Australia's 2020 Defense Strategic Update and 2020 Force Structure Plan, released on 1 July 2020 by the Department of Defense (DoD), outline a new strategy for Defense and the capability investments to deliver it.
Tag Archives : Australia
30 Jun 2020
In support of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Destroyer Enterprise, Lockheed Martin Australia has successfully executed a range of complex Aegis upgrades onboard HMA Ships Hobart and Brisbane at Garden Island, Sydney during the challenging COVID-19 lockdown period.
27 Jun 2020
The Royal Australian Navy's third ANZAC-class frigate HMAS Warramunga has passed a significant milestone in her Anzac Class Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia, with the installation of a new mast.
23 Jun 2020
In a first, all three amphibious vessels of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), HMAS Canberra, HMAS Choules and HMAS Adelaide, sailed together in formation.
18 Jun 2020
Australia’s maritime approaches will be further strengthened with the purchase of an additional Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS), bringing Australia’s Triton fleet to three.
10 Jun 2020
Australia's Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) has acquired a BlueComm undersea communications system from Sonardyne International Ltd. as part of its ongoing program in maritime autonomous systems (MAS).
09 Jun 2020
HMAS Anzac has joined HMAS Arunta as the second Anzac Class Frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade.
05 Jun 2020
Australian company BlueScope Steel AIS has signed a contract with ASC Pty Ltd Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of BAE Systems Australia , for the Hunter-class Frigate program.
04 Jun 2020
Work has begun on a new purpose built facility at Henderson in Western Australia which will house the Royal Australian Navy’s Submarine Rescue System.
01 Jun 2020
Australia’s dedicated submarine sustainment organisation, ASC, is collaborating with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and DMTC Limited, to pioneer the use of additive manufacturing for the repair of Collins Class submarines.