Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)
The three remaining Landing Craft Heavy (LCH) ships of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) have begun their long goodbye with a formation exit from Cairns yesterday, followed by beaching exercises as Cowley Beach today.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
HMAS Cerberus gathered its people to recognise the traditional owners of the Cerberus land by officially unveiling an Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians plaque, observing a Welcome to Country and being part of an Indigenous smoke ceremony.
Published on by SBLT Chris Saville (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
In support of Operation SOLANIA, HMAS Parramatta conducted a port visit to Honiara, Solomon Islands from 11 - 14 July, to assist in maritime surveillance of the South Pacific Region as coordinated through the Pacific Island Forum Agency.
Published on by CMDR Dave Frost (author), LEUT Jakob Kapelj (photographer)
In only seven months of operating the MH-60R ‘Romeo’ Maritime Combat Helicopter, NUSQN 725 has achieved successful Mk 54 torpedo firings during the current deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC).
Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer), ABIS Cassie McBride (photographer)
On July 11 2013 808 Squadron and the MRH 90 'Taipan' Multi-Role Helicopter were inducted into the Navy’s Fleet Air Arm with the words: “The commissioning of 808 Squadron is a significant milestone for the Navy as we formally welcome into service a new generation maritime support helicopter that not only replaces the retired Sea Kings, but delivers new capabilities and a capacity to meet emerging requirements in the future.”