Published on by LCDR Des Paroz (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)
While transiting to Western Australia for Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2019, the guided missile frigate HMAS Newcastle separated from the OCEAN EXPLORER Task Group to undertake patrols of key oil infrastructure in the Bass Strait as part of Navy’s national maritime security commitment.
The Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) Flight is currently deployed to Invercargill in New Zealand to undertake survey operations over Macquarie Island, a 34km long World Heritage listed island that lies approximately halfway between Australia and Antarctica.
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
The close relationship between HMAS Stirling and the local constabulary was formally recognised recently when Rockingham Police Command was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Stirling Executive Officer Commander Larry Menon.
Published on by CMDR Karl Brinckmann (author), Mr Garry Vincent (photographer)
As the new year began, the Royal Australian Navy’s multi-role aviation training vessel MV Sycamore was setting a course for the future, preparing for a big year of training the next generations of officers and sailors.