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Centre Alliance has introduced the Defence Amendment (Sovereign Naval Shipbuilding) Bill 2018 into the Senate to 'inject the concept of sovereignty' back into Australia’s Naval Shipbuilding program.

Critical design work on the Future Submarine Program will move to South Australia from 2022.

Australian shipbuilder Austal has delivered its eighth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to the US Navy.

Correspondence released by the Senate Economics Committee outlines an attempt by the Department of Defence for its Naval Shipbuilding Advisory Board not to appear before an inquiry into the Future of Naval Shipbuilding.

HMNZS Te Kaha is in Canada to commence the shipyard industrial refit phase of the ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project.

Chair of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) John Pollaers is urging employers, employee representatives and industry experts to have their say on the membership of a new Naval Shipbuilding Industry Reference Committee (IRC).

The Royal Australian Navy’s HMA Ships Anzac, Toowoomba and Success have completed a port visit to Vietnam following a confrontation with the Chinese military in the South China Sea.

The Australian Submarine Corporation has notified the government of a reduction of its workforce as work on the Air Warfare Destroyers winds down.

Saab Australia has been chosen by Luerssen to provide the Situational Awareness System for the RAN’s 12 new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs).

Australia will gift Timor-Leste two new patrol boats built by Austal following the finalisation of the shipbuilding arrangements.

The ADF’s ability to defeat enemy air threats has been boosted with the successful testing of the new Cooperative Engagement Capability.

Civmec Limited has been awarded a contract from Luerssen Australia to supply and process steel for all 12 Sea 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV).

Birdon, a family-owned engineering and services business headquartered in Port Macquarie, has handed over the first of 374 Australian designed Bridge Erection Boats to the US Army under a $325 million contract.

Australian-owned major warship builder, ASC Shipbuilding, has commenced work assisting in the maintenance of the advanced Maritime Aviation Training Vessel, MV Sycamore.

JFD has delivered submarine rescue equipment worth $19.7 million to the RAN, which means that for the first time, the entire crew of an Australian submarine can be treated simultaneously.