Royal Australian Navy and Spanish Armada Special Sea Dutymen close up on the flight deck of ESPS Cristóbal Colón for entry into Sydney Harbour following exercises at sea.
Three months have passed since the Spanish Armada’s ESPS
Cristóbal Colón sailed in to Australian waters and sailors from both navies have wasted no time in forming new friendships and maximising learning opportunities.
Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive of HMAS Queenborough from HMAS Sydney.
Amateur naval historians might suggest the early 1960s, before the Borneo Confrontation and the Vietnam War, was a quiet time for Australia’s Navy, but crew members in the Q-class fast anti-submarine frigates would disagree.
Principle Warfare Officer Course 53 graduating class photo at HMAS Watson.
It was a red-letter day at HMAS
Watson on 2 May, with one half of the first married couple to graduate from the same Principal Warfare Officers Course also being awarded overall dux.
HMAS Darwin glides up the Brisbane River during a recent port visit.
In the middle an intense training and systems check period, HMAS
Darwin slipped into the Brisbane River and berthed across from Navy’s home in southern Queensland, HMAS Moreton.
May 20, 2017 by LEUT Geoff Long (author), LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)
HMAS Toowoomba sails through Sydney Harbour.
It takes an extraordinary logistical effort to fit out a long–range Anzac class frigate to ensure it has the highest level of materiel support capable of high-end warfighting.
May 18, 2017 by Minister for Defence Personnel Media Release (author), LEUT Chris Boardman (photographer)
Ex-HMAS Sydney has left Sydney Harbour today (18 May 2017) to be towed to Western Australia for recycling by Australian company Birdon Pty Ltd.
Sydney IV has left Sydney Harbour to be towed to Western Australia for recycling.
Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Cristy Hazelman along with other sailors from HMAS Ballarat line the upper decks as the ship awaits the sail past by the Reviewing Officer during the Singaporean Navy's 50th Anniversary International Fleet Review.
Ballarat has joined warships from navies all around the world for the Singaporean Navy’s 50th Anniversary International Fleet Review.
Both port and starboard Cape Class Patrol Boat Navy crews stand in a group photograph with Australian Border Force members on the forecastle of Australian Defence Vessel Cape Byron at Austal Shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia.
The crew of Australian Defence Vessel
Cape Byron gathered on the upper deck to farewell and hand-back the Cape class patrol boat as her duties for Navy completed.
Commander Katherine Tindall and Petty Officer Medic Errol Campbell with Japanese medical officers following a tour of the Royal Australian Navy Medical School.
The world class simulation capabilities at the Royal Australian Navy Medical School were on display recently when the Japanese Navy Surgeon General, Rear Admiral Sato made an official visit.
Published on May 13, 2017 by LEUT Patrick Scott (author), CAPT Jesse Robilliard (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat in formation, with warships from Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand during Exercise Bersama Shield 2017.
Ballarat has played a key role in the recent Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD, as part of her South East Asia deployment.