Friday, January 27, 2023

Topic: Australia

Australia to purchase long-range HIMARS missile system

Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles on Thursday confirmed that Canberra is boosting its long-range strike capability with the purchase of U.S.-made missile systems. According to Defense Minister, the...

Royal Australian Navy to get new stealthy underwater drone

The Australian Department of Defense has announced that the Royal Australian Navy will test a stealthy underwater drone developed by the Anduril Australia. The stealthy extra-large autonomous undersea...

US Navy fast-attack submarine arrives in Australia

The U.S. Navy has announced that the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrived at Royal Australian Navy HMAS Stirling Naval Base, Australia, for a scheduled...

Australia is set to buy two dozen C-130J Super Hercules aircraft

Australia has moved a step closer to a major renewal of its strategic airlift capabilities with the U.S. State Department’s approval of the possible sale of two...

Ukraine to receive more Australian Bushmaster mine-protected vehicles

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced on Wednesday the second package of support to Ukraine, which includes more 4x4 Bushmaster light armored vehicles. "Australia has been unequivocal in...

Australian Army declares initial operating capability for Boxer CRV

On 15 October, the Australian Army declared Initial Operating Capability (IOC) for its fleet of the Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV). The Australian Army achieved the milestone under...

Australia unveils electric variant of Bushmaster armored vehicle

The prototype of the new electric Protected Military Vehicle (ePMV), better known as electric Bushmaster, was unveiled during the Chief of Army Symposium 2022. Assistant Minister for Defence...

US B-2 bombers arrive in Australia to conduct deterrence missions in Indo-Pacific region

The U.S. Air Force has said that its B-2 Spirit bomber aircraft arrived in Australia as part of the Enhanced Air Cooperation (EAC) initiative. Stealth bombers, assigned to...

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