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  • 4 September 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy and Marine Corps have deployed some 3,000 service members  for the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019 in areas of the Aleutian Islands, Southcentral Alaska and Southern California from Sept. 1-28. AECE is one in a series of US Indo-Pacific Command exercises in 2019 that prepares joint forces to respond to crises […]

  • 15 September 2011

      Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith, today remembered the 35 men who perished when Australian submarine AE1 was lost at sea during World War I​, with the unveiling of a memorial plaque in their honour. The Governor-General, Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, AC, and Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AM, CSC, RAN, officially unveiled […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of the arrival into Sydney of its first submarines, HMA Ships AE1 and AE2 on Saturday with a commemorative event at the Navy Heritage Centre in Sydney.   With the first surface flotilla arriving in Australia on 4 October 1913, the arrival of AE1 and AE2 […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    At the end of August, HMAS Waller conducted a ceremony in St Georges Channel, Papua New Guinea, to honour and remember the crew of AE1; the Royal Australian Navy’s first Submarine. The ceremony was led by Waller’s Commanding Officer, Commander Micheal Jacobson, CSM, and was attended by all off-watch personnel. The ceremony was conducted at […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australians have paid tribute to the first submariners lost in the Great War as they search for the wreck of HMAS AE1. Sixteen of those lost were Britons.   More than 1,500 people gathered in Simpson Harbour, Papua New Guinea, for a centennial service 100 years to the day that the boat was lost. Built […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Research & Development

    From its advanced survey vessel, the Fugro Equator, skilled survey personnel from Fugro will use a state-of-the-art multibeam echosounder to conduct a bathymetric survey and a sophisticated autonomous underwater vehicle for close examination of the search area. The expedition will be led by the not-for-profit-company Find AE1 Ltd and supported by Fugro, the Australian National […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMAS Yarra has completed a mission to search for the Royal Australian Navy submarine, HMAS AE1, off the Duke of York Islands, Papua New Guinea, which has resulted in the discovery of a number of contacts of interest.   Some of the contacts discovered in the search from 6-9 September were able to be classified […]

  • 14 November 2017

    The Australian government is giving out AUD $500,000 to support an expedition aiming to find HMAS AE1, the first submarine to enter service with the Royal Australian Navy. Defense minister Marise Payne announced the government would match a private investment which would allow Find AE1 Limited to proceed in its attempt to find the submarine and its […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Pearl Harbor survivor and USS Pyro (AE1) Sailor was remembered in an intimate sunrise ceremony in which his ashes were committed into the waters of Pearl Harbor near the Arizona Memorial, May 14. Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Rear Adm. Frank Caldwell helped honor the late Donald Green by presiding over the ceremony. […]

  • 23 April 2018

    A joint US and Australian expedition to survey Australia’s first submarine HMAS AE1 has provided detailed images of the 103-year old shipwreck, which lies on the seafloor off the Duke of York Islands in Papua New Guinea. The Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS AE1 was lost at sea with all hands on September 14, 1914. It […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s first commissioned submarine, the HMAS AE1, has been located 103 years after going under during World War I. The fate of 800 ton AE1 and her 35 crew members has remained one of the persistent mysteries of Australia’s military history. It was the first loss for the Royal Australian Navy and the […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Australian Navy Minehunter, HMAS Yarra, has been undertaking an underwater search off Papua New Guinea for HMAS AE1, the Navy’s first submarine.   AE1 was lost without a trace on 14 September 1914, with her full crew of three officers and 32 sailors. The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett AO, CSC RAN, […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    BAE Systems has awarded the UK-based technology group Cohort and its subsidiary SEA a further contract to provide its External Communications System for the second stage of the common External Communications System (cECS), for the Royal Navy. The value of this order will eventually be worth up to £17m (approx. $24,5M), and will cover further procurement and design […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Australia’s first submarine was most likely lost during an underwater operation off the coast of Papua New Guinea as it returned to Rabaul, according to the findings of a report from the expedition that found the wreck of HMAS AE1. The submarine was discovered during an expedition led by Find AE1 Limited in December 2017, […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    More than 99 years after it was scuttled in the First World War, a project to record, preserve and tell the story of the wreck of Australian submarine AE2, laying at the bottom of Turkey’s Sea of Marmara, is underway.   AE2 is one of the last untouched Gallipoli battlefield sites, and with the dedicated […]

  • 22 December 2017

    The Royal Australian Navy has shared a new image of HMAS AE1, its first submarine which was located this week off Papua New Guinea after a 103-year search.  The navy said the new image is providing researchers with “valuable new clues about the final moments of the boat and her 35 crew.” Compiled by Dutch […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy recently completed Black Carillon 16, a three week submarine escape and rescue exercise off the Western Australian coast. This year’s iteration of the exercise is the 15th in a series of Navy submarine escape and rescue exercises, designed to practice and prove established rescue procedures used in the rare instance requiring the evacuation of personnel […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Research & Development

    The uncharted wreck found yesterday, off Rabaul in Papua New Guinea, is likely to be a World War II Japanese submarine. Underwater vision taken by the Australian Minehunter, HMAS Gascoyne shows the wreck of a submarine, 55 meters below the surface in Simpson Harbour. The wreck is partially buried in the harbour floor but remains […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    AWD Alliance, the alliance in charge of delivering Royal Australian Navy ‘s air warfare destroyers, is set to launch the third and final destroyer in the class in a ceremony on Saturday, May 19. NUSHIP Sydney, as the ship is to be named, will be launched at ASC’s Adelaide shipyard. Sydney is entering the water two and […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder ASC on February 14 announced the appointment of a chief executive officer and managing director. The newly-appointed CEO Stuart Whiley has been interim CEO of ASC Pty Ltd since 2014. “Stuart brings a deep understanding of what it takes to create and sustain sovereign naval industrial capabilities and the board and I are […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractor Babcock has been selected to become marine systems support partner (MSSP) for the Royal Navy’s new Queen Elizabeth-class (QEC) aircraft carriers and Type 45 destroyers. The company said it was selected as preferred bidder for all four elements of a Ministry of Defence program that is potentially worth in the region of £360m […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian shipbuilder ASC has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the country’s Defence Science and Technology (DST) to further collaborate in the submarine-related technologies. Commenting on the new agreement, Stuart Whiley, ASC CEO, said: “I’m delighted to secure ASC’s continued collaboration with DST and look forward to further benefits for Australia’s operational submarine fleet, the Collins class, […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Australia’s dedicated submarine sustainment organisation, ASC, is collaborating with Australian national science agency, CSIRO, and DMTC Limited, to pioneer the use of additive manufacturing for the repair of the six Collins-class submarines.

  • 11 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s third and final air warfare destroyer, future HMAS Sydney, has completed sea trials and should be ready for delivery in February 2020. Sydney is the third and final ship being delivered by the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance which includes the defense department, Raytheon Australia, and ASC Shipbuilding supported by Navantia Australia. […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Two submarines left the ThyssenKrupp Shipyard in Kiel, Germany and headed to Colombia, November 11. They are expected to arrive at the Naval Base ARC Bolívar by November end. The Type 206 German submarine acquisition is part of the National Army’s modernization plan with support of the Ministry of National Defense (Colombia). According to the Colombian Navy, the vessels will […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy announced Feb. 21 that the March 8 graveside interment ceremony of the remains of two unknown Sailors recovered from the USS Monitor shipwreck will be open to the public. The unknown Sailors were lost along with 14 of their shipmates when Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N.C. on Dec. 31, 1862. All 16 […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian defense procurement office has accepted delivery of the Royal Australian Navy’s second Hobart-class air warfare destroyer NUSHIP Brisbane in a ceremony in Adelaide on Friday. The Department of Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group received the ship after it completed sea trials in May this year. The delivery ceremony, attended by defense industry […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Nearly 6,000 Sailors aboard the ships of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) returned to their homeport in Norfolk Dec. 10, following a seven-month deployment supporting operations with the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th fleets. Commanded by Capt. Brian Luther, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the flagship for GHWB CSG, returns […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC), a joint venture between DRS Technologies and Thales, successfully demonstrated advanced mine-hunting capabilities with the US Navy during the 2013 Fleet Experimentation (FLEX) Unmanned Systems (UxS) Campaign. By towing the unmanned high resolution synthetic aperture sonar (T-SAS), the system detected all exercise mines with increased area clearance rates. According to the […]