Topic: New Generation Navy (NGN)
Navy is moving positively in the direction of being able to manufacture specific spare parts onboard ships to facilitate repairs at sea.
The Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond has held the first in a series of Leading Seaman Forums, in a move designed to engage sailors in ways to improve Navy’s workforce.
The Defence Innovation Hub has worked closely with Navy in the Top End to test an exciting system designed for use in the maritime environment.
For Leading Seaman Brad Watson and Able Seaman Ben Price, recent advice that ‘portable breathing apparatus rigs are now cleared for release and ready for collection’, represented the realisation of a concept they developed to improve the way Navy does business when using harmful chemicals.
A resourceful team at HMAS Cerberus has put their ingenuity to the test in making a remotely operated, land-based drone for use in emergencies on-base.
A joint Australian/US innovation event that discussed and explored current and future submarine technology was recently held at HMAS Stirling.
Two sailors from HMAS Stirling found themselves in the proverbial right place at the right time recently as they were driving back to Rockingham from a task that took them to the southwest WA town of Busselton.
It is a fantastic feeling being recognised for the work you do, and at Training Authority – Submarines (TA-SM) located at HMAS Stirling, Rockingham Western Australia, deserving staff, both military and civilian, are publicly acknowledged for their extra efforts.
New Generation Navy is holding a photography competition in order to identify the most appropriate images for the soon to be updated Navy Values posters. Navy members are encouraged to submit their entries within the next two weeks, with the deadline for submissions being Friday, 25th May.
Embracing new technologies and applying innovative solutions to problems is becoming a regular occurrence onboard HMAS Warramunga.