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Navy Tests Amphibious Group Concept at US-Australia Military Exercise

The U.S. Navy operated its ships alongside Australia’s frigates to test an amphibious warfighting concept dubbed Upgunned Expeditionary Strike Group during the Exercise Talisman Saber 2017 joint U.S.-Australia military exercise, USNI News reported Monday. Rear Adm. Marc Dalton, commander of the Navy’s Expeditionary Strike Group 7, told USNI News that the Upgunned …

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Joint US-Australia Space Surveillance Radar Becomes Fully Operational

The U.S. Air Force and Australia’s jointly-operated space surveillance radar system has achieved full operational capability status following completion of a relocation effort that began in 2014. Australia’s defense department said Tuesday the C-band radar system was transferred from Antigua to the Harold E. Holt Naval Communication Station in Western Australia. Australian defense …

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Australian F-35, EA-18G Jets to Debut in March

Australia’s defense ministry will showcase a pair of Lockheed Martin-built F-35A fighter jets at the Australian International Airshow on March 3. The airshow will mark the Australian debut of F-35 planes in conjunction with the country’s first Boeing-built EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft, Australia’s air force said Tuesday. “The F-35A will bring significant opportunities to Australian …

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Office of Naval Research Demos Autonomous Underwater Vehicles; Jason Stack Comments

The Office of Naval Research has demonstrated unmanned undersea vehicles that work to help marine personnel counter underwater mines. ONR said Friday 40 remotely operated vehicles were presented and tested during the two-week technology demonstration held at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland. Some of the platforms demonstrated at the event …

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