Offshore Patrol 60 concept design

Austal evolves OPV design to multirole

Austal has developed a new Offshore Patrol 60 concept design that was displayed for the first time at the Indo-Pacific 2022 exhibition in Sydney. Matt...
Pinzgauer 6x6

New Zealand Army Utility Vehicle Replacement

The New Zealand Army is moving forward to replace its current fleets of tactical utility vehicles. The acquisition is the last of Tranche One...
Singapore Special Operations Task Group

Soldier Modernisation

The Asia-Pacific comprises a highly-congested and complicated operating environment for nations seeking to assert their authority and control over strategic areas, with armed forces...
Ellida logistics ship design

Ellida offers logistical support ship for RAN SEA 2200 programme

BMT is offering its Ellida logistics ship design for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN’s) SEA 2200 joint support ship project. A spokesperson for BMT told...
Optronic Mast System

Optronic mast destined for RAN’s Collins-class submarines

French defence company Safran has been selected to provide a search optronic mast for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) Collins-class submarine life of type...
Cobra Gold 2017

More nations to take part in Cobra Gold

Many more countries have expressed interest in taking part in the multinational Cobra Gold military exercise in Thailand this year, Supreme Commander Thanchaiyan Srisuwan...

US Navy concludes Valiant Shield 2022, readies for RIMPAC

On 17 June, the US Navy concluded the ninth edition of Valiant Shield, a high-end unilateral field training exercise following 12 days of combat...
Chief petty officers keep watch on the bridge of the US Navy (USN) Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Billings, in the Caribbean Sea in April 2022. The USN’s Freedom-class LCS vessels are fitted with the Lockheed Martin COMBATSS-21 system as their combat management system (CMS). (US Navy)

Thinking Warships

The increasing adoption of open architecture and artificial intelligence is growing the capacity of naval combat management systems. In simple terms, naval platforms deliver military...

Logistical Legacy Leaves Room for Change

Although a market with traditionally low numbers, there are plenty of airframe manufacturers ready to react to any gap in the military freighter market. The...

Beyond Kinetic Protection

Defeating inbound threats to naval vessels is now too fast to be left to a man behind a gunsight. Threats must now be defeated...

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