New Zealand’s Poseidon Adventure

New Zealand will soon significantly enhance its maritime surveillance capabilities with the approval by the United States for its request to acquire four Boeing...
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Amphibious Sustained Reach

Large ships can, by definition, support a number of tasks. Such flexibility inherent in both amphibious and logistics platforms is being exploited by a...

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...
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Airbus forms Team Maier to increase Australia’s sovereign industrial capability

Airbus has formed Team Maier and will partner with key Australian space and technology companies, and academia, as it launches its solution to Joint...

Rolls-Royce to provide engines for the RNZN’s

Rolls-Royce announced on 20 September that it would supply a Combined Diesel Electric and Diesel (CODLAD) propulsion system for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s...

China dispatches naval vessels on Tonga relief mission, while Australian LHD...

China has on 31 January dispatched two naval vessels to the disaster-hit Tonga as it expands its humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) efforts...
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Asian SOF looks for Protected Mobility

SOF vehicles can be light and quick, but for some operators there is also a proved need for greater protection for the operators. In April,...
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Royal New Zealand Air Force signs contract for CAE 700MR Series...

CAE today announced it has been awarded a contract from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to provide the Royal New Zealand Air Force...
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Babcock Preferred as Capability Partner on Australian Defence High Frequency Communications

Babcock International, the aerospace and defence company, has been selected by the Australian Government as the preferred tenderer to upgrade and sustain the Defence...

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