WA facing “Chasm of Death”

The new West Australian Labor Government is keen to further develop the outer harbour south of Fremantle which comprises the Australian Marine Complex at Henderson. Credit: AMC

SA's 'valley of death' looked more like a pothole in comparison.

RNZN littoral capability under a cloud

The RNZN's last hydrographic ship, HMNZS Resolution, was decommissioned in 2012.
Credit: Ross Browne via Wikimedia Commons

The LOSC capability had been scheduled to enter service in 2020.

Aerial maritime surveillance contract for Pacific neighbours

A Cobham CL-604 Challenger contracted for AMSA SAR duties. Cobham would be a likely bidder for the FFA contract. Credit: Cobham

Bids will close on June 9 to provide a manned fixed-wing surveillance service to be contracted by Australia’s Department of Defence but coordinated by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency. Premium

Nextgen Jammer design ready for testing

The first of the RAAF's EA-18G Growlers made its debut at the Avalon Airshow in February. Credit: Nigel Pittaway

The system will address the emerging, advanced threats and increased threat density using the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array. Premium

Moonraker secures Italian dream of gold

The dome of the MASTIS terminal can be seen here on HMAS Canberra at mid level right. Credit: Loic LeGuilly

Moonraker Antennas Systems are currently in operation in several naval platforms worldwide including the Australian Canberra class LHDs.

Sunshine Coast business urged to think Defence

More than one hundred delegates gathered at the Innovation Centre of the University of the Sunshine Coast for the inaugural event. Credit: ADM David Jones

The Defence Industry Forum signals a desire to expand the Sunshine Coast’s narrow economic base.


The Armada's Replenishment Oiler A16 SPS Cantabria at anchor in Jervis Bay along with multi-national ships for the 2013 International Fleet Review. Australia's two replacement AORs are based on the Cantabria design. Credit: Defence

The system has already been installed on Navy's two Canberra Class LHDs and aboard the three Hobart Class DDGs. Premium

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