The crew of HMAS Leeuwin have used their recent visit to Timor-Leste and survey of Dili Harbour to provide training to officers and sailors from the Timor-Leste Defence Force (F-FDTL) as they prepare to take on two new Guardian Class Patrol Boats.
Maritime Aviation Training Vessel MV Sycamore has recently taken time in a very busy schedule to help ‘future proof’ the Royal Australian Navy by training and supporting Australian Navy Cadets (ANC).
The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat has been enthusiastically welcomed home to Australia following a highly successful nine-month deployment as part of Operation MANITOU.
The crews of Royal Australian Navy survey motor launches HMA Ships Mermaid and Paluma have been busy enhancing an important regional relationship during a recent port visit to Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.
It has often been asked, “What’s in a name?” When it comes to the ‘Royal Australian Navy’, a great deal indeed…
The old saying “an army marches on its stomach” is also true of warships, with crews relying on their chefs to provide nutritious meals to keep them sailing.
As part of Navy’s growth and retention strategy, staff working in the office of Commander Shore Force have been developing a raft of new initiatives to support serving members while also preserving the traditions, culture and history of the service.
HMAS Farncomb recently completed a highly successful port visit to Noumea, New Caledonia, in a milestone first for a Collins Class submarine.
Three dogs and their handlers deployed to sea off Townsville recently, as part of the Australian Defence Force’s Australian Amphibious Task Group.
The last Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigate built in Australia for the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS Newcastle, was decommissioned at a rousing ceremony at Fleet Base East in Sydney on Sunday.