Section: Fleet

Expedition for South Australian Navy members

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NHQ-SA at the Hawker War Memorial. L-R: POCD Troy Pudney, LCDR Ainsley Slattery, CMDR Andrew Burnett, PO ML-P Erica Lower, LS- ML-CK Rebecca Elliott, PO ML-P Warren Sanders CPO Grant Metcalf, LS- ML-SC David Houghton, CPO Stephen Yarnold. (photo: POCD Troy Pudney)

NHQ-SA at the Hawker War Memorial. L-R: POCD Troy Pudney, LCDR Ainsley Slattery, CMDR Andrew Burnett, PO ML-P Erica Lower, LS- ML-CK Rebecca Elliott, PO ML-P Warren Sanders CPO Grant Metcalf, LS- ML-SC David Houghton, CPO Stephen Yarnold.

Resilience, teamwork and leadership were common themes for Navy members of Navy Headquarters-South Australia (NHQ-SA) and surrounding outstations during an expedition to the remote Flinders Ranges.

 

Max speed for Young Endeavour

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Youth Crew onboard STS Young Endeavour. (photo: Ms Natalie Staples)

Youth Crew onboard STS Young Endeavour.

The RAN-crewed brigantine STS Young Endeavour has reached her maximum design speed under sail in ideal conditions off Newcastle recently.

 

HMAS Collins surfaces

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HMAS Collins Berthed at ASC North, Osborne, South Australia. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Collins Berthed at ASC North, Osborne, South Australia.

The first of the Collins class submarines has returned to service after a boost to capability was implemented by one of Defence’s key industry partners.

Recruiting for Recruit Instructors

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Recruit Instructor, Leading Seaman Kristy Clark (left) and Command Warrant Officer- Recruit School, Warrant Officer Peter Leech discuss the range of positions available at Recruit School during a presentation in the R1 Theatrette at Russell Offices, ACT. (photo: LEUT Tony Martin)

Recruit Instructor, Leading Seaman Kristy Clark (left) and Command Warrant Officer- Recruit School, Warrant Officer Peter Leech discuss the range of positions available at Recruit School during a presentation in the R1 Theatrette at Russell Offices, ACT.

The call for a select group of sailors and officers has gone out across Navy during a Recruit School tour to draft new instructors.

Novocastrians welcomed home in HMAS Newcastle

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Seven Novocastrian members of HMAS Newcastle during a port visit to her namesake city. (photo: LCDR Fiona Southwood)

Seven Novocastrian members of HMAS Newcastle during a port visit to her namesake city.

The boom of a seven-gun salute was a welcoming sound for the ship’s company of HMAS Newcastle as she returned to her namesake city for a port visit.

 

A force multiplier - Navy commits to 100 Days For Change

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

(R-L) Seaman Boatswains Mate Emily Xar, Seaman Boatswains Mate Jessica Love-Lace, Seaman Boatswains Mate Tayla Stark, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Samantha Waller, and Seaman Boatswains Mate Jordan Moloney on the messenger line during a replenishment at sea between HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Success and HMNZS Te Mana while sailing to Hawaii to take part in Exercise RIMPAC 18. (photo: )

(R-L) Seaman Boatswains Mate Emily Xar, Seaman Boatswains Mate Jessica Love-Lace, Seaman Boatswains Mate Tayla Stark, Seaman Communication and Information Systems Samantha Waller, and Seaman Boatswains Mate Jordan Moloney on the messenger line during a replenishment at sea between HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Success and HMNZS Te Mana while sailing to Hawaii to take part in Exercise RIMPAC 18.

Navy is participating in a national campaign to highlight the importance and achievements of women and diversity within our ranks.

Anzac enterprise delivers on one million hour target

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)

A collaboration of industry participants from the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance at the BAE Systems yard, Henderson, WA. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper)

A collaboration of industry participants from the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance at the BAE Systems yard, Henderson, WA.

The alliance of partner industries charged with supporting Navy’s Anzac class Frigates have reached a significant safety milestone.

 

'It's a game changer' - Navy members excited by Future Frigate force

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett with members of NUSHIP Brisbane at the Future Frigate announcement in Adelaide, South Australia. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett with members of NUSHIP Brisbane at the Future Frigate announcement in Adelaide, South Australia.

Navy people are taking in the news on Friday that UK firm BAE Systems has been selected as the preferred tenderer for the largest peacetime naval shipping construction project in Australia’s history.

Hunter class commission new era for Navy’s future force

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN; Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP; and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon. Christopher Pyne, MP, at the announcement of nine Hunter Class Future Frigates in Adelaide, SA. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN; Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP; and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon. Christopher Pyne, MP, at the announcement of nine Hunter Class Future Frigates in Adelaide, SA.

Navy’s future frigates will be known as ‘Hunter Class’ with the Chief of Navy confirming the first of the Hunter Class Guided Missile Frigates (FFG) to be commissioned in the late 2020s.

 

Future Frigate tenderer confirmed

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BAE Systems has been selected as the preferred tenderer with the Global Combat Ship - Australia for the Navy's future frigate capability. (photo: )

BAE Systems has been selected as the preferred tenderer with the Global Combat Ship - Australia for the Navy's future frigate capability.

The Turnbull Government will deliver one of the world’s most advanced anti-submarine warfare frigates, create 4000 Australian jobs and secure a local naval shipbuilding industry for decades to come.