Last week saw the beginning of the third year of the very successful Ford Performance Racing Industry Outplacement Program. The objective of the outplacement program is to recognise and develop the technical skills of high performing sailors in a cutting edge and high pressure environment.
The Royal New Zealand Navy led Western Pacific Naval Symposium Mine Counter Measures and Diving Exercise 2014 kicked off earlier this week with a memorable opening day.
Forty years of naval history came to an end at West Head Gunnery Range, with the last live firing controlled by an M22 Gunnery Fire Control System, the last of its kind in operation in the world.
HMAS Childers has arrived in Darwin after participating in MILAN 2014, the biannual international naval event hosted by the Indian Navy in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The challenges of balancing work and life demands, the importance of meaningful mentoring opportunities and the value of establishing a network of female role models were a few of the issues explored at the inaugural Shoalhaven and Fleet Air Arm Navy Women's Forum which was held at HMAS Albatross last week.
The Joint Review between the Australian Defence Force and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service in relation to Australian vessels which entered Indonesian waters has been completed and is now available online.
Whilst en route to the Middle East Area of Operations for Operation SLIPPER, HMAS Darwin recently conducted a port visit to Kochi, India which culminated in a successful bilateral exercise. This visit was one in a series of Australian engagements with India to reinforce the two Navy’s interoperability, co-operation and rapport.
On Sunday last week two of Navy's Mine Hunter - Coastal Ships, HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon, set off to transit across the Tasman Sea to Auckland, New Zealand to participate in the Western Pacific Naval Symposium Mine Counter Measures and Diving Exercise 2014.
Yesterday the Ship’s Company of HMAS Paluma took the opportunity to pause for some well earned rest and relaxation at one of Australia’s most iconic tourist destinations, the northernmost point of mainland Australia, Cape York.
Twenty five of the Royal Australian Navy’s newest officers ‘dipped their toes in the water’ at HMAS Creswell recently on the week-long Undergraduate Officers’ Entry Course.