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Coast series not complete without Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author)

723 Squadron pilot, Lieutenant Mark Green is interviewed by Great Southern Television for the Coast Australia documentary program. (photo: Unknown)

723 Squadron pilot, Lieutenant Mark Green is interviewed by Great Southern Television for the Coast Australia documentary program.

Navy will again feature in the upcoming series of ‘Coast Australia’ - this time in an episode that focuses on Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast.

Innovation across the Submarine Force

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Lieutenant Karin Leepere with Chief Petty Officer Lee Webster near Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West.  (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Lieutenant Karin Leepere with Chief Petty Officer Lee Webster near Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West.

The wellbeing of junior submariners is the focus of an innovative program which has been created and coordinated by a junior officer and a Chief Petty Officer from the Submarine Force at HMAS Stirling.

Choules connects with Cocos Islands School

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew McDonald (author), CPOCIS Simon Bagnall (photographer)

SBLT Christopher Liszka shows the Cocos Keeling Secondary School students the various consoles onboard HMAS Choules bridge. (photo: CPOCIS Simon Bagnall )

SBLT Christopher Liszka shows the Cocos Keeling Secondary School students the various consoles onboard HMAS Choules bridge.

HMAS Choules has welcomed students and staff from Cocos Islands District High School for a tour the ship while at anchor off the Cocos (Keeling) Islands recently.

No Greenhorns in Green Team

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Members of Sea Training Unit - Minor War Vessels at HMAS Coonawarra. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Members of Sea Training Unit - Minor War Vessels at HMAS Coonawarra.

With more than 200 combined years of experience, the members of the Sea Training Unit – Minor War Vessels know a thing or two about ‘small boat’ operations.

Keeping the sea lanes, mine-free lanes

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Able Seaman Joshua Hilliard and Able Seaman Peter Dixon prepare for the final 60 metre dive, against the dramatic backdrop of Balls Pyramid, adjacent to Lord Howe Island
 (photo: Unknown)

Able Seaman Joshua Hilliard and Able Seaman Peter Dixon prepare for the final 60 metre dive, against the dramatic backdrop of Balls Pyramid, adjacent to Lord Howe Island

Divers attached to Royal Australian Navy minehunter, HMAS Gascoyne, have spent a week conducting deep water diving operations training in the crystal waters off Lord Howe Island.

Kayaking to keep fit to fight

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy personnel from HMAS Kuttabul raft their kayaks together to allow Petty Officer Mathew McDonald to move between Kayaks during the introduction to kayaking lesson at Garden Island Naval Base, Sydney NSW. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Royal Australian Navy personnel from HMAS Kuttabul raft their kayaks together to allow Petty Officer Mathew McDonald to move between Kayaks during the introduction to kayaking lesson at Garden Island Naval Base, Sydney NSW.

Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer has challenged all Commanding Officers to promote physical fitness within their commands through encouragement of participation in sport and outdoor activities.

HMAS Mermaid visits old friend to test new technology

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Michael Casey (author)

Full density colour image of HMAS Warrnambool on the ocean floor. (photo: Unknown)

Full density colour image of HMAS Warrnambool on the ocean floor.

While conducting hydrographic survey work in Far North Queensland recently, Survey Motor Launch HMAS Mermaid  made a brief detour to conduct a condition assessment of the wreck of HMAS Warrnambool (I).

Birdies hone anti-submarine warfare skills

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

725 Squadron's MH-60R 'Romeo' helicopter conducts a DIPEX serial in the Jervis Bay area. (photo: LSIS Sarah Williams)

725 Squadron's MH-60R 'Romeo' helicopter conducts a DIPEX serial in the Jervis Bay area.

Over the past two weeks, aviation personnel from the Royal Australian Navy’s 725 Squadron based at HMAS Albatross, have been conducting anti-submarine warfare exercises with submarine, HMAS Rankin, off Jervis Bay.

Chefs served up master class on seafood

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Zach Morris gives a hands-on demonstration on how to prepare seafood. (photo: Unknown)

Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics Chef Zach Morris gives a hands-on demonstration on how to prepare seafood.

Navy chefs at HMAS Kuttabul were given a master class on working with seafood recently – news which should have the Fleet salivating.

Island stopover for Minehunter

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Members of HMAS Gascoyne took time out to visit the War Memorial on Lord Howe Island. (photo: Unknown)

Members of HMAS Gascoyne took time out to visit the War Memorial on Lord Howe Island.

The ship’s company of HMAS Gascoyne have enjoyed a brief stop over on World Heritage Listed Lord Howe Island, prior to starting deep diving training.