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Australia selects future army landing craft design, orders more patrol boats

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has selected Birdon Group as preferred designer for the Project Land 8710 Phase 1 programme, which seeks to...
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Naval ship designs a talking point at Indo Pacific 2023

New surface warfare platform designs being proposed for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN)’s hotly debated modernisation programmes took centre stage at the recently concluded...
US Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Canberra .

USS Canberra arrives in Sydney Harbour for historic commissioning

The future US Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Canberra has arrived in Sydney Harbour after transiting the Pacific on 18 July for its...
K9 155mm self-propelled howitzers

Asian Exports Surge Into World Defence Markets

Asian companies are rapidly populating the higher end of the world’s top 100 defence manufacturers. American, European and Russian manufacturers have long dominated the global...
Evolved Cape-class patrol ships

SEA 3036 Phase 1 Guardian-class deliveries keep rolling out despite COVID

Austal is set to deliver its 15th Guardian-class Patrol Boat out of a total of 21 and is making progress on the manufacture of...
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...

Industry partnerships line up to meet Australian landing craft requirements

Leading Australian defence companies have announced new partnerships aimed at addressing the Australian Department of Defence’s (DoD’s) LAND 8710 Phase 1A programme, which calls...
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Rohde & Schwarz to outfit Cape class patrol boats with naval...

Clear commitment by Austal and the Australian Government to strengthen the Cape class with class leading internal and external communication solutions by Rohde &...
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Coast Guards welcome OPV Boom

Asian-Pacific navies traditionally operate traditional warships leading the Coast Guards to benefit from very capable Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) have gained...
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AUSTAL delivers first Guardian Class Patrol Boat

AUSTAL delivered the first Guardian Class Patrol Boat (GCPB) to the Australian Department of Defence and then in a handover ceremony, presented the vessel to...

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