Australian Navy not taking part in exercise Malabar

Australia has been unsuccessful in its efforts to secure the participation of its forces in this year’s ...

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Australia launches "Defence Industrial Capability Plan"

The Australian government on April 23 released its Defence Industrial Capability Plan which is aimed at developing ...

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HII, KBR to establish Australia's Naval Shipbuilding College

The Australian government has selected a joint venture between Huntington Ingalls Industries and Kellogg Brown ...

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HMS Sutherland stops in Adelaide on Australia tour

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland stopped in Adelaide on February 23, for a visit as part of her ...

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Australia unveils new defense export strategy

The Australian federal government has unveiled a new defense export strategy aimed at turning Australia into a ...

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Damen picks Taylor Bros to build barges for RSV Nuyina

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has contracted Taylor Bros of Tasmania to build two Antarctic landing barges for the RSV ...

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Austal to build two more PPBs for Timor Leste

Timor Leste has agreed to have two Guardian-class pacific patrol boats (PPBs) built by Australian shipbuilder ...

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Australian companies bag UK Type 26 contracts

Two Australian companies have received contracts for work on the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 frigates, ...

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Australian Maritime Technologies returns after tkMSA buyout

The management of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Australia (tkMSA) announced it completed the buyout of the business ...

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Australian government funds Cairns Marine Precinct upgrades

The Australian government is providing AUD$24 million in funds for upgrades in the Cairns Marine Precinct. ...

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USS Bonhomme Richard visits Melbourne

US Navy sailors and marines aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrived in Melbourne, Australia, for a port ...

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New shipyard site starts construction in Osborne, Australia

The Australian government is starting construction of a new surface shipbuilding yard in Osborne, South Australia, ...

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Damen cuts steel for Australian antarctic research vessel

Construction of Australia’s new antarctic supply research vessel (ASRV) started in Romania with a ...

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Forgacs starts construction of $80M shipbuilding facility

Australian shipbuilder Forgacs, through its parent company Civmec Construction and Engineering Pty Ltd, marked the ...

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Italian FREMM frigate arrives in Western Australia

Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere arrived in Western Australia on Wednesday with Italian defense ...

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US Navy co-hosts biofutures forum in Queensland, Australia

The U.S. Navy and Queensland government started a two-day Biofutures Industry Forum at the Brisbane Convention and ...

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Sri Lanka Navy prevents 18 from reaching Australia

The Sri Lankan Navy intercepted a people smuggling boat attempting to come to Australia illegally in the morning of ...

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Navantia to build two replenishment ships for Australia

Although an official announcement has still not been made, Spanish newspapers reported that the Australian ...

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ThyssenKrupp, Civmec aim for Australian submarine build

Civmec, in collaboration with ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), unveiled December 14 a newly-built submarine hull ...

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BAE Systems to Reduce Workforce in Australia

BAE Systems, a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company, in an update on its ...

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Australia: Maritime Museum Opens New Attraction

The Australian National Maritime Museum opened its new ‘Action Stations’ attraction on Sunday, November 8, in ...

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