HMAS Toowoomba ship's company conduct guard training at sea enroute to Jakarta, Indonesia for an upcoming ceremonial sunset as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 17
Traditions of pomp and ceremony still have their place in a modern military – with the self-discipline required being reflected across all parts of Navy life.
Lietenant Colonel Dr. Mohamed Zaki Mokhtar of the Malaysian Armed Forces with Lieutenant Commander Richard Classon, in the Intensive Care Unit of HMAS Adelaide during a visit while the ship is alongside Port Klang, Malaysia, for Indo pacific Endeavour 2017.
The recent visit to Malaysia by ships from an Australian task group provided an opportunity for medical teams from each country to share stories and talk techniques.
October 31, 2017 by LCDR Jason Parsons (author), LCDR Helen Ward (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), SMNEW Harrison Looney (photographer)
Commanding Officer HMAS Parramatta, Commander Simon Howard and HMAS Parramatta's youngest crew member Midshipman Tiffany McCormack cut a large birthday cake celebrating HMAS Parramatta's 14th Birthday since commissioning in 2003.
The ship’s companies of HMAS
Parramatta and HMAS Toowoomba recently celebrated their vessels’ birthdays in perfect mariner fashion – at sea as part of a joint task group deployment in the Indo-Pacific region.
Seaman Joey Perrin proudly carries the ship's lifering as HMAS Maitland conduct their freedom of entry march into to the city of Maitland.
The small crew of patrol boat HMAS
Maitland made a big impact in their namesake city recently, exercising Freedom of Entry and opening their vessel to visitors.
Published on October 29, 2017 by LEUT Daniel Cochrane (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
From left, Lieutenant Simon Jeffery, Australia's High Commissioner to Madagascar, HE Ms Jenny Dee, Commanding Officer of HMAS Newcastle, Commander Mark Sirois, RAN and Madagascar's civilian media on the bridge of HMAS Newcastle during a media tour whilst alongside in Diego Suarez, Madagascar.
Newcastle recently conducted a three-day port visit to Antsiranana, also known as Diego-Suarez, in Madagascar, deployed as part of Operation MANITOU.
Petty Officer Medical David Young onboard HMAS Hobart during the Mariner Skills Evaluation.
As well as having some of the most advanced weapons systems available, Navy’s newest ship HMAS
Hobart boasts a range of assets that help make it a formidable warfighting unit.
October 24, 2017 by LTCOL Phil Pyke (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Vehicles are loaded onto LHD Landing Craft from HMAS Adelaide (background) during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Response training with the Singapore Armed Forces in Changi Bay, Singapore, for Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Adelaide has visited Singapore to strengthen humanitarian assistance and disaster relief interoperability with the Singaporean Armed Forces.
An Australian Army Bushmaster is unloaded from HMAS Choules onto Port Marlborough in Picton, New Zealand, during Exercise Southern Katipo 2017.
Choules has delivered a combined force of 150 soldiers and marines from Australia and Tonga to New Zealand as part of Exercise SOUTHERN KATIPO.
Warfare Officers of the Philippine Navy pose for a photo in front of HMAS Darwin's Guided Missile Launcher with Midshipman Justin Csucsy.
With relationships strengthened, and warfare techniques discussed, shortly before departing Manila, HMAS
Darwin rolled out the welcome mat for officers from the Philippine Navy.
Members of HMAS Hobart pictured on the ship’s forecastle as the destroyer sails out of Sydney Harbour for the first time since becoming a commissioned warship.
Hobart has “slipped her lines” and set sail for the first time since commissioning on 23 September 2017.