The Ship’s Company of NUSHIP Canberra reached a significant milestone last week, as they marched together for the first time as a unit in the Sydney City Anzac Day Parade.
‘Kuttabul’ is synonymous with the Royal Australian Navy values its members hold dear. The name has adorned the hull of a ship and today, a significant Royal Australian Navy base.
HMAS Stirling is preparing for the biggest ANZAC Day yet in the 99th year since the Gallipoli campaign. Personnel from HMAS Stirling, Fleet Base West units and lodger units will be honouring the special day in locations across Western Australia.
When General Entry 319, Emms Division, graduated from the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus recently, there was a very special guest in the audience whose presence made the graduates stand a little taller than usual.
Once again there is a call to arms for the honour of being crowned Navy’s champion shot in 2014. The Royal Australian Navy is competing against the Army’s marksmen and a host of international competitors in the 2014 Australian Army Skills at Arms Meeting at Puckapunyal from 30 April to 16 May 2014.
A memorial rededication service held at HMAS Albatross today marked the ninth anniversary of the loss of the Sea King helicopter ‘Shark 02’, which crashed in 2005 while supporting a humanitarian support mission on the Indonesian island of Nias. Nine Australian Defence Force personnel were killed in the crash.
The brave actions of Naval personnel lost in battle were remembered recently, with the Naval Monument at Bradley’s Head officially dedicated by the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP.
The seminar component of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) 2014 wrapped up today after a couple of days of intensive discussion and exchange of ideas by delegates of member nations and observers.
Nominations are now open for the 3rd Annual Defence Excellence in Security Awards.
The 2014 Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) got underway in Perth on March 26 as ‘the weight’ was officially handed from outgoing chair the South African Navy (SAN) to the Royal Australian Navy.