Sea

US and Australian submarine programs have been the focus of the news cycle this week.

RAN’s Admiral’s Barge was recently refitted and reconditioned by the experts at High Tide, a Sydney City Marine company.

The Australian Space Agency had a big week at the 70th International Astronautical Congress.

Operation Render Safe 2019 has commenced in the Solomon Islands.

Naval Group has signed a subcontract with Jeumont Electric of France for the design of the Main Electric Propulsion Equipment for the Attack Class submarines.

HMAS Parramatta is being deployed to enforce United Nations Security Council sanctions imposed against North Korea.

Raytheon will provide combat system engineering support services to the RAN for up to six years.

The agreement is aimed at entrusting MacTaggart with the fabrication of equipment composing countermeasures and/or associated launch systems.

The strategic circumstances that Australia faces are ever changing. With a raft of shipbuilding programs on the horizon, the biggest in living memory, what situation will they face when they put to sea?

Lockheed Martin and Defence have appointed Safran to design three major Combat System components for the Future Submarine.

A plan to create the Australian Maritime Development Centre (AMDC) was launched last week at Pacific 2019.

Naval Group Australia gathered hundreds of interested delegates at the Pacific expo this week to give them an update on the work.

Finland’s Boomeranger Boats has won a contract to supply 41 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) to the RAN.

ASC and Jeumont Electric have confirmed plans to establish a joint Australian presence.

Ten years after the intention to replace and double the size of Australia’s submarine fleet was disclosed in the 2009 Defence White Paper, construction of the first of 12 conventionally-powered Attack-class boats under Project Sea 1000 is set to begin in 2023.