Category : Defence
Author: Вчера

An aircraft carrier strike group, consisting of ships of the Navy of Great Britain, the United States, Japan, Canada, the Netherlands and New Zealand, made its passage unhindered through the waters of the South China Sea. This was told by the commander of the international AUG, British Admiral Stephen Moorhouse.

Article: https://topcor.ru/22101-kitaj-sderzhanno-otreagiroval-na-pojavlenie-krupnejshej-aug-u-svoih-beregov.html
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Category : Defence
Author: Nicholas Dynon

In this exclusive interview with chief editor Nicholas Dynon, Secretary of Defence Andrew Bridgman talks Defence Assessment, Defence Capability Plan review,  international engagement, and the Ministry’s key priorities in 2021/22.

Article: https://defsec.net.nz/2021/10/06/defence-secretary-key-priorities-2021-22/
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Category : Defence
Author: APDR

Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Kaha is joining military partners as it transits the South China Sea en route to a major international defence exercise. The New Zealand Defence Force last month announced its participation in Exercise Bersama Gold 21, and that it would interact with the United Kingdom’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) as it conducts engagement activities in the Indo-Pacific region.

Article: https://asiapacificdefencereporter.com/hmnzs-te-kaha-joins-military-partners-on-transit-of-south-china-sea/
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Category : Defence
Author: MALCOLM TURNBULL

With the swirl of media soundbites, the impression has been created that the Australian government has replaced a diesel-electric French-designed submarine for a nuclear-powered American or British one. This is not the case.

Australia now has no new submarine program at all. We have cancelled the one we had with France and have a statement of intent with the UK and the US to examine the prospect of acquiring nuclear powered submarines.

Article: https://warontherocks.com/2021/10/trust-is-at-the-heart-of-australias-influence/
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Category : Defence
Author: BENJAMIN FELTON

Air Marshal Kevin Short, New Zealand’s Chief of Defence, visited Dublin over the weekend where he met Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces Lieutenant General Seán Clancy. During the meeting, they discussed ongoing negotiations between the two governments about the purchase of two former Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Lake-class Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPV) for the Irish Naval Service.

Article: https://www.overtdefense.com/2021/10/05/new-zealands-cdf-visits-ireland-as-discussion-around-ship-sale-heats-up/
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Category : Defence
Author: Jamie Ensor

A New Zealand Navy frigate is sailing through the disputed South China Sea as tensions between China and Taiwan escalate. 

The Defence Force on Wednesday morning said the Royal New Zealand Navy Frigate Te Kaha is joining the United Kingdom's Carrier Strike Group (CSG) - which includes the massive HMS Queen Elizabeth - and other military partners to transit through the South China Sea.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2021/10/new-zealand-warship-sailing-disputed-south-china-sea-as-taiwan-warns-we-will-fight-to-end-if-china-attacks.html
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Category : Defence
Author: Ed Scragg

A Royal New Zealand Navy frigate has joined with the UK’s Carrier Strike Group as it traverses the South China Sea en route to a major international defence exercise.

The Defence Force said the HMZNS Te Kaha was heading for Singapore where it would participate in Bersama Gold 21.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/300423965/hmnzs-te-kaha-joins-uk-carrier-strike-group-in-south-china-sea
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Category : Defence
Author: Dzirhan Mahadzir

KUALA LUMPUR – Two U.S. carrier strike groups drilled with the United Kingdom’s Carrier Strike Group 21 (CSG21) and a Japanese big-deck warship over the weekend in a major naval exercise in the waters off the southeast of Okinawa, Japan.

Article: https://news.usni.org/2021/10/04/u-s-u-k-aircraft-carriers-drill-with-japanese-big-deck-warship-in-the-western-pacific#more-88865
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