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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...
OPV

The Naval Workhorse – The Rise of OPVs

Offshore Patrol Vessels are gaining popularity as a cheaper but increasingly more capable option to more sizeable and expensive ‘grey navy’ options. The Asia-Pacific region...
OPV80-Lurssen

Australia’s New OPV Announced

Germany’s Lürssen has been awarded the prime contract for Australia’s Sea 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) in a contract worth at least $3 billion....
RSS Independence

Small Platforms Make A Big Difference

Freedom of navigation and ‘presence’ missions in response to territorial disputes with the Peoples Republic of China, fishery patrols and interdiction of migrants at...
The Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade project

Defence Down Under

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is one of the best-equipped militaries in the Asia-Pacific region and several programmes are underway introducing new and upgraded...
Cape Class

Austral Cape-Ability

Following the success of the ‘Cape’ class patrol boat in service with the Australian Border Force Austal is now building two ‘Cape’ class vessels...

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