Naval sustainment creates industry opportunities

December 7, 2020 – Defence is adopting a new approach to the sustainment of its Navy fleet, creating significant opportunities for Australian industry to become involved. Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group Head Maritime Systems Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm said the result would ensure delivery of complex naval capabilities while increasing opportunities for local small and medium businesses. “We are looking…

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USCGC Polar Star Deploys to Arctic Waters

December 4, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB 10) departed Friday for a months-long deployment to the Arctic to protect the nation’s maritime sovereignty and security throughout the region. The 44-year-old heavy icebreaker will project power and support national security objectives throughout Alaskan waters and into the Arctic, including along the Maritime Boundary Line between the United States…

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Royal Navy Shadowed Nine Russian Ships in Recent Weeks

December 4, 2020 – The Royal Navy has monitored nine Russian vessels around the UK in recent weeks. Every move made by the Russians – a surfaced submarine, destroyer, corvette, patrol ship and their supporting tugs and supply ships – was watched closely by eight RN ships from the English Channel and the Celtic Sea to waters close to the…

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