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Shipbuilding Underway Down Under

Australia has ambitious plans for the construction of new anti-submarine warfare frigates and diesel-electric submarines that will modernise Royal Australian Navy (RAN) capabilities in...
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India and South Korea launch new submarines

The proliferation of new diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs) in the Asia Pacific region continues apace, with Indian and South Korean shipyards launching new boats...
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Marine Jet Power Expands Operations in Korea

Marine Jet Power (MJP), a leading supplier of waterjet propulsion systems, has recently expanded it’s operations in Korea and moved into a new, state-of the-art...
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Thailand’s Defence Technology Institute seeks defense exports growth

Thailand’s research and development agency Defence Technology Institute (DTI) is inviting proposals for business partners for the joint development and production of offshore patrol...
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Philippine Coast Guard Commissions Second H145 helicopter

In October the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commissioned the second of two Airbus H145 helicopters ordered in September 2018, just four months after the...

Japan launches first Taigei-class diesel-electric attack submarine

The lead boat of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)’s new Taigei-class (29 SS) diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs) has been launched by builder Mitsubishi...
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A Matter of Status

SE Asian shipyards, traditionally smaller, look to build affordable vessels but may face economic peril in the post-COVID-19 world. Efforts to improve naval shipbuilding capacity...
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Saab Australia boosts Navy’s anti-submarine warfare capability

Saab Australia has signed contracts worth up to $20 million to provide the Royal Australian Navy with the latest generation anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training...
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Regional navies conduct flurry of training exercises

Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Asia Pacific naval forces pushed on regional deployments and exercises throughout September. JMSDF's Exercises Notable examples include...
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Arise Maritime Rotary VTOL

A number of OEMs are at various stages of developing unmanned rotorcraft that can be used off the back of a variety of warships. A...

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