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Navy officers prepare for Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Published on by LEUT Dean Gilbert (author), Bow Caddy Media (photographer)

The ‘Naval Group’ yacht participating in the Sydney to Hobart qualifying race ‘Bird Island Race’ where it placed fourth. (photo: Crosbie Lorimer)

The ‘Naval Group’ yacht participating in the Sydney to Hobart qualifying race ‘Bird Island Race’ where it placed fourth.

Three Royal Australian Navy personnel will be among the French-Australian crew of the 70 foot yacht ‘Naval Group’ entry in the 74th annual Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

First Guardian Class Patrol Boat handed over to PNG

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Chris Szumlanski (photographer)

Papua New Guinea Chief of Defence Force, Major General Gilbert Toropo, DMS, CBE, and Australian Chief of Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, shake hands during the signing of the certificate of transfer at the gifting ceremony of a Guardian Class Patrol Boat to the Papua New Guinea Defence Force held at Austal Australia Shipyard at Henderson in Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Szumlanski)

Papua New Guinea Chief of Defence Force, Major General Gilbert Toropo, DMS, CBE, and Australian Chief of Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, shake hands during the signing of the certificate of transfer at the gifting ceremony of a Guardian Class Patrol Boat to the Papua New Guinea Defence Force held at Austal Australia Shipyard at Henderson in Western Australia.

The first of four new Guardian Class Patrol Boats was handed over to Papua New Guinea on Friday at a ceremony at Austal Ships, Henderson, Western Australia.

Tiger Sharks put trophy on ice till next year

Published on by FLTLT Eamon Hamilton (author)

The Navy Tiger Sharks were forced to work with a short interchange bench during the ADF Ice Hockey Association carnival. (photo: Unknown)

The Navy Tiger Sharks were forced to work with a short interchange bench during the ADF Ice Hockey Association carnival.

A spirited effort from Navy’s Tiger Sharks ice hockey team was not enough to overcome Army and Air Force in the rink at this year’s annual Defence tournament.

HMAS Moreton bowls with the best

Published on by LS Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members. (photo: LS Hayden Eyles)

Navy Week Bowls Day in Queensland was enjoyed by Navy people, current and former serving members.

As part of Navy Week celebrations, members of HMAS Moreton took to the green to compete with naval veterans from across South East Queensland in a bowls tournament.

Stirling plays host to Duke of York

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York meets officers and sailors of HMAS Sheean during a tour of HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West in Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper)

His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York meets officers and sailors of HMAS Sheean during a tour of HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West in Western Australia.

His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York has toured HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West as part of his short visit to Western Australia.

Technology advances impress VIPs at AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 18

Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

The Sun Ray autonomous undersea glider at HMAS Creswell during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

The Sun Ray autonomous undersea glider at HMAS Creswell during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018.

Senior military and defence civilian leaders from Australia and its Five Eyes Alliance partner nations, USA, UK, Canada and New Zealand were impressed by the command and control advancements made during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018.

Arunta’s mast replacement marks milestone in frigate upgrade

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author)

HMAS Arunta alongside at Henderson Shipyard with her new mast in place. (photo: )

HMAS Arunta alongside at Henderson Shipyard with her new mast in place.

The replacement of HMAS Arunta’s mast at Henderson Shipyard in Western Australia marks another major milestone in the Anzac Class Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP).

HMAS Sirius reaches milestone by conducting 600th replenishment at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Janiszewski and LEUT Gilkinson (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

HMAS Sirius conducts her 600th Replenishment at Sea serial with HMAS Stuart in waters off northern Australia. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Sirius conducts her 600th Replenishment at Sea serial with HMAS Stuart in waters off northern Australia.

HMAS Sirius has reached a significant milestone, having recently completed her 600th replenishment at sea (RAS), in waters off Northern Australia, with HMAS Stuart the lucky recipient.

Navy joins forces with civilian firefighters

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

Members from the Western Australian Department of Fire and Emergency Services Trainee Fire Fighter School with instructors from the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety - West at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

Members from the Western Australian Department of Fire and Emergency Services Trainee Fire Fighter School with instructors from the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety - West at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

Navy further strengthened ties with State Government agencies in Western Australia recently when members of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services undertook maritime firefighting training at the RAN School of Survivability and Ship Safety – West.

Mission first, people always

Published on by LEUT Rilana Ostheim (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne pulls alongside Garden Island Sydney, after six months deployed throughout the Pacific and North East Asian regions. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne pulls alongside Garden Island Sydney, after six months deployed throughout the Pacific and North East Asian regions.

Navy’s focus on balancing the wellbeing of its people with meeting the mission, is being put into action with an early Christmas present on the horizon for a number of Navy families this year.