China has always had a formidable army, but only since 1996 has it begun to develop as a maritime power.
China's naval strategy has been to prevent America from ever projecting its power by sea in the Asia-Pacific region again. Now that it's worked, the region needs to take notice.
The Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide. The site is the centre of Australia’s naval industry.
Australia's naval shipbuilding projects could anchor the future of advanced manufacturing in the national economy.
The French submarine, Shortfin Barracuda, designed by the DCNS group, to be the design base for Australia’s new fleet.
AAP Image/DCNS Group
Australia's new submarine fleet will be designed for a range of different missions in our challenging maritime environment.
Crewed submarines like the HMAS Rankin might become a thing of the past.
United States Navy, Photographer's Mate 1st Class David A. Levy
Autonomous submarines might do for naval warfare what drones are doing for air warfare. So should Australia consider autonomous subs as a replacement for the Collins class?
There are operational naval reasons behind Scott Morrison’s decision to put asylum seeker arrivals and ‘turn backs’ behind a shroud of secrecy.
Acting opposition leader Chris Bowen said in a doorstop interview earlier this week that: There is absolutely no operational reason for the new minister of immigration not to be up front with the Australian…
Will a Team Australia approach get the job done?
Federal Defence Minister Stephen Smith has announced an inquiry into the reliability of Australia’s six Collins Class submarines. He also called for US assistance in building new submarines to replace…