Australian Navy apprentices geared for AWD destroyers

The Royal Australian Navy is preparing its apprentices for the operation of new Hobart-class air warfare destroyers ...

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Study: Australia could benefit from shorter warship life

Reducing the service life of major Royal Australian Navy ships from 30 to 20 years could prove beneficial both for ...

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Royal Australian Navy frigate deploys to South East Asia

Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat departed Western Australia on April 3 kicking off a ...

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HMAS Darwin sails one last time from Fleet Base West

Royal Australian Navy’s oldest warship HMAS Darwin departed Fleet Base West after what will probably be the ...

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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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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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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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Spanish frigate Cristobal Colon arrives in Sydney

Spanish Navy’s Aegis-equipped frigate Cristobal Colon arrived in Sydney on Friday as part of her role in ...

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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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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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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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