Ships

HMAS Sydney heads for US trials

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HMAS Sydney left her home port at Fleet Base East last week to conduct trials on her AEGIS weapons system with the United States Navy,...

The US Navy’s wasted ship-building decade

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The U.S. Navy spent a decade in the early 2000s building warships that either don’t work, cost too much to build in large numbers...

RAN explores new submarine repair method

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Some of the country’s leading defence specialists are adapting repair technologies to help the Australian Navy operate more effectively, create, an engineering website reports. Lurking...

Zumwalt aces rough-sea testing

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The stealth destroyer Zumwalt aced its rough seas testing, leaders from Naval Sea Systems Command said in a recent release, DefenseNews reports. Engineers from the...

Aussie-NZ goodwill replenished

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The crew of HMAS Hobart used a replenishment-at-sea exercise to pass gifts to the crew of the Royal New Zealand Navy’s newest ship, HMNZS...

PM should stand up to French over subs: Hewson

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By John Hewson* Scott Morrison has a unique opportunity to show some backbone, to stand up to the French and Defence in relation to one...

HMAS Canberra work an Australian first

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The recent completion of HMAS Canberra’s maintenance is the first time an operation on such a scale had been performed in Australia, Contact Air Sea and...

South Korea’s unnecessary aircraft carrier

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By Bradley Perrett* South Korea daily faces a risk of cataclysmic war: invasion by an army of more than 1 million, mass artillery bombardment of its...

Covid hits US ships in Mid-East

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A dozen troops on an amphibious transport dock ship and several more on a guided-missile cruiser have tested positive for the illness caused by...

Nimitz almost home after long deployment

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After heading over the horizon last April, just as the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning to upend life across America, the aircraft carrier Nimitz and...