Recently the prestigious Gloucester Cup was presented to HMAS Anzac’s ship's company, now embarked in HMAS Stuart by the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC, CVO.
Recently a small group from Fleet Support Unit – Australia (FSU-AUST) undertook an industry visit to Qantas Maintenance Services in Sydney.
Exercise TALISMAN SABER gave Australian and US Navy sailors the chance to ‘see how the other half live’ when personnel from the Anzac Class frigate HMAS Perth and the U.S. Navy amphibious landing ship USS Germantown ‘cross decked’.
NUSHIP Canberra amphibious department sailors were among the first to attend a dedicated Navy LCM-8 Advanced Marine Specialist course held at Army’s Ross Island Barracks in Townsville.
The RAN Contingent and Armada crew on ESPS Cantabria head home after a lengthy but fulfilling deployment in support of Talisman Saber 13 (TS13).
The ‘sea training backlog’ has been reduced by 70 per cent since 2011 through the improved control of the training pipeline according to the figures in Training Force.
HMAS Sirius has concluded her participation in Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 (TS13). The Exercise, held every two years, is the largest combined air, land and sea military training exercise regularly undertaken by the ADF and forces from the United States. These combined exercises aim to improve training and the ability of the ADF and United States military to operate with each other.
A Defence Science Technology Organisation (DSTO) team was deployed to the Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 exercise area in early July to demonstrate and evaluate the potential Defence benefits of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) for long duration remote sensing of the under sea environment.
The Windy Geale Archive and Library was named at a ceremony at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Nowra on 25th July in a fitting tribute to a man known for his encyclopedic knowledge of the people, places and events associated with the Fleet Air Arm.
Australian Clearance Diving Team One (AUSCDT ONE) recently showcased their newly developed Maritime Counter Terrorism-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (MCT-EOD) capability to Fleet Command.