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Sydney Kings support Defence Basketball

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

NSW Defence Basketball team meet the Sydney Kings at the Sydney entertainment Centre. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

NSW Defence Basketball team meet the Sydney Kings at the Sydney entertainment Centre.

Representatives from the New South Wales combined basketball team received some inspiration from Sydney Kings' assistant coach Ben Knight in mid November.

HMAS Canberra conducts first Replenishment at Sea during FCP15

Published on by LEUT Nicholas Robinson (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

HMAS Sirius alongside HMAS Canberra during a replenishment at sea evolution as part of the Fleet Concentration Period East 2015. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

HMAS Sirius alongside HMAS Canberra during a replenishment at sea evolution as part of the Fleet Concentration Period East 2015.

Less than one year after its commissioning, HMAS Canberra has conducted its first Replenishment at Sea evolution, in company with HMAS Sirius.

HMAS Sirius arrives for Fleet Concentration Period and Warfare Assessment Week

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT James Hill (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

HMAS Canberra crew assist in a replenishment at sea evolution with HMAS Sirius as part of the Fleet Concentration Period East 2015.  (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

HMAS Canberra crew assist in a replenishment at sea evolution with HMAS Sirius as part of the Fleet Concentration Period East 2015.

Following a successful North East Asian Deployment, HMAS Sirius has arrived back on the Australian station - ready to participate in Fleet Concentration Period East and Warfare Assessment Week in the East Australian Exercise Area.

HMAS Canberra clears lower decks for FCP15

Published on by LEUT Nicholas Robinson (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer speaks to the ship's company and embarked forces of HMAS Canberra during Fleet Concentration Period - East 2015.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer speaks to the ship's company and embarked forces of HMAS Canberra during Fleet Concentration Period - East 2015.

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, cleared the lower decks of HMAS Canberra as Fleet Concentration Period East 2015 got under way this week.

United Nations Command agreement exercised

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andy Thorpe (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

A contingent of officers and crew of HMAS Arunta in the Nagasaki Peace Park, during HMAS Arunta's recent visit to Sasebo, Japan.  (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

A contingent of officers and crew of HMAS Arunta in the Nagasaki Peace Park, during HMAS Arunta's recent visit to Sasebo, Japan.

HMAS Arunta visited Sasebo, Japan for a three day port visit recently, to exercise a long standing agreement between the United Nations Command and the Government of Japan.

Workshops to breed innovation across Navy

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Unknown (photographer)

First New Generation Navy 'innovate and challenge' workshop held at HMAS Penguin. (photo: Unknown)

First New Generation Navy 'innovate and challenge' workshop held at HMAS Penguin.

Navy’s renewed focus on innovation shifted up a gear when HMAS Penguin in Sydney hosted the first of many workshops to give Navy people the practical skills to come up with innovative ideas and new ways of thinking.

New Horizon dawns in Java Sea

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Yaroslav Sakov marches on the guard at a Ceremonial Sunset held on board HMAS Arunta during exercise New Horizon. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Sub Lieutenant Yaroslav Sakov marches on the guard at a Ceremonial Sunset held on board HMAS Arunta during exercise New Horizon.

HMAS Sirius and HMAS Arunta are heading home after wrapping up a challenging series of evolutions with the Indonesian Navy in the Java Sea.

Traditional dancing on display in Surabaya

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sonia Clark (author), LCDR Kingsley Scarce (photographer), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Petty Officer Shepherd performs a traditional Aboriginal dance at the cocktail party and Ceremonial Sunset held on board HMAS Arunta while berthed alongside Surabaya during the shore phase of Ex New Horizon. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Petty Officer Shepherd performs a traditional Aboriginal dance at the cocktail party and Ceremonial Sunset held on board HMAS Arunta while berthed alongside Surabaya during the shore phase of Ex New Horizon.

Hosts and guests alike were treated to a feast of the senses at a showcase of traditional dance during the recent Exercise NEW HORIZON 2015 in Surabaya, Indonesia.

One step closer to mission capability

Published on by LEUT Shane Neil (author), PO Sean Armstrong (photographer)

Since returning to Fleet Base East in September 2015 it has been a busy few months for the members of HMAS Warramunga. The new Anti Ship Missile Defence systems have undergone testing and evaluation as part of the Sea Qualification Trial period and commenced the Unit Readiness period. (photo: PO Sean Armstrong)

Since returning to Fleet Base East in September 2015 it has been a busy few months for the members of HMAS Warramunga. The new Anti Ship Missile Defence systems have undergone testing and evaluation as part of the Sea Qualification Trial period and commenced the Unit Readiness period.

Since returning to Fleet Base East in September, it has been a busy few months for the crew of HMAS Warramunga: new anti-ship missile defence systems have undergone testing and evaluation, and Sea Acceptance Trials for the new Electronic Surveillance System as part of project SEA 1448 Phase 4A have been conducted.

Task group re-forms in South China Sea

Published on by MIDN Jonathan Williams (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

HMAS Sirius conducts a duel Replenishment at Sea with HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart as they sail home to Australia across the Java Sea, after completing a North East Asia Deployment. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMAS Sirius conducts a duel Replenishment at Sea with HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart as they sail home to Australia across the Java Sea, after completing a North East Asia Deployment.

Following a passage exercise with Vietnamese People’s Navy ship HQ-275, HMAS Sirius rendezvoused with HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart to reform Task Group 627.3 for the latter part of their Asian deployments.