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Moreton bleeds for the challenge

Published on by LSML-SC Hayden Eyles (author and photographer)

Members of HMAS Moreton gather at the Brisbane City Blood Donation Centre., which holds significance for Defence as this building was the former Defence Force Recruiting building. (photo: LSML-SC Hayden Eyles)

Members of HMAS Moreton gather at the Brisbane City Blood Donation Centre., which holds significance for Defence as this building was the former Defence Force Recruiting building.

Officers and sailors at HMAS Moreton have answered the Chief of Navy’s call - joining the hundreds of Navy personnel donating blood for the Defence Blood Challenge.

No bridge too far for mental health

Published on by Department of Defence (author), Mr Jay Cronan (photographer)

Defence personnel show their support for World Mental Health Day 2019 by taking part in a walk around Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra. (photo: Mr Jay Cronan)

Defence personnel show their support for World Mental Health Day 2019 by taking part in a walk around Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra.

Hundreds of Australian Defence Force personnel and Department of Defence public servants took time away from their desks to focus on mental health in Canberra.

Tiger 75’s stripes on display in new exhibit

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), PTE Rodrigo Villablanca (photographer), LS James McDougall (photographer)

The new S-70B Seahawk helicopter exhibit was opened at the Australian National Museum Maritime, Sydney, by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral  Mike Noonan AO, RAN, on 9 October 2019. (photo: PTE Rodrigo Villablanca)

The new S-70B Seahawk helicopter exhibit was opened at the Australian National Museum Maritime, Sydney, by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, on 9 October 2019.

An icon of naval aviation now features at the Australian National Maritime Museum with the new S-70B-2 (Bravo) Seahawk ‘Tiger 75’ exhibit officially opened during the 2019 Sea Power Conference.

Submarines play a vital role in national security

Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sheean, Commander Darren White, RAN, meets with Deputy Secretary National Security, Ms Caroline Millar, and VIPs for a tour of HMAS Sheean while the Collins Class Submarine is alongside Fleet Base West. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Commanding Officer HMAS Sheean, Commander Darren White, RAN, meets with Deputy Secretary National Security, Ms Caroline Millar, and VIPs for a tour of HMAS Sheean while the Collins Class Submarine is alongside Fleet Base West.

The Deputy Secretary National Security, Ms Caroline Millar recently visited HMAS Sheean at Fleet Base West to see first-hand the vital capabilities submarines provide to secure the nation.

Navy’s future leaders dive deep into Sea Power Conference

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), PTE Rodrigo Villablanca (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Officers Midshipmen Jordan Fernance RAN, left, and William Hall RAN uses the Kongsberg Digital naval systems simulator at the Sea Power Conference 2019, Sydney. (photo: PTE Rodrigo Villablanca)

Royal Australian Navy Officers Midshipmen Jordan Fernance RAN, left, and William Hall RAN uses the Kongsberg Digital naval systems simulator at the Sea Power Conference 2019, Sydney.

Young Naval officers have leapt at the chance to try-out some emerging technology on the first day of the 2019 Sea Power Conference. The Midshipmen and Sub Lieutenants got hands-on experience with simulators and equipment, building their understanding of Navy’s future capabilities.

Navy unveils new deal with industry partners

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

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, meets Mr John Gessler and Mr Andrew James from Sonartech Atlas at Sea Power 19. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, meets Mr John Gessler and Mr Andrew James from Sonartech Atlas at Sea Power 19.

Navy’s relationship with Industry has been reinvigorated today, with the release of a new strategy to improve partnerships, engagement and timelines.

Pacific matters a key focus for Chief of Navy

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), AB Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

Delegates, including the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, at the Pacific Maritime Security Partnership event at the 2019 Sea Power Conference at the International Convention Centre, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

Delegates, including the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, at the Pacific Maritime Security Partnership event at the 2019 Sea Power Conference at the International Convention Centre, Sydney.

Australia’s enduring ties with the Pacific have dominated the agenda ahead of Navy’s Sea Power Conference, with a gathering of regional maritime leaders in Sydney.

Hundreds of sailors learn how to ask ‘R U OK?’

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Thomas Sawtell (photographer), POIS Justin Brown (photographer)

Commander Surface Force, Commodore Stephen Hughes, CSC, RAN, Commanding Officer HMAS Adelaide, Captain Jonathan Ley, RAN, and the 'R U OK?' team onboard HMAS Adelaide during the Mental Health Awareness Month event. (photo: ABIS Thomas Sawtell)

Commander Surface Force, Commodore Stephen Hughes, CSC, RAN, Commanding Officer HMAS Adelaide, Captain Jonathan Ley, RAN, and the 'R U OK?' team onboard HMAS Adelaide during the Mental Health Awareness Month event.

Ship’s company of HMAS Adelaide has marked Mental Health Awareness Month with an event to build confidence in asking ‘R U OK?’ Joined by personnel from sister ship Canberra, they learned how to spot the signs that it might be time to have an R U OK? conversation.

Hack the Machine!

Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author)

The Fathom5 ‘Trudi’ maritime systems hacking simulator used by the Royal Australian Navy cyber team at the Hack the Machine event in New York. (photo: )

The Fathom5 ‘Trudi’ maritime systems hacking simulator used by the Royal Australian Navy cyber team at the Hack the Machine event in New York.

Five members of the Royal Australian Navy’s emergent Defensive Cyber Operations workforce were provided a rare opportunity to share their knowledge and experience with our closest allies from the US, Canada, Great Britain and New Zealand through attendance at the US Navy’s annual Hack the Machine event.

Thinking Navy approach - Sea Power in focus at Sydney summit

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

Sea Power Conference, 8-10 October 2019, International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney. (photo: )

Sea Power Conference, 8-10 October 2019, International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Navy members of all ranks are being encouraged to attend the Royal Australian Navy’s most important international engagement of the year: Sea Power Conference 2019.