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Does RAN need Tomahawk missiles?

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By Marcus Hellyer* The Department of Defence appears to be in the early stages of identifying a ship-launched land-attack missile for acquisition. The government assessed...

Australian warship to join UK Pacific exercise

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An Australian warship is expected to join HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Carrier Strike Group for exercises in the Pacific region later this year, UKDJ reports. Details...

Italy’s flagship in F-35B trials in US

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Following its Atlantic crossing, the aircraft carrier Cavour, the flagship of the Italian Navy, will conduct its first trials with the F-35B Lightning II...

Canadian Navy chooses multi-role ship

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Like many navies around the world, the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is making use of the most modern technological advancements in the design and...

Roosevelt, Nimitz in South China Sea

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Aircraft carriers Theodore Roosevelt and Nimitz, along with their carrier strike groups, conducted dual carrier operations this month (Feb 2021) in the South China Sea...

$800m for new landing craft

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Defence will invest up to $800million to acquire new fleets of Australian-built amphibious vehicles and landing craft that will be able to transport land...

Dreadnought submarine set for 2030s

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The Defence Secretary has confirmed that first of class nuclear missile submarine HMS Dreadnought is “on track” for delivery in the early 2030s, UKDJ...

Contract for RN drone jammer awarded

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The Ministry of Defence has awarded a £2 million contract to Kirintec to fill an urgent capability requirement to provide counter-unmanned air system (C-UAS)...

RN drones in anti-smuggling drive

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Drones could play a 'key role' in tracking drug runners and smugglers after successful trials with the Navy's newest class of ships in the...

Unmanned vessels doing dull, dirty and dangerous

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A longstanding slogan for the best use of unmanned systems is to perform “dull, dirty and dangerous” missions instead of humans, the US Naval...