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  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s defence shipbuilder Austal hit by cyber security breach and extortion attempt.

  • 21 July 2015

    The total number of Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs), the fastest growing segment of the naval vessels market, ordered last year marked a 4 percent increase, while the number of planned orders has also increased by 4 percent, OPV Market Report for 2015-2016 by Defence iQ finds. At least 24 countries are known to have a total […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, the leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced that it has received a contract to deliver upgrades to the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence’s current fleet of REMUS 100 vehicles. BlueView Technologies 3D MicroBathymetry systems and GeoAcoustics GeoSwath interferrometric sonar will now be integrated with the vehicles, […]

  • 21 July 2015

    The total number of Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs), the fastest growing segment of the naval vessels market, ordered last year marked a 4 percent increase, while the number of planned orders has also increased by 4 percent, OPV Market Report for 2015-2016 by Defence iQ finds. At least 24 countries are known to have a total […]

  • 3 November 2010

    The Japanese Defence Ministry has decided to expand the Maritime Self-Defence Force’s (MSDF) submarines from the current 16 units to 22, Kyodo News reported, citing defence ministry and MSDF officials. The plan, scheduled to be compiled in December, is part of Japan’s basic defence program for fiscal 2011 to 2015 and aims to reinforce its […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Austal today, Jan. 17th, welcomed a high profile defence delegation, including the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defence, to its Western Australian facility. The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, the UK Secretary of State for Defence, was accompanied by Australia’s Minister for Defence, the Hon Stephen Smith, MP; Australia’s Chief of Defence Force, General […]

  • 4 May 2012

      Canada’s leading defence and military magazine, Canadian Defence Review, has released its annual survey and ranking of defence companies in Canada. Irving Shipbuilding, a key supplier to the Royal Canadian Navy, and one of Canada’s most important shipbuilding firms, has been ranked Canada’s # 1 Defence Company for 2012 in the CDR survey. This […]

  • 6 January 2020

    British-flagged commercial vessels will again be accompanied by Royal Navy ships in the Strait of Hormuz.

  • 3 February 2014

    An Environment Agency operations team worked around-the-clock to protect people in Bude, Cornwall, from flooding after a sea defence was damaged during the weekend storms. The workers raced to re-build the damaged defences once again before the second high tide came in and again threatened to flood the community of Bude. Saturday morning’s large waves […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    JFD Australia has secured a $7.2 million contract from the Australian Government Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG). The contract is to build and pressure test ring stiffened cylinders modelling submarine-like hulls . The hull is the most structurally important part of a submarine as it allows the submarine to withstand incredible amounts of water […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched a competition seeking proposals that can provide future offshore wind farm mitigation for UK Air Defence surveillance. The GBP 2 million innovation competition seeks to reduce and remove impact wind farms have on UK’s Air Defence systems to boost green energy growth. It includes alternative technologies […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, welcomed the leadership of the United States Defence Force and Australian Defence Force to Carnegie’s Wave Energy Research Facility for a briefing on Carnegie’s flagship Perth Wave Energy Project. Carnegie’s Perth Wave Energy Project is located at Garden Island in Western Australia, home to HMAS Stirling, Australia’s largest […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Communities in southern, south west and central England remain at risk of flooding, with further heavy rain expected to affect the country today and tomorrow. Continued heavy rainfall means that flooding will remain for several days. Although water levels may fall throughout today, they are expected to rise again on the Thames and Severn, affecting […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chris Lade has been appointed Defence Sales Manager at Saab Seaeye, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric remotely operated underwater vehicles. This is a new position with responsibility for sales of underwater vehicle systems to the defence industry and follows Saab Seaeye’s expanded role in the defence industry since the transfer of Saab’s underwater vehicle […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major new flood defence in Leeds, which will protect hundreds of homes and businesses and safeguard the future economy, has begun construction. The new £50 million defences are the first of their kind for the area. In total, they will protect over 150 businesses and reduce the potential disruption caused by flooding for 3,000 […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, the UK Secretary of State for Defence, was accompanied by Australia’s Minister for Defence, the Hon Stephen Smith, MP; Australia’s Chief of Defence Force, General David Hurley, AC, DSC; Australia’s Defence Secretary, Mr Dennis Richardson, AO and other defence personnel from both the United Kingdom and Australia. The visit […]

  • 30 January 2006

    Australia’s defence industry will be on display at a major defence exposition in Sydney as companies and state governments jockey for position ahead of the awarding of multi-billion dollar shipbuilding contracts.

  • 25 November 2011

    The Netherlands Ministry of Defence released the tender for construction and supply of 2 patrol craft for use by the Marine Corps, Security Division, with a steel or aluminum hull and a 5 person crew capacity. The main dimensions of the vessels are not strictly limited, except that the maximum depth should be less than […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fylde Borough Council will conduct a major planning to secure sea defences and future management of the coastline. Works will include improved sea defences at Fairhaven Lake and Church Scar and may, depending on funding, begin as soon as 2017. Sea defences at Pleasure Island are also being considered with a longer timescale of possibly […]

  • 26 August 2011

    Secretary Defence Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited Jaffna Peninsula to have glimpse into lives of Jaffna people and to find ground facts on po… (defence) [mappress] Source: defence, August 26, 2011;

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency in the South West has announced it is making good progress inspecting and repairing flood defences damaged during the winter storms and floods. More than 100 flood defence structures including river banks, pumping stations, sluices, gates and beach defences were damaged earlier this year in Somerset and Dorset after some of the […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands Ministry of Defence released the tender for construction and supply of 2 patrol craft for use by the Marine Corps, Security Division, with a steel or aluminum hull and a 5 person crew capacity. The main dimensions of the vessels are not strictly limited, except that the maximum depth should be less than […]