• Australia's Johnston says he wouldn't trust ASC 'to build a canoe'

    Key Points Australian Defence Minister David Johnston has told the Senate that he wouldn't trust state shipbuilder ASC 'to build a canoe' Johnston made the comments after being asked about the status of the AWD programme, which sources have said is up to AUD800 million over budget and rising

  • ARES on track to deliver Qatar patrol boats

    Key Points ARES Shipyard is on track to supply 17 patrol craft to Qatar Production of vessels is scheduled to begin in 2015 Turkish shipbuilder ARES Shipyard is on track to supply the Qatari Coasts and Borders Security Department with 17 craft from the company's Hercules range of multirole patrol

  • Australia's Johnston says he wouldn't trust ASC 'to build a canoe'

    Key Points Australian Defence Minister David Johnston has told the Senate that he wouldn't trust state shipbuilder ASC 'to build a canoe' Johnston made the comments after being asked about the status of the AWD programme, which sources have said is up to AUD800 million over budget and rising

  • Indian MoD signs up for ACTAS towed array

    India's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed an INR3.06 billion (USD51million) deal with Germany's Atlas Elektronik for six low frequency Active Towed Array Sonar (ACTAS) systems to be fitted to Indian Navy (IN) warships. The urgency of the requirement to safeguard its assets, continually

  • Navantia launches ninth fast landing craft for Australia

    Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia launched the ninth of 12 LCM-1E amphibious fast landing craft for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at its yard in the Bay of Cadiz on 24 November. Ordered under a contract signed in September 2011, the 12 units will operate with the RAN's two Canberra-class

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  • Europe kick-starts tanker procurement project

    Europe has formally begun the acquisition process for a new aerial refuelling capability under the Multinational MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) Fleet (MMF) project, it was announced on 21 November. With the European Defence Agency having already harmonised requirements, a co-operation agreement was signed between the NATO Support

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