A group of NUSHIP Canberra personnel laid eyes on the ship they will soon call home during their first visit to Williamstown Dockyard in Victoria this week.
When a Seahawk helicopter and its team of aircrew and maintainers from 816 Squadron joined the Upgraded Anzac Class frigate HMAS Perth for training at sea, it was a perfect marriage of traditions, mascots and mottos.
The upgraded Anzac Class frigate HMAS Perth is ready for action after recently completing a successful Unit Readiness Evaluation (URE) that tested the crew’s competence across all aspects of ship operations.
Stage one of the "Engineering Challenge" kicked off for Aviation Technicians this week at the Royal Australian Navy's 723 Squadron.
HMAS Gascoyne recently departed Sydney for a South West Pacific Deployment and the Ship’s company have wasted no time in making the most of their time at sea. The Ship will be visiting Port Vila in Vanuatu, Nuku’alofa in Tonga and Noumea in New Caledonia during July and August.
It was with a sense of pride and achievement that HMAS Stuart longing for home, entered Sydney in procedure Alpha after having been away for two years in extended readiness. The ship was in the West under the watchful eye and care of the FFH Ship Support Team. After a demanding “Hull Swap” she is once again “Always Prepared” for every challenge.
It was a case of ‘having their cake and eating it’ for the ship’s company of HMAS Choules today as they celebrated the 10th anniversary of the ship’s launch in the United Kingdom on 18th July 2003, the date she was first sent down the slip way.
On the 27th June, Commander Matthew Shand enjoyed his final flight in a Squirrel helicopter as Commanding Officer of 723 Squadron as part of a stylish but slightly soggy send off.
Fifteen people from NUSHIP Canberra received an up close look at the Command Ship of the United States Navy 7th Fleet, USS Blue Ridge which visited Sydney this week.
The latest group of aircrew from the Royal Australian Navy's New Squadron 723 (NUSQN 725) has completed their Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) checks in Florida, USA with flying colours.