Australia: Ministers for Defence Release Coles Review

Ministers for Defence Release Coles Review

Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith, and Minister for Defence Materiel, Jason Clare, today released the report of ...

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Royal Australian Navy Commissions HMAS Choules

Royal Australian Navy Commissions HMAS Choules

The Royal Australian Navy now has enhanced amphibious warfare capability with the commissioning in Fremantle today ...

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US 7th Fleet Visits Sailors of Naval Air Facility Misawa

US 7th Fleet Visits Sailors of Naval Air Facility Misawa

Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet paid a visit to the Sailors of Naval Air Facility Misawa, its tenant commands, and ...

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Indonesian Police Department Receives High-Speed Patrol Boats

Indonesian Police Department Receives High-Speed Patrol Boats

Three high-speed patrol boats built by Strategic Marine for the Australian Federal Police (AFP) have been ...

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Forward-Deployed Amphibious Assault Ship USS Essex ...

Forward-Deployed Amphibious Assault Ship USS Essex Returns to Sasebo, Japan

The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) returned to Sasebo, Japan Dec. 8 after completing a ...

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Japan Coast Guard Places Order for Explorer Autonomous ...

Japan Coast Guard Places Order for Explorer Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

International Submarine Engineering Ltd.  announces that the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has placed an order for an ...

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Australia: Maritime Systems Division Announces Tender ...

  In order to meet for underwater navigation capability requirements for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) the ...

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Royal Australian Navy Holds NEOC 45 Graduation Ceremony

Royal Australian Navy Holds NEOC 45 Graduation Ceremony

A diverse group of 67 Australians graduated as officers in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at RAN College, HMAS ...

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Royal Australian Navy, FPR Announce Exciting Scheme

Royal Australian Navy, FPR Announce Exciting Scheme

The Royal Australian Navy and Ford Performance Racing (FPR) have joined forces to support and grow the next ...

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Government Approves Upgrade of RAN’s Aznac Class ...

Government Approves Upgrade of RAN's Aznac Class Frigates with Advanced ASDM System

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

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Three Royal Australian Navy Frigates Depart Sydney for ...

Three Royal Australian Navy Frigates Depart Sydney for Exercises

Three Royal Australian Navy Frigates have departed Sydney Harbour bound for the coast off Newcastle to continue a ...

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Australia: BMT Design & Technology Bags Contract ...

  Melbourne based BMT Design & Technology, a subsidiary of the BMT Group, the international maritime ...

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Australia, China Cooperate on Humanitarian Assistance ...

Australia, China Cooperate on Humanitarian Assistance,Disaster Relief

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith today announced that the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has commenced Exercise ...

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ADMM-Plus EWG PKO Takes Place in Wellington, New Zealand

ADMM-Plus EWG PKO Takes Place in Wellington, New Zealand

The 1st ADMM-Plus Experts Working Group Meeting on Peacekeeping Operations (ADMM-Plus EWG PKO) was held in ...

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Australian Navy Holds Recognising Ceremony

Australian Navy Holds Recognising Ceremony

The Minister for Defence and Member for Perth, Stephen Smith MP and the Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, ...

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Divers from Australian Clearance Diving Team One ...

Divers from Australian Clearance Diving Team One Conduct Piracy Operations Training

Divers from Australian Clearance Diving Team One boarded and secured merchant vessels in Sydney Harbour recently, ...

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RAN Decommissions HMAS Kanimbla

RAN Decommissions HMAS Kanimbla

The last of the Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious Landing Platforms, HMAS Kanimbla (II), was decommissioned at her ...

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USNS Safeguard Departs Onagawa,Japan

USNS Safeguard Departs Onagawa

Sailors and civilians aboard USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) departed Onagawa after spending days in the tsunami-stricken ...

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Australian Navy Presents Latest Aircrewmen Trainees at ...

Australian Navy Presents Latest Aircrewmen Trainees at Fleet Air Arm Museum

The latest Aircrewmen trainees were presented with their wings by Captain Chris Smallhorn on behalf of Commander ...

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Type 23 Frigate Visits Ascension Island

Type 23 Frigate Visits Ascension Island

HMS Montrose has visited Ascension Island as part of her mission to promote British interests in the South Atlantic ...

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RAN to Hold Farewell Ceremony for HMAS Kanimbla

RAN to Hold Farewell Ceremony for HMAS Kanimbla

The Landing Platform Amphibious ship HMAS Kanimbla will be warmly farewelled on Friday 25 November in a traditional ...

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Australia: Minister for Defence Attends Memorial ...

Minister for Defence Attends Memorial Service to Honour Perished Sailors, Airmen

On the 19 November the Minister for Defence Stephen Smith attended a memorial service in Geraldton, Western ...

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KBR to Develop, Deliver Virtual Training Program for ...

  KBR  announced it has been contracted by BAE Systems to develop and deliver a virtual training program to ...

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Virginia-Class Fast Attack Submarine USS Texas Visits ...

Virginia-Class Fast Attack Submarine USS Texas Visits Yokosuka

Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) arrived in Yokosuka Nov 22 for a port call over the ...

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USS George Washington Returns to Yokosuka, Japan

USS George Washington Returns to Yokosuka, Japan

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to her forward operating port of Yokosuka, Japan Nov. ...

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Australia: Radar Expert Gets Science Achievement Award

Radar Expert Gets Science Achievement Award

The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, has presented the Minister’s award to Dr ...

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Mobilarm, Dutch Navy Sign Crewsafe V200 MSLD Contract

Mobilarm, Dutch Dutch Navy Sign Crewsafe V200 MSLD Contract

Global marine safety equipment provider, Mobilarm Limited announced today that it has secured its first production ...

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