Published on by LSIS Kylie Jagiello (author and photographer)
A group of Boatswains Mates from various RAN units around Australia recently completed a Statement of Attainment in Surface Preparation and Coating Application at Fleet Support Unit West (FSU-W) Surface Finishing Unit HMAS Stirling.
Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), ABIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)
A 40/60 Bofors gun has found a new home at the Aviation Heritage Museum after a combined effort from Navy, the Aviation Heritage Museum and the Western Australian Museum to prepare the gun for display.
Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
It was a case of ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ when HMAS Stirling’s Fleet Support Unit West, commissioned a spray booth and oven from the Royal Australian Air Force, saving Defence thousands of dollars in replacement costs.
Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
When Australian students contemplate their future careers, many have had little hands-on experience with the choices available, so for a group of Western Australian youngsters, the chance to try Navy on for size was a very real decision-making tool.
Published on by WO Bill Mansfield (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)
Fleet Support Unit-West is joining forces with the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Training and Systems Centre for a joint project overhauling the technically challenging Hedamora diesel engines in the Collins class submarines.
The recent restructure and refocus of Fleet Support Unit - Australia under the watchful eye of General Manager Jason Aquilina has led to a renewed sense of purpose for the technical sailors at Fleet Support Unit - West.