Sea

The Royal Australian Navy has successfully completed its annual submarine search and rescue exercise off the coast of Western Australia, along with international participants from Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Captain Dan LeRaye, executive director of the Collins LOTE, has told the SIA conference that it 'made a lot of sense' to opt for technologies and products as similar as possible to the Attack-class.

Indo-Pacific’s leading forum on submarines – the annual Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) conference – has commenced today at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash has been appointed by Trusted Autonomous Systems to develop a supporting framework for autonomous vessel compliance with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs).

Defence is seeking input from industry to support the ongoing management and operation of the Captain Cook graving dock at the Garden Island Defence Precinct in Sydney.

The three companies selected will supply a range of manufactured parts for prototyping blocks now under construction at the Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) of India has signed an agreement with the US to acquire Mk-54 lightweight torpedoes to be fitted on P-8I MPA aircraft.

Navy’s Hunter frigate program has been in the news of late, particularly with regard to construction delays and growth margin concerns. Julian Kerr spoke with Managing Director of BAE Systems Maritime Australia Craig Lockhart to find out more.

QinetiQ Australia and Nova Systems are part of the team in line for a global award in the US for building unique capability for the RAAF P-8A Poseidon aircraft in sea rescues.

The Astute class submarine went alongside HMAS Stirling in Rockingham, WA on Friday.

More details on Australia's intended acquisition of nuclear-powered submarines have come to light this week.

Defence is considering the acquisition of a sea mining capability that could initially be available from the mid-2020s.

The RAN and the Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) have completed a coordinated maritime patrol to enhance security along the shared maritime border.

Tenders opened today for a Capability Life Cycle Manager, which will see industry support and sustain the destroyers through their lifespan.

Three crewmembers of a Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter are safe after ditching their helicopter in the Philippine Sea during a routine flight overnight.

Defence has provided some details surrounding its potential purchase of 12 additional Lockheed Martin MH-60R Seahawk helicopters, initially reported by ADM earlier in the week.