Sea

The US Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems deployed for the first time on January 26.

The RAN has opened a centralised warfighting agency at Garden Island.

Every surface vessel using Sydney Harbour or Port Botany is controlled by the Authority’s Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) system, supplied and supported by Airbus Defence and Space.

The US State Department has approved a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) o support the Australian Surface Combatant Program.

HMAS Toowoomba left Fleet Base West for a six-month deployment to the Middle East on January 13.

The report notes that Defence has assessed the program to have a high level of risk.

The $24 million extension of the Navy Training Systems Centre at Randwick Barracks has been completed.

Naval Group has signed nine different MoUs with Australian companies to manufacture its torpedo countermeasure solutions.

Naval Group and Airspeed will respond to the design competition launched by Lockheed Martin Australia for the masts of the Attack-class submarines.

Naval Group Pacific and a UNSW team have successfully demonstrated how a carbon composite embedded with fibre optics could be used for structural applications in marine vessels.

JFD has set new global benchmarks for international submarine rescue following the successful completion of rigorous exercises off the coast of WA.

Naval Group has signed a subcontract with Babcock for the design of the weapon discharge system for the Attack class submarines.

3D printing technology developed in Darwin will be deployed by the RAN in a world-first trial that will streamline the maintenance of patrol vessels.

The Commonwealth has handed over the latest Guardian-class patrol boat to the Solomon Islands.

The RAN's Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) flagships HMA Ships Adelaide and Canberra have achieved final operational capability.