Zealand Navy

Royal New Zealand Navy’s multi-role vessel HMNZS Canterbury has returned from Sydney, Australia having ...

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Canadian frigate visits Singapore during Westploy 16

HMCS Vancouver at sea. Photo: Royal Canadian Navy

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Vancouver arrived in Singapore October 11 for a goodwill visit as part of ...

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Australian ASC splits into three businesses

Photo: ASC

Australian submarine and shipbuilder ASC announced October 11 that the Australian Government decided to separate ...

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Australian divers help Solomon Islands handle ordnance

Royal Australian Navy clearance divers prepare to destroy explosive remnants of war during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

A team of Royal Australian Navy clearance divers have been part of the team that cleared over 10 tonnes of World ...

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Ships get underway for sea phase of Bersama Lima 16

Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Navy ships departed the Singaporean Sembawang Naval Base today to begin the naval component of exercise Bersama ...

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Australian Navy patrol boats undergo mid-life refit

HMAS Glenelg prior to launch from the Austal shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia, 2007. Photo: Austal

Australian shipbuilder Austal has announced that it was contracted to deliver a mid-life remediation program to the ...

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HMAS Sheean returns from five-month deployment

Collins Class Submarine HMAS Sheean comes alongside Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West after being deployed for five months. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Following a five month deployment to south-east Asia, Australian Navy submarine HMAS Sheean returned to Fleet Base ...

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10 tonnes of WWII munitions destroyed in Solomon Islands

Royal Australian Navy clearance divers hauled in over 3.5 tonnes of WWII munitions from the ocean in the Solomon Islands in a single morning during Operation Render Safe in September. Photo: Australian Department of Defence

A month-long multinational mine clearing operation has destroyed over 10 tonnes of World War II munitions in the ...

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Singapore-hosted Bersama Lima 2016 kicks off

Illustration: Warships sail in formation during Bersama Lima 2014. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Singapore-hosted exercise Bersama Lima 2016 (BL16) was officially opened today at Changi Naval Base, Singapore. The ...

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Australian Navy receives first SM-2 for Hobart destroyers

CDRE Simon Ottaviano (R), RAN representing the delivery agent, and CDRE Michael Miko (L), RAN representing the customer. CDRE Ottaviano is the Director General Explosive Materiel Branch. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The first upgraded Standard Missile (SM-2) All-Up Round was delivered to the Royal Australian Navy in what ...

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USS Fort Worth departs Pearl Harbor en route home

USS Fort Worth in Singapore in August, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 30, following a ...

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Australian Navy prepares for ScanEagle UAS operations

ScanEagle UAS, with ViDAR set up to launch at Christmas Island Airport. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

A team from the Australian Navy’s unmanned aircraft systems unit have deployed to Christmas Island, ...

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USS Hopper sailor medically evacuated by Sri Lankan Navy

USS Hopper. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) was assisted by the Sri Lanka navy in an emergency ...

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Australia picks Lockheed for submarine combat systems work

A Shortfin Barracuda Block 1A pre-concept design released as part of the DCNS pitch.

Australian Minister for Defence Marise Payne announced September 30 that Lockheed Martin Australia has been ...

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USS Coronado heads for Singapore after repairs

Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for repairs on Sep. 4. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) departed Hawaii for a 16-month rotational deployment to the 7th ...

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Exercise Ika Moana gathers navies in South Pacific

His Majesty’s Armed Forces Tonga Navy LCM Voea Late, PPB Voea Pangai, Cook Island PPB TE Kukupa and Samoan PPB Nafanua. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The fourth iteration of the joint maritime surveillance operation Ika Moana involved more than 100 personnel from ...

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Australian Navy hosts Asia-Pacific submarine conference

Attendees of the Asia Pacific submarine conference 2016 (APSC) watch a submarine escape demonstration held in the Submarine Escape Training Facility at HMAS Stirling. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the 16th iteration of the Asia-Pacific submarine conference discussing ...

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Singapore hosts PSI exercise Deep Sabre 2016

The board-and-search teams from the Republic of Korea Navy during a maritime interdiction drill. The US Navy and the RSN also have board-and-search teams involved in the maritime interdiction, a component of the Exercise Deep Saber 2016. Photo: Singapore Ministry of Defense

The Singapore-hosted Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) exercise Deep Sabre 2016 kicked off September 27 at ...

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Australian Defence Forces hail Northern Shield a success

HMAS Newcastle patrols past a gas and oil platform during a North West Shelf patrol. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Exercise Northern Shield wrapped up earlier in September in Derby, Western Australia, with more than 1,200 troops ...

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