Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
It is a potentially catastrophic scenario: two critically injured in a helicopter crash, a patient undergoing an amputation and another recovering from serious injuries in a fall, with medics also trying to help a woman giving birth. Suddenly news breaks of 15 injured in a small boat collision and fire in a dock. And it’s all taking place on one of Australia’s amphibious assault ships.
The Australian Government is joining forces with countries from around the world to conduct Exercise PACIFIC PROTECTOR, as part of an ongoing major international commitment to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their delivery systems and related materials.
Published on by LEUT Christina Rogerson (author), LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)
Three members of Fleet Support Unit West, at HMAS Stirling in Rockingham, have completed a successful six-week secondment programme designed to develop their technical skills paving exciting developments for the future of Navy’s technical capability.
Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (author)
HMAS Stirling recently hosted an international contingent of submarine rescue officers who were ‘taught and assessed’ on the planning and coordination considerations in the event of a stricken submarine incident requiring rescue.
Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (author)
Navy’s minehunter fleet were approaching the end of their planned service life but now have a Service Life Extension to 2035-38 and the challenge of working out the details to get there falls to Commander Glen Price, the man in charge of sustainment at the Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Systems Program Office at HMAS Waterhen.
Published on by CPOB Tony Martin (author and photographer)
Training to ‘fight and win at sea’ occurs across the Navy every day of the year, but how does that concept map to the hydrographic fleet and their motto ‘diligence and skill’? – step into the world of the Navy’s survey motor launches.