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Budget 2013-14: Australian Defence Budget Overview

Budget 2013-14: Australian Defence Budget Overview

The 2013 Defence White Paper (the White Paper) addresses the range of significant international and domestic developments which influence Australia’s national security and defence settings, including their impact on force posture, future force structure and the Defence budget. The White […]


US shift to Asia on track despite budget cuts: admiral

US shift to Asia on track despite budget cuts: admiral

Plans to expand the American naval presence in the Pacific with new ships and hi-tech weaponry will go ahead despite steep budget cuts, the US Navy chief said before a trip to the region. Admiral Jonathan Greenert told AFP in […]


Release of the 2013 Australian Defence White Paper

Release of the 2013 Australian Defence White Paper

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Defence Minister Stephen Smith today released the 2013 Defence White Paper. The 2013 Defence White Paper complements the National Security Strategy released on 23 January 2013, and the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper […]


2013 Defence Whitepaper: The Future Australian Submarine Program

2013 Defence Whitepaper: The Future Australian Submarine Program

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Mike Kelly today announced further steps the Government has taken to progress the Future Submarine Program. The 2013 Defence White Paper highlights the strategic value and […]


Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System Delivered To Australia

Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System Delivered To Australia

A key piece of the combat system for the Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers – the Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System (CIWS) – has arrived in Adelaide. The Phalanx system for the future destroyers Hobart and Brisbane have been shipped from the United […]


Lockheed Completes 400th Digital Cockpit for 1st Australian MH-60R

Lockheed Completes 400th Digital Cockpit for 1st Australian MH-60R

Lockheed Martin has completed the 400th Common Cockpit avionics suite for the U.S. Navy’s MH-60 Seahawk helicopter program. The digital cockpit will be installed aboard the first of 24 MH-60R (Romeo) anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare helicopters to be acquired by […]


Final Saab Giraffe Radar Arrives In Australia

Final Saab Giraffe Radar Arrives In Australia

Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the final of three Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) Giraffe radars has arrived in Australia. Mr Clare said two radar systems are currently operating in Tarin Kot. This third system […]


Australian Air Warfare Destroyers Continue to Take Shape

Australian Air Warfare Destroyers Continue to Take Shape

The sonar block for the first of Australia’s three Air Warfare Destroyers has been received from Spanish shipbuilder and AWD platform designer Navantia. The sonar block arrived by road train from Melbourne following a six-week journey by sea from Spain. […]


Australia Welcomes Chinese Navy Ships

Australia Welcomes Chinese Navy Ships

Three People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy ships arrive in Sydney tomorrow as part of a four day port visit. The ships Yi Yang, Chang Zhou and Qian Dao Hu are returning to China from counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of […]


 
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