Australia’s new future submarines will be known as the Attack class, and negotiations for the Strategic Partnering Agreement are now complete.
Norway’s Accident Investigation Board’s report into the sinking of the KNM Helge Ingstad has caused a stir for Defence.
Serco has signed a new contract with the ADF to support the Mini-Typhoon, Typhoon and Toplite systems deployed on 23 RAN ships.
Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Simon Cullen has completed a report into the opportunities and challenges facing the RAN as autonomous and unmanned vehicle technology accelerates.
Naval Ship Management has won the contract to sustain and support the Landing Helicopter Docks and Landing Crafts.
BAE Systems has undocked HMAS Arunta at its Henderson facility, the first Anzac class frigate to receive a full Anzac Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade.
The first of the RAN's next auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) ships, the future HMAS Supply, has been launched.
BAE Systems has selected Lockheed Martin and Saab to deliver the Combat System integration on the Hunter Class frigates.
Austal's American subsidiary, Austal USA, has delivered the Expeditionary Fast Transport ship USNS Burlington (EPF 10) to the US Navy.
The SIA conference theme was centred around the Collins class life of type extension (LOTE); current thinking and the technology to be delivered under Sea 1450 from both defence and industry perspectives.
UK defence and security electronics system specialist SEA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Daronmont Technologies.
Australia’s historic shift to continuous naval shipbuilding has begun with construction starting on the new fleet of Offshore Patrol Vessels, to be named the Arafura class.
ASC has signed separate agreements with Jeumont and Saab on submarine design and service delivery for the Collins-class, the Future Submarines, and Sweden's A-26 class submarines.
Thales will sponsor a PhD at UniSA to find ways to ensure that the operator remains central in the maritime mission as increased levels of AI are introduced into service.