Section: Fleet

Recruiting for Recruit Instructors

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author and photographer)

Recruit Instructor, Leading Seaman Kristy Clark (left) and Command Warrant Officer- Recruit School, Warrant Officer Peter Leech discuss the range of positions available at Recruit School during a presentation in the R1 Theatrette at Russell Offices, ACT. (photo: LEUT Tony Martin)

Recruit Instructor, Leading Seaman Kristy Clark (left) and Command Warrant Officer- Recruit School, Warrant Officer Peter Leech discuss the range of positions available at Recruit School during a presentation in the R1 Theatrette at Russell Offices, ACT.

The call for a select group of sailors and officers has gone out across Navy during a Recruit School tour to draft new instructors.

Novocastrians welcomed home in HMAS Newcastle

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author and photographer)

Seven Novocastrian members of HMAS Newcastle during a port visit to her namesake city. (photo: LCDR Fiona Southwood)

Seven Novocastrian members of HMAS Newcastle during a port visit to her namesake city.

The boom of a seven-gun salute was a welcoming sound for the ship’s company of HMAS Newcastle as she returned to her namesake city for a port visit.

 

A force multiplier - Navy commits to 100 Days For Change

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

(R-L) Seaman Boatswains Mate Emily Xar, Seaman Boatswains Mate Jessica Love-Lace, Seaman Boatswains Mate Tayla Stark, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Samantha Waller, and Seaman Boatswains Mate Jordan Moloney on the messenger line during a replenishment at sea between HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Success and HMNZS Te Mana while sailing to Hawaii to take part in Exercise RIMPAC 18. (photo: )

(R-L) Seaman Boatswains Mate Emily Xar, Seaman Boatswains Mate Jessica Love-Lace, Seaman Boatswains Mate Tayla Stark, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Samantha Waller, and Seaman Boatswains Mate Jordan Moloney on the messenger line during a replenishment at sea between HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Success and HMNZS Te Mana while sailing to Hawaii to take part in Exercise RIMPAC 18.

Navy is participating in a national campaign to highlight the importance and achievements of women and diversity within our ranks.

Anzac enterprise delivers on one million hour target

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)

A collaboration of industry participants from the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance at the BAE Systems yard, Henderson, WA. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper)

A collaboration of industry participants from the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance at the BAE Systems yard, Henderson, WA.

The alliance of partner industries charged with supporting Navy’s Anzac class Frigates have reached a significant safety milestone.

 

'It's a game changer' - Navy members excited by Future Frigate force

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett with members of NUSHIP Brisbane at the Future Frigate announcement in Adelaide, South Australia. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett with members of NUSHIP Brisbane at the Future Frigate announcement in Adelaide, South Australia.

Navy people are taking in the news on Friday that UK firm BAE Systems has been selected as the preferred tenderer for the largest peacetime naval shipping construction project in Australia’s history.

Hunter class commission new era for Navy’s future force

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN; Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP; and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon. Christopher Pyne, MP, at the announcement of nine Hunter Class Future Frigates in Adelaide, SA. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN; Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP; and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon. Christopher Pyne, MP, at the announcement of nine Hunter Class Future Frigates in Adelaide, SA.

Navy’s future frigates will be known as ‘Hunter Class’ with the Chief of Navy confirming the first of the Hunter Class Guided Missile Frigates (FFG) to be commissioned in the late 2020s.

 

Future Frigate tenderer confirmed

This article has a video attachmentPublished on by Department of Defence (author)

BAE Systems has been selected as the preferred tenderer with the Global Combat Ship - Australia for the Navy's future frigate capability. (photo: )

BAE Systems has been selected as the preferred tenderer with the Global Combat Ship - Australia for the Navy's future frigate capability.

The Turnbull Government will deliver one of the world’s most advanced anti-submarine warfare frigates, create 4000 Australian jobs and secure a local naval shipbuilding industry for decades to come.

Innovation heads to sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LS Sarah Battenally (photographer)

3D-printed replacement hinges on a compartment locker onboard HMAS Newcastle. (photo: LS Sarah Battenally)

3D-printed replacement hinges on a compartment locker onboard HMAS Newcastle.

In a significant contribution to the Chief of Navy’s ‘Challenge and Innovate’ statement, Deployed Innovation Workshops have been established onboard HMA Ships Hobart, Warramunga and Newcastle.

Win for birdies

Published on by Mr Glenn Armstrong (author), Mr Ken Karger (photographer)

Captain Steve Arney (Director NASPO) and Commander Sands Skinner (NASPO Head of Design) proudly display the Military Design Organisation Approval Certificate surrounded by members of NASPO Engineering Management Unit. (photo: Mr Ken Karger)

Captain Steve Arney (Director NASPO) and Commander Sands Skinner (NASPO Head of Design) proudly display the Military Design Organisation Approval Certificate surrounded by members of NASPO Engineering Management Unit.

The Navy Aviation Systems Program Office (NASPO) in HMAS Albatross has achieved a significant first in the form of a broad-scope design approval.

 

Chalkboards out, high-tech in

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Leadership School Instructor, Chief Petty Officer Boatswain Calum Blake, uses one of Training Centre West's (TC-W) new interactive whiteboards to teach a Junior Sailors' Leadership class at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Leadership School Instructor, Chief Petty Officer Boatswain Calum Blake, uses one of Training Centre West's (TC-W) new interactive whiteboards to teach a Junior Sailors' Leadership class at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

Training Centre-West (TC-W), HMAS Stirling has adapted to an increase in training tempo with a ‘mini-makeover’ of learning spaces to create an interactive learning environment.