Topic: Fleet Base East
HMA Ships Darwin, Melbourne and Parramatta have escorted the Spanish Armada's Cristobal Colon into Sydney Harbour as part of her role in providing platform and familiarisation training to Australian personnel.
The Royal Australian Navy’s replenishment capability is operating at capacity once again with HMAS Sirius back in the brine after four months of maintenance at Captain Cook Graving Dock, Garden Island.
The recent acceptance of martial arts into the list of approved sports by the Australian Defence Force Sports Council, and subsequent introduction of classes at HMAS Kuttabul, has proven a real 'hit' - keeping Navy members 'fit to fight'.
A big serve and an aggressive game helped Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Tim Holder win the 2017 Carr Cup, the Royal Australian Navy’s singles tennis competition.
HMAS Anzac departed Fleet Base East in Sydney for the first time in 2017 in style - in formation with HMA Ships Melbourne and Parramatta.