Australian Navy Forces Lead Maritime Component of RIMPAC 2012

Australian sailors, soldiers, airmen and women have joined defence forces from 21 other nations, including France, ...

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Spain: Major Milestone in Construction of ADF’s ...

Major Milestone in Construction of ADF's Amphibious Ships

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the launch of the ...

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Dewaruci’s Cadets Amaze Crowds While on Their Way ...

  On her way to Fleet Week Boston, the Indonesian tall ship, KRI Dewaruci and her crew spent four delightful ...

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Spanish Combat Supply Ship Cantabria to Operate with ...

Spanish Combat Supply Ship Cantabria to Operate with Royal Australian Navy

Spain and Australia have agreed today that the Combat Supply Ship Cantabria will operate with the Royal Australian ...

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HMNZS TE KAHA, HMNZS ENDEAVOUR Take Part in RIMPAC 2012

HMNZS TE KAHA and HMNZS ENDEAVOUR sailed from Devonport Naval base at the beginning of June bound for Hawaii and ...

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Work on Building RNZN’s Two Newest Boats Advances Steadily

Work on Building RNZN’s Two Newest Boats Advances Steadily

Work on building the Navy’s two newest boats—TAKAPU and TARAPUNGA—is advancing steadily at Opua in the Bay of ...

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Australia: ASC Enters Collins Class Submarines ...

Australia’s national submarine builder and maintainer of the six Collins Class submarines – ASC Pty Ltd has ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Intercepts Multiday Fishing Trawler ...

Sri Lanka Navy intercepted a multiday fishing trawler bound for Australia in the seas off Negambo on 29th June ...

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Australia: Former RAN Deputy Chief to Run ...

To strengthen its defence business development activities and capabilities Austal has appointed former Deputy Chief ...

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Navy’s Newest Ship Ocean Shield Arrives in Australia

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced on June 30 that ...

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SPS Cantabria to Sail into Australian Waters in 2013

The Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith, announced that the Royal Australian Navy would participate in a unique ...

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USS Cape St. George, HMS Daring Complete Four-Day ...

Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) took part in a four-day training exercise with the ...

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Royal New Zealand Navy Gets Six New Divers

A Hamilton Boys High School old boy is one of six new Navy Divers who have managed to pass the gruelling 16 week ...

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Australia: HMAS Stirling Team Raises Money for Navy’s ...

An eight-man team from HMAS Stirling (CAPT Brett Wolski) successfully completed the 2012 Gibb River Road Mountain ...

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Austal Appoints Defence Distributor for Kelvin Hughes ...

Austal Appoints Defence Distributor for Kelvin Hughes in Australia, New Zealand

Leading electronics provider Kelvin Hughes has appointed global defence prime contractor Austal to lead its ...

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HMNZS ENDEAVOUR Finishes Providing Diesel Fuel to Cook ...

HMNZS ENDEAVOUR Finishes Providing Diesel Fuel to Cook Islands

The New Zealand Navy’s replenishment tanker HMNZS ENDEAVOUR has just finished providing approximately 70,000 litres ...

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Dutch, Australian Armed Forces to Intensify Cooperation

Dutch, Australian Armed Forces to Intensify Cooperation

The Dutch and Australian armed forces are looking into ways to intensify their cooperation with regard to cyber ...

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Amphibious Ship HMAS Choules Returns to Sydney

Amphibious Ship HMAS Choules Returns to Sydney

One of the Navy’s amphibious ships HMAS Choules has suffered a defect which has caused her to return to Sydney. ...

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US, ROK and Japan to Conduct Two-Day Trilateral Naval ...

US, ROK and Japan to Conduct Two-Day Trilateral Naval Exercise

The United States, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan will conduct a two-day, trilateral naval exercise June 21 ...

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Australia: Fleet Air Arm Museum Gets Lord Mountbatten Letter

Fleet Air Arm Museum Gets Lord Mountbatten Letter

It was only a three hour train journey but it was a trip that took Mr Ron Heron back more than 50 years when he ...

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HMAS Newcastle Visits Namesake City

HMAS Newcastle Visit Namesake City

Over 2700 Novocastrians took the opportunity to cross the gangway of their City’s namesake ship during a three-day ...

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Australia: Ford Performance Racing Drivers Visit HMS ...

Ford Performance Racing Drivers Visit HMS Coonawarra

Ford Performance Racing drivers Will Davison and Mark Winterbottom swapped the wheel of their high performance V8 ...

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USS Michigan Visits Yokosuka

USS Michigan Visit Yokosuka

The Ohio-class guided missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, June 13, for ...

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Japanese Ministry of Defense Buys REMUS 600 System

Japanese Ministry of Defense Buys REMUS 600 System

Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and the leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles ...

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Australia: Commander Reaches 4000th Flying Hour

Commander Reaches 4000th Flying Hour

A clear lower deck was called at 808 Squadron on 4 June so the Squadron could assemble to watch their Commanding ...

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Australia: Austal Hosts Keel-Laying Ceremony for First ...

Austal Hosts Keel-Laying Ceremony for First Vessel of Cape Class Patrol Boat Program

Demonstrating the rapid progress of the Cape Class Patrol Boat Program, Austal today hosted a keel-laying ceremony ...

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Royal Australian Navy Welcomes Bell 429 Into Service

Royal Australian Navy Welcomes Bell 429 Into Service

“These are indeed exciting times”, 723 Squadron Commanding Officer, Commander Matthew Shand told the assembled ...

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