October 30, 2018 by LEUT Tobias Phelps (author), LCDR James Brewster (photographer), LEUT Justin Mellross (photographer)
Well played, members of HMAS Launceston and the Philippine Navy’s Western Command following two extremely close sporting contests.
Launceston and members of the Philippine Navy’s Western Command have enjoyed a sports day to celebrating the fifth PN-RAN Combined Maritime Training Activity.
Members of HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success play a friendly game of volleyball against the Vietnamese Navy team during a visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during their 2018 South East Asia Deployment.
Navy people from Vietnam and Australia have met for a friendly match on the volleyball court during the RAN’s South East Asia Deployment.
Personnel from HMA Ships Anzac and Success join members of the Philippine Navy for a goodwill sports day as part of their South East Asia Deployment.
More than 50 people from HMA Ships
Success and Anzac have joined members of the Philippine Navy Education and Training Command for a Goodwill Sports Day.
October 17, 2017 by LCDR Jason Parsons (author), LEUT Callum Newton (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
HMAS Parramatta prepares to pull alongside Seppanger Naval Base at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Parramatta recently conducted a maintenance period alongside the Malaysian port of Sepanggar in Kota Kinabalu, as part of her Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment.
Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Glen Cameron throws a heaving line from the forecastle of HMAS Newcastle in Kochi, India.
Making her way north to commence duties as part of Operation MANITOU, HMAS
Newcastle made a port visit to Cochin, India, further strengthening relationships recently made on exercise off Fremantle.
Commanding Officer HMAS Harman, Commander Alison Westwood, RAN, pictured with both teams presenting the USA team captain with a plaque to mark the occasion.
Canberra base, HMAS
Harman celebrated 4th July – Independence Day, with some of the team of American servicemen and women deployed as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE.
Petty Officer Ian McCracken of Fleet Logistics Support Element - Submarines practices his swimming technique during the 2017 Invictus Games training squad camp in Canberra on 13 March.
Two sailors will be among the 43 athletes to represent Australia when the team competes in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto in late September.
The Royal Australian Navy and Indian Navy participating in a beach volleyball game at the HMAS Stirling Sporting Field as part of Exercise AUSINDEX 2017.
Australians and Indians often bond over cricket, so sport was a natural addition to the program of the recent exercise between the navies of the two nations.
HMAS Stuart takes on Armada Espanola (ESPS) Cristobal Colon in a soccer match during the Fleet Concentration Period (FCP) Sports Day held at HMAS Stirling.
Seven different sports were on the menu during a friendly competition between the Royal New Zealand Navy, Australian Navy and the Spanish Armada as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER in Western Australia.
Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Mitch Armstrong, playing for Western Australia, hits the ball over the net during a match against South Australia at the ADF Volleyball Combined Services Tournament.
A Navy dominated Western Australian side romped to victory for the first time in memory at the Australian Defence Force Volleyball Combined Services Tournament at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane, in early December.