For those of you wondering how Defence fared in the Budget, here’s a wrap of the proposed funding.
A number of changes made to Defence policy in October last year will impact timelines for those seeking to change from full-time to Reserve service in line with Navy’s shift to a Total Workforce Model.
Images of remotely piloted aircraft soaring over a naval fleet might seem like an ultramodern picture. But unmanned aircraft are nothing new to the Fleet Air Arm, which has provided remotely piloted targets for gunnery practice since 1953.
Navy chaplains from across Australia descended on Canberra recently to take part in an annual forum that helps reinforce the relevance of the role in a modern fighting force.
Royal Australian Navy apprentices have been working directly with industry in Adelaide, building on their initial trade training, and at the same time becoming part the next phase of naval warfare from the ground up.