March 20, 2019 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)
Navy Clearance Divers from HMAS Diamantina prepare to dive while deployed off the coast of Sri Lanka during the search for HMAS Vampire (I).
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).
March 20, 2019 by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
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.
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.
HMAS Choules off the Coast of Tanna Island for the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam commemorative service at Tafea Provincial Government Council Offices, Vanuatu.
Members of the Australian Defence Force recently took part in a moving ceremony on Vanuatu’s Tanna Island to mark the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam.
Royal Australian Navy Deputy Director Maritime Exercises, Commander Iain Hutchins, RAN, welcomes attendees to the Maritime Operations Working Group (MOWG) for 2019 held at Fremantle.
Navy played host to a number of Indonesian Navy members recently when a Maritime Operations Working Group was held in Western Australia.
Royal Solomon Islands Police and Australian Defence Force members come together for a day of sporting events in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Music and sport are well known for providing many benefits, including the ability to bring communities together.
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) is greeted by Commanding Officer HMAS Melbourne Commander Marcus Buttler, RAN at Garden Island, Sydney.
Melbourne has been awarded Navy’s prestigious Gloucester Cup by the Governor-General of Australia.
HMAS Leeuwin transits across the Bay of Bengal on her way to Sri Lanka where she will search for the wreck of the lost destroyer HMAS Vampire (I).
Leeuwin and Diamantina are on the hunt for the lost destroyer HMAS Vampire (I), 77 years after the Australian warship was sunk in battle.
Royal Australian Navy Commander Phillipa Hay, Commander Task Group 637, and Commander Scott Houlihan, Commanding Officer HMAS Choules with Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Recruits in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Australian Defence Force personnel assigned to Joint Task Group 637 have completed their visit to the Solomon Islands capital, Honiara.
(L-R) Royal Australian Navy Clinical Nursing Practitioners Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Patricia Kemp, LCDR Roneel Chandra and Lieutenant Lisa Bird conduct aeromedical casualty evacuation drills onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2019.
The Australia Defence Force’s only three nurse practitioners have all been embarked in HMAS
Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER, enhancing the Fleet’s medical capabilities and completing preparations for the maritime task group’s upcoming international deployment.
Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Electronic Technician Liam Warren (centre left) explains how to use a thermal imaging camera to Lieutenant Commander Dady Suryanegara and Lieutenants Agus Purnawan and Danar Pratama of the Indonesian Navy aboard HMAS Leeuwin.
Three Indonesian Navy officers have experienced life at sea in the Royal Australian Navy Hydrographic Survey ship HMAS