MH-60R instructors from Training Authority Aviation (TA-AVN) were sent back to school recently in order to learn the nuances of the latest weapon for the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopters; the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS).
HMAS Success, the Royal Australian Navy’s Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (AOR) Tanker has sailed today ready to supply the fleet after an extended maintenance period alongside Fleet Base East, which included a scheduled docking.
Ghost netting is a menace to both marine life and shipping so when the crew of the Royal Australian Navy Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Wollongong got the call to check out a sighting, they didn’t hesitate.
Two submarines, ten ships and embarked aircraft have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney bound for war games off the east coast of Australia.
ADV Cape Inscription has rushed to the aid of a vessel on fire in Darwin Harbour. It was the second recent incident when Royal Australian Navy crewed Cape Class patrol boats have lent assistance to mariners in distress.
HMAS Hobart has completed her first ever replenishment at sea (RAS) with HMAS Anzac off the east coast of Australia.
HMAS Adelaide has commissioned a painting which showcases its capability on amphibious operations, thanks to the revitalisation of a traditional fundraising idea.
HMAS Hobart has achieved a number of firsts for her class and the Royal Australian Navy over the past several weeks off the east coast of Australia.
The first bond between the new HMAS Hobart and her namesake city have been forged during a Freedom of Entry march.
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead has recognised outstanding Navy submariners during the Fleet Awards presentation ceremony at the Submarine Training and System Centre, HMAS Stirling.