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Indonesia to make $125B Defence Investment Including 50 Warships
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

Indonesia to make $125B Defence Investment Including 50 Warships

The AUKUS deal with Australia and the loss of KRI Nanggala-402 submarine forced Indonesia to make an investment in the navy.

Bulgaria to Acquire Second-Hand Submarines
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

Bulgaria to Acquire Second-Hand Submarines

Bulgaria is considering acquiring submarines due to the Russia- Ukraine tension.

Israel and Germany Signed long-Waited $3.4B Submarine Acquisition Deal
Navy / Maritime

Israel and Germany Signed long-Waited $3.4B Submarine Acquisition Deal

Israel agreed with Germany to acquire three Dakar-class (originally Dolphin class) submarines, the first of which will be delivered within nine years.

Type 26 Frigate to be armed with cruise/anti-ship missiles despite AUKUS
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Type 26 Frigate to be armed with cruise/anti-ship missiles despite AUKUS

Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates will be equipped with ‘Future Cruise/Anti–Ship Weapon’ (FC/ASW )despite the AUKUS deal that the UK signed with Australia.

AUKUS Sets the Details of the Cooperation Program by Early 2022
Regional / Strategy

AUKUS Sets the Details of the Cooperation Program by Early 2022

The U.S., UK and Australia have committed to finalising a work program by 2022 after delegates concluded their first AUKUS meetings at the Pentagon.

Australia Decided to Replace its MRH-90 Taipan with Black Hawks
Air

Australia Decided to Replace its MRH-90 Taipan with Black Hawks

The Australian Army decided to replace its current European fleet of 47 MRH-90 «Taipan» multi-role helicopters with U.S. Black Hawk helicopters.

Australia Signs the AUKUS Deal
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

Australia Signs the AUKUS Deal

Australia inked an agreement with the US and the UK to access sensitive nuclear submarine intelligence through their AUKUS security alliance.

STM is Set to Launch Shallow Water Combat Submersible in 2022
Navy / Maritime

STM is Set to Launch Shallow Water Combat Submersible in 2022

At the 10th Naval Systems Seminar, STM Defence declared that the Shallow Water Combat Submersible (SWCB) STM 500 design is complete.

FBI Trapped Nuclear Engineer for Selling Information
Navy / Maritime Country

FBI Trapped Nuclear Engineer for Selling Information

U.S. nuclear submarine engineer and his wife are arrested in West Virginia with espionage-related charges. The FBI set up a trap.

French Reaction Caused Counter Reactions
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

French Reaction Caused Counter Reactions

French President Emmanuel Macron is furious about the cancelled Australian Submarine deal. His foreign minister calls the deal with the US “a betrayal”.

Dynamic Monarch/ Kurtaran Media Day is Held
Navy / Maritime

Dynamic Monarch/ Kurtaran Media Day is Held

Exercise Dynamic Monarch / Kurtaran-21, hosted by Turkish Naval Forces, is being conducted under the command of COMSUBNATO at Aksaz .

   Macron is also furious at neutral Switzerland over the F-35 deal.
Air Bilateral Relations

Macron is also furious at neutral Switzerland over the F-35 deal.

The trip to France by Federal President Guy Parmelin, which had been planned for six months, falls through the cracks. French President Emmanuel Macron does not want to meet with the Swiss President.

Paris summoned US and Australian Ambassadors Over Submarine Deal
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Paris summoned US and Australian Ambassadors Over Submarine Deal

French ambassadors to the United States and Australia have been summoned in response to a new agreement between the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia under which Australia will receive nuclear-powered submarine technology from the US and the UK.

Egypt Receives 4th German Submarine
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations

Egypt Receives 4th German Submarine

Egypt celebrated the joining of a German Type 209/1400 submarine (S44) to Egyptian naval forces.