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Australia’s Deadliest Warship to Be Fitted With New Anti-Air Warfare Defense Technology
December 19, 2017
Australia’s Deadliest Warship to Be Fitted With New Anti-Air Warfare Defense Technology
Australia’s latest guided-missile destroyer will be fitted with the so-called cooperative engagement capability.
Australia’s Deadliest Warship to Be Fitted With New Anti-Air Warfare Defense Technology
Australia’s 2nd Air Warfare Destroyer Begins Sea Trials
November 22, 2017
Australia’s 2nd Air Warfare Destroyer Begins Sea Trials
The new warship is expected to be delivered to the Royal Australian Navy in 2018.
Australia’s 2nd Air Warfare Destroyer Begins Sea Trials
Australia’s Role in a New Korean War
November 15, 2017
Australia’s Role in a New Korean War
What role would Australia's military play if a Second Korean War broke out?
Australia’s Role in a New Korean War
How South Korea and Australia Can Boost Naval Modernization in Southeast Asia
October 27, 2017
How South Korea and Australia Can Boost Naval Modernization in Southeast Asia
South Korea and Australia could be attractive options for Southeast Asian states looking to boost naval capabilities.
How South Korea and Australia Can Boost Naval Modernization in Southeast Asia
Australia’s Future Frigates to Be Fitted With Advanced Missile Defense System
October 05, 2017
Australia’s Future Frigates to Be Fitted With Advanced Missile Defense System
The Royal Australian Navy has selected the Aegis combat management system for its Future Frigates.
Australia’s Future Frigates to Be Fitted With Advanced Missile Defense System
Australia Just Commissioned Its Deadliest Warship
September 27, 2017
Australia Just Commissioned Its Deadliest Warship
The Royal Australian Navy has commissioned the lead ship of a new class of air warfare destroyers.
Australia Just Commissioned Its Deadliest Warship
Indian Warships Arrive in Australia for Military Exercise
June 13, 2017
Indian Warships Arrive in Australia for Military Exercise
The Indian Navy and Royal Australian Navy will hold their first-ever bilateral naval drill off the coast of Western Australia this month.
Indian Warships Arrive in Australia for Military Exercise
Australia Reveals New Shipbuilding Plan
May 17, 2017
Australia Reveals New Shipbuilding Plan
The plan supports the most comprehensive regeneration of the Royal Australian Navy since the Second World War.
Australia Reveals New Shipbuilding Plan
Australia to Increase Defense Budget
May 11, 2017
Australia to Increase Defense Budget
The roughly 6 percent increase will help bring defense spending to two percent of GDP by 2021.
Australia to Increase Defense Budget
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
March 07, 2017
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
The air warfare destroyer HMAS Hobart is expected to be delivered to the RAN in June 2017.
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
Australia’s Most Powerful Warship Completes Sea Trials
September 27, 2016
Australia’s Most Powerful Warship Completes Sea Trials
Australia’s first air warfare destroyer successfully completed sea trials this month.
Australia’s Most Powerful Warship Completes Sea Trials
Australia Receives 24th and Final Sub-Killer Helicopter
August 03, 2016
Australia Receives 24th and Final Sub-Killer Helicopter
The Royal Australian Navy has taken delivery of its final MH-60R Seahawk Romeo maritime helicopter.
Australia Receives 24th and Final Sub-Killer Helicopter
Will India Help Build Australia’s New Submarines?
July 21, 2016
Will India Help Build Australia’s New Submarines?
New Delhi’s experience with French submarines could come in handy for Australia’s shipbuilding industry.
Will India Help Build Australia’s New Submarines?
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 Sends First Upgraded <em>Anzac</em>-Class Frigate to Middle East
June 08, 2016
Australia Sends First Upgraded Anzac-Class Frigate to Middle East
This marks the first operational deployment for an Anzac-class with a new anti-ship missile defense upgrade.
Australia Sends First Upgraded Anzac-Class Frigate to Middle East
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
April 30, 2016
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
While the outcome is a missed opportunity, it’s worth remembering that bilateral ties are much more than a single deal.
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
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