Section: Fleet

Wollongong made four in the Timor Sea

Published on by CMDR Karl Brinckmann (author), CMDR Brian Delamont (photographer), SGT Mick Davis (photographer)

HMA Ships Sydney, Wollongong and Warramunga conduct Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres in the Timor Sea. 

Warramunga and Sydney were in transit to Australia's North West Shelf to conduct Exercise BLUE RAPTOR 2013. (photo: CMDR Brian Delamont)

HMA Ships Sydney, Wollongong and Warramunga conduct Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres in the Timor Sea. Warramunga and Sydney were in transit to Australia's North West Shelf to conduct Exercise BLUE RAPTOR 2013.

The Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Wollongong has made a rendezvous with HMA Ships SiriusWarramunga and Sydney in the Timor Sea to conduct mariner skills training. 

Navy concludes exercise in the North West Shelf area

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT Simon Bateman (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer)

HMAS Warramunga conducts a twilight patrol around the natural gas production facility, Prod Bayu-Undan, as the ship and crew of HMAS Warramunga conduct a maritime security patrol in the Timor Sea as part of Ex BLUE RAPTOR 2013. (photo: LSIS Brenton Freind)

HMAS Warramunga conducts a twilight patrol around the natural gas production facility, Prod Bayu-Undan, as the ship and crew of HMAS Warramunga conduct a maritime security patrol in the Timor Sea as part of Ex BLUE RAPTOR 2013.

HMA Ships Sydney, Warramunga and Sirius have concluded their participation in Exercise BLUE RAPTOR. The exercise was conducted in the North West Shelf area, in the vicinity of oil and gas installations.

LHD 'Amphib' operations likened to Jenga

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)

The Well Dock of USS Bonhomme Richard packed with amphibious watercraft and land based vehicles as well as equipment. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

The Well Dock of USS Bonhomme Richard packed with amphibious watercraft and land based vehicles as well as equipment.

NUSHIP Canberra’s Amphibious Department had the opportunity to tour USS Bonhomme Richard during her recent port visit to Sydney to learn more about what its like to coordinate large scale amphibious operations onboard a Landing Ship Helicopter Dock (LHD).

MH-60R Seahawk Romeo training devices enhance preparedness

Published on by CPOATV Gordon Davis (author), CPOATV Gordon Davis (photographer)

The Avionics Sailors of NUSQN 725 get some training on the United States Navy's synthetic training devices. (photo: CPOATV Gordon Davis)

The Avionics Sailors of NUSQN 725 get some training on the United States Navy's synthetic training devices.

The Avionics Sailors of NUSQN 725 may have finished their time in the ordnance classroom, but they are finding the United States Navy's synthetic training devices to be an extremely valuable training tool.

Sea-riding in the Spanish LHD – a glimpse of what’s to come for Canberra's company

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), CMDR Paul Moggach (photographer)

The NUSHIP Canberra sea-riding team pictured with members from ESPS Juan Carlos 1 ship’s company in front of the “Island” (the superstructure above the flight deck). (photo: CMDR Paul Moggach)

The NUSHIP Canberra sea-riding team pictured with members from ESPS Juan Carlos 1 ship’s company in front of the “Island” (the superstructure above the flight deck).

As NUSHIP Canberra's personnel step closer to bringing the first Landing Helicopter Dock into service.

Joint Australian and US search locates ordnance

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Members of HMAS Gascoyne's ship's company inspect a nautical chart with a member of the United States Navy after finding four unexploded bombs.  (photo: )

Members of HMAS Gascoyne's ship's company inspect a nautical chart with a member of the United States Navy after finding four unexploded bombs.

HMAS Gascoyne is working with the United States Navy to retrieve four unexploded bombs from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, dropped by USN Harrier aircraft in the lead up to Exercise Talisman Saber on 16 July 2013.

Waller visits Cairns

Published on by LEUT Samantha Dudley (author), LSET Luke Adams (author)

HMAS Waller alongside Trinity Wharf, Cairns. (photo: LSET Luke Adams)

HMAS Waller alongside Trinity Wharf, Cairns.

HMAS Waller's crew is enjoying Cairns, after successfully participating in multi-national exercise TALISMAN SABER.

Successful torpedo firing

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HMAS Stuart fires a live MU90 torpedo 'war shot' at a submerged static target in the EAXA (East Australian Exercise Area), off NSW's South Coast. (photo: LSIS Brenton Freind)

HMAS Stuart fires a live MU90 torpedo 'war shot' at a submerged static target in the EAXA (East Australian Exercise Area), off NSW's South Coast.

The Royal Australian Navy has successfully conducted the world’s first firing of a "war shot" MU90 Lightweight Torpedo.

Navy Band gives Indonesian visitor a familiar welcome

Published on by LS Cathy Wainwright (author)

The Royal Australian Navy Band played a traditional Indonesian song using Angklung instruments which were gifted to the RAN by the Indonesian Navy in 2012. (photo: Unknown)

The Royal Australian Navy Band played a traditional Indonesian song using Angklung instruments which were gifted to the RAN by the Indonesian Navy in 2012.

The Royal Australian Navy Band went to great lengths to welcome the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Dr. Marsetio, to Fleet Base East this week, when he made a counterpart visit to the Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs.

Navy Daily exceeds 49,000 visits in first six weeks

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), LEUT Tony White (author)

Google Analytics map of Visits by City to the Navy Daily website. (photo: n/a)

Google Analytics map of Visits by City to the Navy Daily website.

Since the website was launched on July 3, Navy Daily has gone from strength to strength, having clocked up 49,600 visits in its first six weeks.