725 Squadron hosts journalists from a range of Defence and Aviation publications for a behind the scenes look at the range of programs and facilities provided to 725 trainees at HMAS Albatross. (photo: POIS Lee-Anne Cooper)
725 Squadron hosts journalists from a range of Defence and Aviation publications for a behind the scenes look at the range of programs and facilities provided to 725 trainees at HMAS Albatross.

725 in the spotlight as Fleet Air Arm meets the Press

The Fleet Air Arm’s 725 Squadron recently welcomed a group of specialist defence and aerospace media for a behind-the-scenes look at Navy’s newest and most potent naval combat helicopter, the MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’.

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  • Navy Clearance Divers from HMAS Diamantina prepare to dive while deployed off the coast of Sri Lanka during the search for HMAS Vampire (I). (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

    Search ends but progress made in Vampire hunt

    Despite searching 150 square nautical miles off the coast of Sri Lanka, HMA Ships Leeuwin and Diamantina have been unable to confirm the final resting place of HMAS Vampire (I).

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  • Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Marine Technician Bryan Kok monitors fuelling operations aboard HMAS Success, during a replenishment at sea operation with HMAS Parramatta during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

    IPE19 fleet fuelled up and on its way

    HMAS Success recently conducted the first Replenishment at Sea of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, refuelling all of the units in the Joint Task Force soon after they departed from Western Australia.

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Sailors and soldiers from Transit Security Element 91 and sailors from HMAS Coonawarra with staff and furry friends at PAWS Darwin animal shelter in Winnellie, NT. (photo: POIS Peter Thompson)

Volunteering a win-win as Top End team pitches in to help the paw This article has photo gallery

Defence members in the Top End have taken time to give back to the local community during a series of working bees and volunteer activities at the PAWS Darwin Animal Shelter.

Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Kayla Petersen leads a tour group around HMAS Toowoomba during the HMAS Stirling Families Day. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Stirling gives Navy families the red carpet treatment This article has photo gallery

Navy members in Western Australia made their families the focus on January 25 as they hosted the annual HMAS Stirling Families Day.

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A team of volunteers from HMAS Moreton stand proudly behind rubbish they picked up from the Bulimba shore front on Clean Up Australia Day. (photo: )

More tons of rubbish removed from Brisbane foreshore

HMAS Moreton has once again donned protective gloves and high-vis vests to participate in Clean Up Australia Day 2019.

Staff of West Head Gunnery Range celebrate the 60th anniversary at Flinders, Victoria. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

West Head 60th celebrations go off with a bang This article has photo gallery

The gunfire paused on March 12 as staff, students and local community members gathered at West Head Gunnery Range in Flinders, Victoria, to celebrate 60 years of training weapons operators and maintainers for the Fleet.

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LCDR Mick Gallagher (RAN, Rtd), WOWTR Ron Giveen (Rtd), LEUT Andrew Fenn and CAPT Mike Oborn at the 2019 AIF National Swimming Carnival. (photo: )

Cerberus supports Navy vets in AIF swim

HMAS Cerberus recently answered the call when a request was made for two Navy swimmers to join a servicemen’s relay team at the 2019 Australian Imperial Forces National Swimming Carnival at Noble Park in Melbourne.

The Navy Ladies Futsal team celebrate winning the 2019 Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup. (photo: )

Navy Ladies lift the Football NSW Community Futsal Cup This article has photo gallery

Navy’s female footballers have carried their red hot form into the new-year by taking out the Football New South Wales Futsal Community Cup.