F-35, SM-6 prove networked naval warfare

In a test the F-35 has proven its support of NIFC-CA. Credit: Lockheed Martin

A US Marine Corps F-35 Lightning II and an Aegis Weapon System have successfully engaged a target with an SM-6 missile for the first time during a live fire exercise.

VIC Government buys ex-Holden site

Holden occupied the 37.7 hectare site for more than 80 years. Credit: caradvice.com.au

The Victorian Government has purchased the General Motors Holden (GMH) site at Fishermans Bend.

New Albatross facility opened as last Romeo delivered

The baby of the fleet inside the new 8,300 square metre facility. Credit: Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed Martin and the US Navy have delivered the last MH-60R Seahawk helicopter as a support facility for the new fleet of aircraft was officially opened. Premium

SIA sets record straight on nuclear subs prospect

Nuke boats flying the White Ensign? Not yet says SIA. Virginia class nuclear-powered submarine USS Hawaii prepares to berth at HMAS Stirling. Credit: Defence

The Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) has come out swinging in defence of the Government’s decision to procure conventional submarines for the Sea 1000 Future Submarine program.

Indonesian frigate completes sea trials

Although designed for a wide range of missions, the primary missions of the Sigma are anti-air, anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare. Credit: DSNS

The first of two Sigma10514 PKR naval frigates built by Damen for the Indonesian Navy has successfully completed its sea trials. Premium

Boeing/Saab unveil new aircraft for T-X

The Boeing/Saab T-X. The single-engine, twin-tail aircraft was presented to the public on 13 September. Credit: Boeing/Saab

Boeing and its partner Saab AB have unveiled two production T-X aircraft yesterday designed specifically for the US Air Force training mission. Premium

Fourteen navies attend inaugural Regional Commanders’ Conference

Heads of Delegation attending the Regional Fleet Commanders' Conference held in conjunction with Exercise Kakadu 2016. Credit: Defence

The Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, hosted 14 of his counterparts or their representatives for the inaugural Regional Commanders’ Conference. Premium

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