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Thursday, June 28, 2018
BAE Wins $25.7 Billion Australian Frigate Contract
June 28 (Reuters) – Britain’s BAE Systems PLC has won a A$35 billion ($25.7 billion) contest to deliver anti-submarine warfare frigates for the Australian navy, the Australian government said on...
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Australian Navy Underway To Help Evacuate 11,000 From Vanuatu Volcano
By Garfield Clinton Reynolds (Bloomberg) Australia is sending a naval vessel to help Vanuatu in its efforts to evacuate 11,000 residents from Ambae Island as a volcano there threatens to...
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Australia Wants Exports With $68 Billion Naval Investment
By Jason Scott (Bloomberg) Australia wants more from its $68 billion investment in new ships and submarines than just a more capable navy. With final bids due this month...
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Propulsion Problems Put Australia’s Largest Warships Out of Action
By Harry Pearl SYDNEY, May 20 (Reuters) – Australia is investigating if problems in the propulsion systems of two $1.5 billion warships built by manufacturers from Spain, Germany and Britain...
Friday, April 29, 2016
How France Beat Out Japan to Clinch $40 Billion Submarine Deal
By Tim Kelly, Cyril Altmeyer and Colin Packham TOKYO/PARIS/SYDNEY, April 29 (Reuters) – In 2014, a blossoming friendship between Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Thousands of Australian Shipbuilding Jobs Safe Under New Naval Frigates Program
Jason Scott (Bloomberg) — Australia will build a new fleet of navy ships locally, safeguarding thousands of jobs and ensuring the future viability of the industry, Prime Minister Tony...
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Australia’s Military Shipbuilders Need Overhaul, Defence Minister Says
Australia’s military shipbuilding industry needs to cut costs and become more productive to win contracts as the government seeks to buy 40 ships and submarines over the next two decades, Defence Minister Kevin Andrews said.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Australian Frigate Intercepts Huge Stash of Heroin
While supporting Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) off the coast of east Africa, Australia’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba discovered 388 kgs of heroin aboard a dhow. Commander Cath Hayes,...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Australian Navy Chief Inspects Fire Damage to HMAS Bundaberg
The Chief of the Royal Austrialian Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, was at a Brisbane dockyard on Wednesday to inspect damage to a the Armidale Class Patrol Boat that caught fire around midday on Monday.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Australian Navy Seizes Heroin Worth $268 Million From Dhow Off Kenya
By George Obulutsa NAIROBI, April 25 (Reuters) – An Australian warship patrolling the Indian Ocean has seized more than a tonne of heroin worth A$289 million ($268 million) from a...
Monday, February 10, 2014
Asylum Seekers Detail Abuse by Australian Navy as Boat Towed To Indonesia
By Aubrey Belford KUPANG, Indonesia, Feb 10 (Reuters) – On New Year’s day, 45 asylum seekers in a ramshackle wooden boat slid ashore on a small island off the Australian...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
With Burn Blistered Hands, Asylum Seekers Claim Mistreatment from Australian Navy
By Matt Siegel SYDNEY, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Australia on Wednesday rejected claims by a group of asylum seekers that they were beaten and suffered burns while being returned to...
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
3rd Time’s the Charm, Australian Navy Responds to Asylum Seekers in Distress
While transiting from Singapore to Christmas Island, HMAS Wollongong was tasked to respond to a vessel in distress which was eventually located approximately 52 nautical miles southwest of Tanjung (Cape)...
Monday, June 18, 2012
Did the British Navy Sell the Australian Navy a Â£65 Million Rustbucket?
When most of the world envisions the British Navy with impeccably dressed officers, calling orders in the shadow of the gallant ensign are supplemented with the hardened might of Lord Nelson’s dauntless...
Friday, February 10, 2012
Australian Warship Busts Drug-Runners in Northern Arabian Sea
Combined Task Force 150 (CTF), one of three Task Forces within Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) conducted a successful disruption of a vessel carrying illicit cargo in the north Arabian Sea,...
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