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Future ADF training helicopter arrives at HMAS Albatross

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), POIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer)

Airbus Helicopters EC135 T2+ N52-001 taxis its way down HMAS Albatross' airfield for the first time. (photo: POIS Kelvin Hockey)

Airbus Helicopters EC135 T2+ N52-001 taxis its way down HMAS Albatross' airfield for the first time.

The first of 15 Airbus EC135 helicopters has arrived at the Naval Air Station, HMAS Albatross, destined to train future Australian Defence Force aircrew.

Heritage survey of midget submarine

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer)

HMAS Diamantina's mine disposal vehicle is recovered after conducting survey work on the wreck of the WWII Japanese Type 'A' Midget Submarine offshore from Newport, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

HMAS Diamantina's mine disposal vehicle is recovered after conducting survey work on the wreck of the WWII Japanese Type 'A' Midget Submarine offshore from Newport, Sydney.

The Royal Australian Navy has revisited the final resting place of a Japanese midget submarine as part of a program to preserve the Second World War wreck.

Ladies taking charge in Sirius

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Libby Newman (author), LEUT Jake Leonard (photographer), ABET Luke van Beekhuizen (photographer)

Lieutenant Sonia Clark takes a bearing on the Bridge Pelorus (photo: LEUT Jake Leonard)

Lieutenant Sonia Clark takes a bearing on the Bridge Pelorus

All Royal Australian Navy ships have a small group of officers dedicated to keeping the ship safe by day and night, whether operating as a single ship or steaming in company. 

Trip off the chart says navigator

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author)

Lieutenant Miquela Riley said she would recommend the experience to other navigators. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Miquela Riley said she would recommend the experience to other navigators.

Two trans-Atlantic crossings, catching a cable car up to Cape Town’s Table Mountain, and sailing through the North Sea in company with 80 other tall ships was how one Navy officer spent part of 2015.

Ready relief - Navy’s FIFO workforce

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

Members of Patrol Boat Crew Support Squadron, in front of the Fremantle Wharf at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Members of Patrol Boat Crew Support Squadron, in front of the Fremantle Wharf at HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin.

When the Navy’s fleet of Armidale class patrol boats transitioned back to a single crewing model last year, and two Cape class patrol boats were introduced into service, a solution was needed to ensure personnel had opportunities for respite from the high operational tempo, as well as time to attend prerequisite training and professional development courses.

Canberra returns home to Sydney after Operation Fiji Assist

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

HMAS Canberra passes her first berthing line to the wharf as she returns to her home port at Garden Island Sydney, after providing humanitarian and disaster relief to the people of Fiji. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Canberra passes her first berthing line to the wharf as she returns to her home port at Garden Island Sydney, after providing humanitarian and disaster relief to the people of Fiji.

HMAS Canberra has returned to Fleet Base East, Sydney, to the mark the end of her first operational deployment after a month-long commitment to Operation Fiji Assist.

Sirius navigates historic visit to Norfolk Island

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Samuel Jackson-Maher (author)

Seaman Communications and Information Systems Tristan Brooker; Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Jessica Gunning and Able Seaman Marine Technician Mitchell Davis share insights into Navy life with students at Norfolk Island Central School (photo: )

Seaman Communications and Information Systems Tristan Brooker; Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Jessica Gunning and Able Seaman Marine Technician Mitchell Davis share insights into Navy life with students at Norfolk Island Central School

The ship's company of HMAS Sirius marked an important event in Australia’s maritime history when the Royal Australian Navy support vessel visited Norfolk Island in late March. 

Fisheries patrols build relationships

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

Executive Officer HMAS Wollongong, Lieutenant Mark Doggett is greeted by traditional Balinese dancers on the wharf after the ship entered Benoa Harbour. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Executive Officer HMAS Wollongong, Lieutenant Mark Doggett is greeted by traditional Balinese dancers on the wharf after the ship entered Benoa Harbour.

Ships and aircraft from the Australian Defence Force and the Indonesian Armed Forces engaged recently for the fifth Australian-Indonesian Coordinated Patrol of fisheries on the respective sides of the boundary of the two nations’ Exclusive Economic Zones

Australia and Indonesia combine to detect, deter and prosecute illegal fishing

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

HMAS Wollongong send their boarding party team to investigate a vessel for possible breaches of Australian laws. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMAS Wollongong send their boarding party team to investigate a vessel for possible breaches of Australian laws.

Defence units from Australia and Indonesia recently united to patrol fisheries located between the two nations to ensure that lawful practices were being used in the nation's respective exclusive economic zones.

Australian-led Maritime Counter-Terrorism Task Force home from successful deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by MAJ B Maddock (author), MC2 Ryan D. McLearnon (photographer)

Commander CMF, Vice Admiral Kevin Donegan, US Navy (centre) witnesses Royal Navy Commodore Robinson (right) assume command of CTF 150 from Royal Australian Navy Commodore Jaimie Hatcher. (photo: MC2 Ryan D. McLearnon)

Commander CMF, Vice Admiral Kevin Donegan, US Navy (centre) witnesses Royal Navy Commodore Robinson (right) assume command of CTF 150 from Royal Australian Navy Commodore Jaimie Hatcher.

An Australian-led Maritime Command team has been hailed for their success against the illegal trade of drugs and weapons in the Middle East and northern Indian Ocean as part of the multinational Combined Maritime Forces.