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Stateside success for women's rugby team

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), Ms Colleen McCloskey (photographer)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour. (photo: Colleen McCloskey)

Captain of the ADFRU Women's Squad AB Saluluelanei Gary in action during the last game of the tour.

The Australian Defence Force Rugby Union women’s tour of the United States finished the way it started, with positive outcomes on and off the field.

Training for triathlon a triumph

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), Unknown (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland about to cross the line during the Coolangatta Gold triathlon (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland about to cross the line during the Coolangatta Gold triathlon

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Chad Poland has completed the gruelling Coolangatta Gold triathlon, originally won by Queensland legend Grant Kenny and made famous by the film of the same name.

Significant milestone for senior submariner

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Commander Submarine Force, Captain Matthew Buckley, RAN, and Submarine Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer Jodi Bonney, presents Chief Petty Officer Electronic Warfare Submarines (CPOEWSM) Kylie Broughton her Warrant Certificate after being promoted to Warrant Officer in the Submarine Training and Systems Centre at HMAS Stirling.  (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Commander Submarine Force, Captain Matthew Buckley, RAN, and Submarine Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer Jodi Bonney, presents Chief Petty Officer Electronic Warfare Submarines (CPOEWSM) Kylie Broughton her Warrant Certificate after being promoted to Warrant Officer in the Submarine Training and Systems Centre at HMAS Stirling.

The submarine community has a new Warrant Officer with the promotion of Chief Petty Officer Electronic Warfare Submarine Kylie Broughton.

Perfect practice makes perfect

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Miah Hammond-Errey (author), CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), CPL Steve Duncan (photographer), Corporal Mark Doran (author)

Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers Able Seaman Christopher Goodwin (left) and Able Seaman Brian Josephson, from HMAS Diamantina, prepare to lower a high explosive charge to remove explosive remnants of war during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands.
  (photo: CPL Steve Duncan)

Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers Able Seaman Christopher Goodwin (left) and Able Seaman Brian Josephson, from HMAS Diamantina, prepare to lower a high explosive charge to remove explosive remnants of war during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands.

To ensure the crews of Navy ships are ready to respond to the dynamic and unpredictable environments in which they operate, they need to be well trained, well rehearsed, and well oiled.

Navy role-models boosted by graduation

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Katherine Mulheron (author), LS Joshua Smith (photographer)

Past graduates of the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP), also graduated from General Entry 346 Emms Division at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.  (photo: LS Joshua Smith)

Past graduates of the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP), also graduated from General Entry 346 Emms Division at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Eleven Indigenous young men and women graduated from Navy Recruit training in one hit on 13 October in front of family, friends and the Chief of Navy.

Australian Navy officers excel with AEGIS training

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Kimberly M Lansdale (author), Lockheed Martin/US Navy (photographer)

Dr Darrell Tatro, Director, Center for Surface Combat Systems  International Programs, presides over the Royal Australia Navy Combat Systems Officer/Prospective Commanding Officer graduation ceremony at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site. (photo: Lockheed Martin/US Navy)

Dr Darrell Tatro, Director, Center for Surface Combat Systems International Programs, presides over the Royal Australia Navy Combat Systems Officer/Prospective Commanding Officer graduation ceremony at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site.

Royal Australian Navy officers were amongst the first to graduate from the new AEGIS combat systems course delivered at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site in Moorestown, New Jersey after completing a thorough and rigorous two months of training.   

Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 16 wraps up

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Sebastian Beurich (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Electronics Technician Duane McCurdy tests connections in a communications panel on-board HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Bersama Lima. (photo: CPL Sebastian Beurich)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Electronics Technician Duane McCurdy tests connections in a communications panel on-board HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Bersama Lima.

Australia’s longest standing regional security exercise, BERSAMA LIMA has drawn to a close.

Droning on about innovation

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Defence personnel watch on as a drone flies with a tethered underwater camera during a technology demonstration from Fibre-Tech Solutions held at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Defence personnel watch on as a drone flies with a tethered underwater camera during a technology demonstration from Fibre-Tech Solutions held at Garden Island, Sydney.

The launch of drones from the air and from the sea heralded the start of an innovative series of demonstrations at Fleet Base East in Sydney.

Technical mastery key for Navy engineering

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Unknown (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Nicholas Stevenson provides an interviews during a recording of the engineering webisode. (photo: Unknown)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Nicholas Stevenson provides an interviews during a recording of the engineering webisode.

When Able Seaman Electronics Technician Nick Challinor Stevenson arrived at the Fleet Support Unit, starring in a video production was the last thing on his mind.


Battle tanker increases warfighting reach

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Adam Grover (author), CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

HMA Ships Warramunga and Success conduct a duel replenishment at sea with HMCS Vancouver in the Northern Australian Exercise Area during Exercise KAKADU 2016. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMA Ships Warramunga and Success conduct a duel replenishment at sea with HMCS Vancouver in the Northern Australian Exercise Area during Exercise KAKADU 2016.

HMAS Success has proven her worth once again, supporting task group exercises in Australia's north recently.