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USS Ford’s vast 5-acre deck

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Even for those familiar with the impressive acreage of a Nimitz-class carrier flight deck, the vastness of the Gerald R. Ford's flattop is eye-watering. While...

New (satellite-hidden) dry dock set for Pearl Harbour

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The U.S. Navy is planning the first new submarine repair facility at the Pearl Harbor shipyard in Hawaii since World War II, Navy Times...

Hypersonic weapons coming to US subs

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The Navy is on track to field a hypersonic strike weapon on submarines by 2025, the head of the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs said...

US Navy destroyer shoots down ICBM

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The U.S. Navy has shot down an intercontinental ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean with an SM-3 Block IIA missile in a milestone test...

HMAS Canberra goes into docking

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The flagship of the Royal Australian Navy, Landing Helicopter Dock HMAS Canberra, has entered the Captain Cook Graving Dock at Garden Island, Sydney, Navy Daily...

Submarines: speak now or forever hold your peace

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By Tom Lewis* From where I sit in Darwin, the greatest Australian defence scandal of the twentieth century was the lack of Spitfires in Darwin...

SIA conference to shed light on submarine projest

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By Nicholas Stuart* Perhaps it's because only a thin band of metal separates a submariner from instant death. Or perhaps it's because unique bonds are...

Submarines: why no nuclear option?

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By Peter Jennings* After the publication of the 2016 defence white paper in February that year, I was approached by a senior politician who had...

Submariners at risk, veteran diver warns

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By Anthony ‘Dusty’ Miller* Last week Defence announced that the Royal Australian Navy’s contract for a new submarine rescue system is on the department’s ‘project of interest’...

SIA conference scores top speaker line-up

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Another high-profile speaker has been confirmed for the upcoming 10th Biennial Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) Conference 2020 – Australia’s Minister for Defence Industry,...