Australia issues Request for Tender for Future Frigates

The Australian government on Friday released the Request for Tender (RFT) for the Royal Australian Navy’s $35 ...

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French DCNS, Indonesian PT PAL sign co-op agreement

French shipbuilder DCNS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indonesian shipyard PT PAL to increase ...

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HMAS Melville evacuates stranded tourists

Royal Australian Navy’s hydrographic ship HMAS Melville rescued over 400 stranded guests and staff from ...

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South Australia warns of local content in naval shipbuilding

South Australian Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith has warned the Australian government about ...

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USS Coronado crew to be relieved after nine-month stint

The crew of the U.S. Navy’s Singapore-based littoral combat ship USS Coronado will be welcoming relief in ...

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Australian Submarine Command Course joined by US submariners

The recent visit of the U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles class attack submarine, USS Oklahoma, to the Australian Fleet ...

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HMAS Choules heads for cyclone support mission

Royal Australian Navy’s amphibious landing ship dock HMAS Choules set sail for northern Queensland in ...

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US Navy guided missile cruiser wraps up 212-day deployment

After spending some seven months operating independently in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, U.S. Navy’s guided missile ...

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Australia to open new maritime technical college in 2018

The Australian government is establishing a maritime technical college to identify, train or retrain workers for ...

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HMAS Canberra flight trials a tri-service undertaking

The first of class flight trials that Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra conducted ...

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Navantia contracts MAN for Australian Navy tankers

Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has picked MAN to provide main and GenSet engines to power the two new fleet support ...

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Pacific Partnership mission ship visits Myanmar

The United States Navy expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4) is making a goodwill visit to ...

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ASC, Forgacs join forces for Australian OPV construction

Australian shipbuilders ASC Shipbuilding and Forgacs Marine and Defence have teamed up to jointly bid for the ...

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STS Young Endeavour circumnavigates Australia

Royal Australian Navy’s sail training ship Young Endeavour completed a ten-month circumnavigation of ...

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Australian frigate rescues three from stricken yacht

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Parramatta rescued three South African sailors from a yacht which lost its mast ...

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Australian defence industry minister tours Spanish frigate

Australia’s minister for defence industry visited a Spanish Navy frigate downselected for the Future Frigate ...

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Italian frigate arrives in Indonesia on Asia-Pacific tour

Having wrapped up her participation in the Australian Navy exercise Ocean Explorer on March 5, Italian Navy FREMM ...

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Royal New Zealand Navy opens Anzac combat system trainer

The Royal New Zealand Navy recently opened an Anzac combat system trainer following the first major milestone of ...

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HMAS Sirius returns to fleet after refit

Royal Australian Navy’s fleet replenishment tanker HMAS Sirius is preparing to return to the fleet following a ...

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US Navy submarine calls at HMAS Stirling

U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) visited Australia’s largest ...

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Anzac-class frigates complete ASMD upgrade program

Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Stuart is set to complete her anti-ship missile defense ...

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Austal opens new PPB-R shipbuilding facility

Australian shipbuilder Austal opened a new shipbuilding facility that will be used for the Pacific Patrol Boat ...

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Royal Canadian Navy ships start Poseidon Cutlass deployment

Two Royal Canadian Navy ships departed Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt on March 6 to start the Poseidon Cutlass ...

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