Commander Fiona Ewington, RANR, at Fleet Base West with MV Stoker in the background, has recently completed international research sponsored by the Churchill Fellowship Trust into military doctrine and maritime trade protection.
The chance to pursue an international research project outside of her busy Maritime Trade Operations day to day work life has opened up new opportunities for a dedicated Navy officer and the Navy warfare community.
Participants of the 2018 Community Leaders at Sea Program disembark a Royal Australian Navy MRH-90 helicopter at HMAS Watson, Sydney.
Eleven local community leaders experienced a taste of the Royal Australian Navy as part of the Fleet Commanders’ Community Leader’s at Sea Program (CLASP) in early October.
HMAS Canberra has received a transfer of 100,000 litres of fuel from oil tanker Manning.
A series of firsts has resulted in Navy benefitting from further flexibility in refuelling options for our Landing Helicopter Docks, HMA Ships
Canberra and Adelaide.
October 10, 2018 by Mrs Racheal Reynolds (author), Department of Defence (photographer)
NTB staff prepare to embark HMAS Choules for a day of discovery and information sharing.
A contingent of 35 Navy engineering staff have sampled an experience in one of the Navy's largest and tallest ships. Commanding Officer HMAS
Choules, Commander Scott Houlihan, opened his ship to APS and industry staff across several events during September.
HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius (right) and Republic of Singapore Navy Ships Valiant and Vigour sail in company during Exercise SINGAROO.
Stuart and Sirius have joined the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) corvettes RSS Valiant and Vigour for Exercise SINGAROO, a two day maritime exercise in waters off Singapore.
Commanding Officer, Captain John Stavridis (centre) along with the crew's youngest member, Seaman Thomas Norris-Elliott (left) and the crew's most experienced member, Chief Petty Officer Ric Macchetta, cut the cake.
The ship’s company of the Royal Australian Navy’s first Aegis Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS
Hobart, have celebrated their first birthday while enroute to the west coast of the USA.
October 02, 2018 by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
2018 Golden Globe Race competitor Gregor McGuckin smiles as he prepares to disembark HMAS Ballarat after the ship returns safely home to Fleet Base West from a search and rescue operation in the Indian Ocean.
Ballarat has returned to port after participating in a search and rescue mission for two solo round-the-world yachtsmen.
Published on September 29, 2018 by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
Ship’s companies of both Melbourne and Xianning on the upper decks of both ships farewell each other in traditional naval fashion before parting ways at sea.
Melbourne has completed a visit to the Chinese port of Zhanjiang and conducted a combined passage exercise with the PLA-N Ship, Xianning.
HMAS Newcastle (06) and Japanese Ship JS Sazanami (113) transit the Whitsunday Passage enroute to Sydney.
Royal Australian Navy sailors have tasted life at sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force as personnel from both services temporarily swapped places after Exercise Kakadu.
September 27, 2018 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
Medical Officer Lieutenant Rebecca Ainsworth, RAN (right), MH-60R Aviation Warfare Officer Lieutenant Christopher Evill, RAN (left), and Able Seaman Medic Renne Simmons, rehearse assembling a casualty stretcher as HMAS Ballarat answers a call to assist a maritime emergency in the Indian Ocean.
The Commanding Officer of HMAS
Ballarat has praised the proficiency of his ship’s company after the frigate was ordered to crash sail to reach two participants in a global sailing event whose yachts had been de-masted in the Indian Ocean south of Perth.