Topic: HMAS Success (OR 304)
The Navy men’s and women’s rugby union teams left nothing to chance in their bid to break Army’s unbeaten run at the Australian Defence Force Rugby Union Championships at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane recently.
The Royal Australian Navy works hard at protecting the seaborne trade on which Australia depends for its livelihood and wellbeing - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Navy people come from all walks of life, bringing different perspectives and traditions to the modern service – a fact not lost on many on 21 March – Harmony Day.
More than 50 Australian Navy Cadets and staff experienced HMAS Darwin’s capability first hand when the group visited the warship alongside Garden Island, Sydney recently.
Warships from Australia, Italy, New Zealand and Spain are currently exercising off the Western Australian coast honing war-fighting skills and enhancing joint operating procedures.
International Women's Day at sea onboard HMAS Success was business as usual with key positions held by female officers and sailors during replenishment activities.
Past-times should never come between nations, but when rugby is on the cards, Australians and Kiwis have to take sides. Navy sides from both nations left nothing on the field in a recent fixture in Western Australia.
HMAS Anzac commenced her recent transit to Fleet Base West alone, meeting with sister frigate HMAS Parramatta in Jervis Bay.
The relationship between the Royal Australian and Republic of Indonesia navies continues to strengthen following a series of regional engagements between the two nations, the most recent being a port visit to Jakarta by HMAS Success.
HMAS Success celebrated her 'pearl' anniversary of 30 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy on 23 April 2016.