Section: Fleet

NUSHIP Canberra personnel get an inside look at USS Blue Ridge

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

Members of NUSHIP Canberra on the wharf at Fleet Base East, Sydney before a tour onboard USS Blue Ridge during the ship's visit to Australia. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Members of NUSHIP Canberra on the wharf at Fleet Base East, Sydney before a tour onboard USS Blue Ridge during the ship's visit to Australia.

Fifteen people from NUSHIP Canberra received an up close look at the Command Ship of the United States Navy 7th Fleet, USS Blue Ridge which visited Sydney this week.

Romeo capability taking shape in Jacksonville

Published on by LEUT Aaron Abbott (author)

Members of NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville, Florida after completing Naval Air Training and Operation Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) checks during

Members of NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville, Florida after completing Naval Air Training and Operation Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) checks during "Romeo" training with the U.S Navy. Members are: (L-R) LEUT Aaron Abbott, LCDR Michael Robertson, LEUT John F

The latest group of aircrew from the Royal Australian Navy's New Squadron 723 (NUSQN 725) has completed their Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) checks in Florida, USA with flying colours.

What has Warramunga been up to?

Published on by LCDR David Bettell (author), LEUT Frederik Visser (author)

HMAS Warramunga near Christmas Island. (photo: LEUT Frederik Visser)

HMAS Warramunga near Christmas Island.

HMAS Warramunga sailed from her home port Fleet Base West on 21 May 13 for her final deployment prior to entering the year-long Anti Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade in November this year.

Sydney welcomes USS Blue Ridge

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

The USS Blue Ridge approaches Garden Island Naval Base, Fleet Base East, Sydney, for a port visit prior to Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

The USS Blue Ridge approaches Garden Island Naval Base, Fleet Base East, Sydney, for a port visit prior to Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013.

Sydney was abuzz on Saturday, 13 July with the arrival of United States Navy, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) docking at Garden Island, Sydney for a port visit.

HMAS Waller makes a pit stop in Sydney

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Collins Class Submarine, HMAS Waller berths alongside Garden Island for a port visit in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Collins Class Submarine, HMAS Waller berths alongside Garden Island for a port visit in Sydney.

HMAS Waller made a short visit to Garden Island, Sydney recently. Prior to the short layover at Fleet Base East (FBE), the crew honed their skills and re-established their onboard routines as they transited and patrolled the Southern Oceans of Australia.

Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013 begins

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer)

Personnel from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, embark on HMAS Choules to participate in Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013. (photo: ABIS Cassie McBride)

Personnel from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, embark on HMAS Choules to participate in Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013.

Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013 has commenced, with more than 28,000 soldiers, sailors, air men and women taking to the sea, land and sky in northern Australia.

Melbourne completes MRE

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author)

HMAS Melbourne's embarked S-70B Seahawk aircraft, Dominator, lifts off the flight deck for a sortie whilst in Jervis Bay, NSW. (photo: ABIS Jayson Tufrey)

HMAS Melbourne's embarked S-70B Seahawk aircraft, Dominator, lifts off the flight deck for a sortie whilst in Jervis Bay, NSW.

Following several weeks of intense training, in trying environmental conditions, HMAS Melbourne fought valiantly for Mission Readiness as she prepared her forthcoming deployment.

Shepparton surveys the Clarence Strait

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Michael Kumpis (author)

LSHSO Coates, ABHSO Ball and ABHSO Tabram get ready to deploy the tide guage onboard HMAS Shepparton during a survey operation of the Clarence Strait.  (photo: Unknown)

LSHSO Coates, ABHSO Ball and ABHSO Tabram get ready to deploy the tide guage onboard HMAS Shepparton during a survey operation of the Clarence Strait.

HMAS Shepparton’s Hydrographic Department have been hard at work, conducting high resolution surveys of the Australian coastline. The Paluma Class Survey Motor Launch (SML) is currently conducting survey operations between Clarence Strait and the approaches to Darwin Harbour.

Navy commissions 808 Squadron

Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

808 Squadron members parade in front of MRH90 Taipan Multi-Role Helicopters, during the commissioning held at HMAS Albatross. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

808 Squadron members parade in front of MRH90 Taipan Multi-Role Helicopters, during the commissioning held at HMAS Albatross.

The Navy’s newest Squadron - 808 - was commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Air Arm on 11 July, in a traditional ceremony at HMAS Albatross.

Tartan Terror returns

Published on by LCDR David Perry (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

HMAS Stuart prepares to come alongside her home port at Garden Island, Sydney, to the sounds of bagpipes. HMAS Stuart was temporarily based in the west after a hull swap with HMAS Anzac. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Stuart prepares to come alongside her home port at Garden Island, Sydney, to the sounds of bagpipes. HMAS Stuart was temporarily based in the west after a hull swap with HMAS Anzac.

Following an extremely busy and challenging ten weeks alongside Fleet Base West, HMAS Stuart returned to Sydney yesterday. With the sounds of a lone piper playing on the Chaff Deck, the Tartan Terror glided into Fleet Base East and was met by family and friends as well as the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett.