Australian Navy acquires echo sounder systems

CEESCOPE™ 200 kHz single beam echo sounder survey systems. Photo: CEE HydroSystems

Royal Australian Navy’s Cairns-based hydrographic group has recently received several  CEESCOPE™ 200 kHz ...

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Photo of the day: HMAS Anzac celebrates 20th birthday at sea

HMAS Anzac 20th birthday

Sailors aboard the Royal Australian Navy’s frigate HMAS Anzac formed the number 20 on the flight deck to mark ...

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Indian Navy fleet sails out for South China Sea deployment

Photo: Indian Navy

The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet, under the command of Rear Admiral SV Bhokare, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern ...

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RAN commissions Brisbane Navy base as HMAS Moreton

A commissioning ceremony is held for HMAS Moreton in Brisbane Queensland.
Photo: ABIS Steven Thomson/Commonwealth of Australia

The Royal Australian Navy formally commissioned the Brisbane Navy Headquarters – South Queensland as HMAS Moreton ...

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French, Royal Australian Navy Chiefs meet in Canberra

French, Royal Australian Navy Chiefs meet in Canberra, Australia

Chief of the Royal Australian Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, welcomed his French counterpart, Admiral Bernard ...

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US Navy destroyer visits Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga

US Navy destroyer visits Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga

U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance became the first U.S. warship to dock ...

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USS Montgomery completes acceptance trials

US Navy's eighth Independence-variant LCS completes acceptance trials , USS Montgomery

Australian-based shipbuilder Austal has announced that littoral combat ship 8 (LCS 8), the future USS Montgomery, ...

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Australian Anzac frigate visits Manila

Australian Anzac frigate visits Manila

The lead ship of Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class guided missile frigates, HMAS Anzac, will be on a visit ...

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French Navy's B2M ship heads for overseas base

B2M d’Entrecasteaux

French Navy’s d’Entrecasteaux, the first of four B2M multi-mission ships, on May 11 sailed from Brest, France ...

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USNS Mercy prepares for lead role in Pacific Partnership

USNS Mercy crewmembers during the abandon ship drill. Photo: US Navy

Crewmembers aboard the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) recently participated in an abandon ...

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Australian Navy aids Pacific Island's fisheries patrols

Delegates from the Royal Australian Navy, the New Zealand Defence Force, Tonga and the Cook Islands at the Cenotaph in Alofi, Niue.
Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy has joined the fight against illegal fishing around Niue, securing greater maritime ...

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Royal Australian Navy leases life rafts

Survitec Managing Director Australia, Craig Johnson with Director General Maritime Support Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Commodore Stephanie Moles. Photo: RAN

The Royal Australian Navy has recently signed a five-year contract for the lease of inflatable life rafts with ...

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Australian submarine visits Japan

HMAS Rankin. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Despite of the fact that Australia did not choose Japan to build its submarines, the two countries are deepening ...

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Navantia will build Australian replenishment ships

Australian replenishment ships

Australia has contracted Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to build two replacement replenishment ships for the Royal ...

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Australia contracts Austal for Pacific Patrol Boats

Pacific Patrol Boat

The Australian government has signed a contract with Austal to build and sustain up to 21 steel-hulled vessels to ...

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US Navy authorizes 12th expeditionary fast transport ship

Photo: Austal

Austal Limited on May 5 announced it was awarded a US$18.5 million contract to procure long-lead-time materials for ...

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Australian Navy oiler celebrates 30 years of service

Former and current Commanding Officers of HMAS Success. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Success celebrated her ‘pearl’ anniversary of 30 years of service to ...

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Last Anzac-class frigate docks for ASMD upgrade

Photo: HMAS Stuart (III)/Facebook

Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Stuart (III) was recently docked in preparation for ...

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Australia awards Anzac-class frigate sustainment contract

HMAS Stuart, sixth Anzac-class frigate. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

The Australian Government has signed a long-term contract for the sustainment of ANZAC Class Frigates centered in ...

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'Fat Leonard' bribery case claims another US Navy Captain

Captain Select Misiewicz was stationed on USS Mustin at the time of his involvement in the bribery. Photo: US Navy

A U.S. Navy Captain Select was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for bribery charges, admitting that he ...

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Australian submarine rescue center hosts Indian official

Submarine Escape and Rescue Manager, Commander Kenneth Marr, RAN, escorts Indian Defence Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandrkant Chandegave on a tour through the Submarine Escape and Rescue Centre (SERC), HMAS Stirling. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Indian Defense Advisor to Australia, Captain Chetan Chandegave, recently visited the Royal Australian Navy’s ...

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Australian Navy appoints new Warrant Officer

Australian Navy appoints new Warrant Officer

Australian Navy has a new most-senior sailor with the appointment of Navy’s eighth Warrant Officer of the Navy. ...

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JMSDF Representatives tour HMS Raleigh

JMSDF Representatives tour HMS Raligh

Representatives from the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) have been given a tour of the facilities used ...

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Bluedrop Training & Simulation inks AOPS contract

Bluedrop Training & Simulation inks AOPS contract

On April 28th Fleetway and Irving Shipbuilding announced a $15 million contract to Halifax-based company Bluedrop ...

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