After more than a year out of the water as part of her Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade, HMAS Arunta has undocked at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia.
His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York has toured HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West as part of his short visit to Western Australia.
Senior military and defence civilian leaders from Australia and its Five Eyes Alliance partner nations, USA, UK, Canada and New Zealand were impressed by the command and control advancements made during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018.
The replacement of HMAS Arunta’s mast at Henderson Shipyard in Western Australia marks another major milestone in the Anzac Class Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP).
HMAS Sirius has reached a significant milestone, having recently completed her 600th replenishment at sea (RAS), in waters off Northern Australia, with HMAS Stuart the lucky recipient.
Navy further strengthened ties with State Government agencies in Western Australia recently when members of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services undertook maritime firefighting training at the RAN School of Survivability and Ship Safety – West.
Navy’s focus on balancing the wellbeing of its people with meeting the mission, is being put into action with an early Christmas present on the horizon for a number of Navy families this year.
At the largest gathering of mine warfare dedicated vessels seen in Japanese waters, HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon have joined with 22 ships from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the United States Navy (USN) to participate in the first joint mine warfare exercise in the region, Exercise HYUGA NADA 18.
Fifty autonomous technologies and over 500 scientists, technicians and support staff have come together for Autonomous Warrior 2018 (AW18) in Jervis Bay.
Head of Defence’s Innovation Hub witnessed innovation and industry collaboration in action when visiting AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 (AW18) at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.