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Royal Australian Navy Task Group Arrives in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavor 2019 Exercises
March 18, 2019
Royal Australian Navy Task Group Arrives in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavor 2019 Exercises
Four vessels—HMAS Canberra, HMAS Success, HMAS Newcastle, and HMAS Parramata—arrived in Sri Lanka.
Royal Australian Navy Task Group Arrives in Sri Lanka for Indo-Pacific Endeavor 2019 Exercises
Australia's <em>Collins</em>-Class Submarines Enter a 20th Year of Trouble
February 16, 2019
Australia's Collins-Class Submarines Enter a 20th Year of Trouble
A Swedish shipyard’s troubles and Australia’s quest for new submarines.
Australia's Collins-Class Submarines Enter a 20th Year of Trouble
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
April 21, 2018
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
Australian warships found themselves in a confrontation with the People's Liberation Army-Navy in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: Australian Navy Vessels En Route to Vietnam Received Warnings From Chinese Navy
Trump Open to Joint Freedom of Navigation Operations With Australia
February 25, 2018
Trump Open to Joint Freedom of Navigation Operations With Australia
The U.S. president said he "would love" to see Australia join the U.S. Navy in the South China Sea.
Trump Open to Joint Freedom of Navigation Operations With Australia
A First: Indian and Australian Navies Plan Exercises Off Western Australian Coast
May 11, 2017
A First: Indian and Australian Navies Plan Exercises Off Western Australian Coast
The Indian Navy will join its Australian counterpart for an exercise off the coast of Western Australia.
A First: Indian and Australian Navies Plan Exercises Off Western Australian Coast
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
June 10, 2016
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
Rapid technological changes in underwater warfare may make the submarine as we know it obsolete by the 2040s.
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
May 06, 2016
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines?
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
The Deceptively Simple Reason Australia Picked the Shortfin <em>Barracuda</em>
May 02, 2016
The Deceptively Simple Reason Australia Picked the Shortfin Barracuda
Did Australia go with DCNS to keep the SSN option open?
The Deceptively Simple Reason Australia Picked the Shortfin Barracuda
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
April 30, 2016
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
The Diplomat's defense editors discuss Australia's recent Collins-class replacement decision.
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
April 27, 2016
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
How did the onetime frontrunner fail in its bid to build Australia’s next-generation submarine?
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
It's Official: France's DCNS Wins Australia's $50 Billion Future Submarine Contract
April 26, 2016
It's Official: France's DCNS Wins Australia's $50 Billion Future Submarine Contract
DCNS' conventional Barracuda-class variant beat out Japan's Soryu-class and Germany's Type 216.
It's Official: France's DCNS Wins Australia's $50 Billion Future Submarine Contract
HMAS <em>Canberra</em> to the Rescue in Fiji
February 29, 2016
HMAS Canberra to the Rescue in Fiji
HMAS Canberra highlights Australia's ability to contribute to humanitarian assistance/disaster relief in the Pacific.
HMAS Canberra to the Rescue in Fiji
How Will Australia Use Its Massive Warships?
October 20, 2015
How Will Australia Use Its Massive Warships?
Australia has some impressive naval hardware. How will it put these ships to work?
How Will Australia Use Its Massive Warships?
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s <em>Collins</em>-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
October 14, 2015
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s Collins-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
The Swedish company Saab Kockums offers to upgrade Australia’s subs while Canberra decides who will replace them. Is it worth it?
Could Saab Upgrade Australia’s Collins-class Submarine as a Stopgap Measure?
A First: Japan Will Share Classified Submarine Technical Data With Australia
May 07, 2015
A First: Japan Will Share Classified Submarine Technical Data With Australia
Japan will grant Australia access to classified data regarding the performance of its Soryu-class subs.
A First: Japan Will Share Classified Submarine Technical Data With Australia
Australia's Botched Sub Bidding Process Upsets Sweden
March 16, 2015
Australia's Botched Sub Bidding Process Upsets Sweden
A letter outlines why Sweden feels snubbed for not having been invited to bid for Canberra's new submarine fleet.
Australia's Botched Sub Bidding Process Upsets Sweden
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