Topic: HMAS Stirling
When you’re on the run from enemy submarines, defending against hostile aircraft, and fighting to maintain sea control, it’s always good to know that food, fuel and essential supplies are not far away.
Commanding a submarine is arguably one of the toughest jobs in the world so training for the role it is justifiably challenging, preparing those who spend their days in the deep with the skills to lead their teams.
Seven different sports were on the menu during a friendly competition between the Royal New Zealand Navy, Australian Navy and the Spanish Armada as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER in Western Australia.
The arrival at Fleet Base West of the Spanish Armada’s ESPS Christobal Colon to participate in Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2017 has provided an ideal opportunity for the showcasing of two great Spanish loves - football and food.
The gates were opened to Fleet Base West on 25 January, when HMAS Stirling hosted a Families Day for its 3,000 Defence and Australian Public Service personnel on Garden Island, Rockingham.