Section: Fleet

Australia and United States share data using Cooperative Engagement Capability

Published on by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

File image: HMAS Hobart sails into Sydney Harbour on completion of her Mariner Skills Evaluation period, October 2017. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

File image: HMAS Hobart sails into Sydney Harbour on completion of her Mariner Skills Evaluation period, October 2017.

In a first for our respective navies, HMAS Hobart (III) has successfully tested a communications capability, proving her ability to share sensor information and real-time combat system data with the United States Navy.

HMAS Broome hosts special guests for sea ride

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O'Halloran, AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory sits in the Commanding Officer's chair on the bridge of HMAS Broome, in company with the Commanding Officer HMAS Broome, Lieutenant Commander Robert Lewis, RAN. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Her Honour the Honourable Vicki O'Halloran, AM, Administrator of the Northern Territory sits in the Commanding Officer's chair on the bridge of HMAS Broome, in company with the Commanding Officer HMAS Broome, Lieutenant Commander Robert Lewis, RAN.

Armidale Class patrol boat HMAS Broome sailed with some special guests recently for a day at sea in the Top End.

US Navy says RAN’s new Destroyers strengthen a close friendship

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), POIS Paul Berry (photographer), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

United States Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John Richardson, (left)salutes Australia's Federation Guard with Chief of the Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, at Russell Offices in Canberra. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

United States Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral John Richardson, (left)salutes Australia's Federation Guard with Chief of the Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, at Russell Offices in Canberra.

The United States Chief of Naval Operations has ended his visit to Australia, praising the Royal Australian Navy for its regional leadership and complimenting Navy for its game-changing new capabilities.

Centre for Innovation continues to push boundaries with new technology

Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician James Taylor, scans a ceremonial cannon trigger assembly using the Artec 3D scanner at the Centre for Innovation, Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Leading Seaman Electronics Technician James Taylor, scans a ceremonial cannon trigger assembly using the Artec 3D scanner at the Centre for Innovation, Fleet Base East, Sydney.

Navy is moving positively in the direction of being able to manufacture specific spare parts onboard ships to facilitate repairs at sea.

HMAS Stirling personnel tackle Cape to Cape trek

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author and photographer)

Personnel from HMAS Stirling complete the final stretch of the Cape to Cape track at Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia.  (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

Personnel from HMAS Stirling complete the final stretch of the Cape to Cape track at Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia.

Twenty-one personnel from HMAS Stirling have participated in a 135 kilometre Cape to Cape trek to promote the benefits of healthy lifestyles, teamwork and resilience within the Navy community.

Navy Flying Instructor recognised for outstanding results

Published on by PO Corey Wright (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

COMTRAIN, Commodore Justin Jones, presents the 2017 Instructor of the Year On-the-Job award to Lieutenant Stuart Marshman. (photo: Department of Defence)

COMTRAIN, Commodore Justin Jones, presents the 2017 Instructor of the Year On-the-Job award to Lieutenant Stuart Marshman.

A fifteen-year Navy veteran has received an unexpected visit from Commodore Training who rounded off the surprise with the presentation of an award.

Brisbane joins the Fleet

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Celeste Ecuyer (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Members of the ship's company march on board during HMAS Brisbane's commissioning ceremony held at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Members of the ship's company march on board during HMAS Brisbane's commissioning ceremony held at Garden Island, Sydney.

The Royal Australian Navy welcomed a new ship into the fleet today, with the commissioning of the guided missile destroyer, HMAS Brisbane (III).

Chief of Navy presents Awards for Safety Excellence 2018

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

HMAS Success Commendation recipients Leading Seaman Stephanie Hourigan (left), Leading Seaman Joshua Allport (2nd right) and Lieutenant Matthew White (right) with Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, after the Chief of Navy Awards for Safety Excellence ceremony held at Russell Offices, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

HMAS Success Commendation recipients Leading Seaman Stephanie Hourigan (left), Leading Seaman Joshua Allport (2nd right) and Lieutenant Matthew White (right) with Chief of Navy Australia, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, after the Chief of Navy Awards for Safety Excellence ceremony held at Russell Offices, Canberra.

Vice Admiral Mike Noonan has presented The 2018 Chief of Navy Awards for Safety Excellence in a ceremony conducted in Canberra.

Navy commissions new 822X Squadron to operate unmanned aerial systems

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), POIS Justin Brown (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy officers and sailors of 822X Squadron on parade during the commissioning ceremony at HMAS Albatross. (photo: POIS Justin Brown)

Royal Australian Navy officers and sailors of 822X Squadron on parade during the commissioning ceremony at HMAS Albatross.

Today’s commissioning ceremony at HMAS Albatross marked a major milestone in the Royal Australian Navy’s capability to operate unmanned aerial systems in the maritime domain.

National planning approach at FSU delivers outcome

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Kerrie Moore (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Cameron Campbell, of Fleet Support Unit-South East (Sydney) welds 12.7mm Browning machine gun mounts in the armoury of HMAS Glenelg. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Cameron Campbell, of Fleet Support Unit-South East (Sydney) welds 12.7mm Browning machine gun mounts in the armoury of HMAS Glenelg.

A national approach to planning by Fleet Support Unit (FSU) is facilitating delivery of a simple goal: to enable seaworthiness through maintenance and repair.