When Leading Seaman Marine Technician Sarah Battenally posted into the Guided Missile Frigate Systems Program Office as Technical Support Officer, she braced herself to expect the unexpected.
Making her way north to commence duties as part of Operation MANITOU, HMAS Newcastle made a port visit to Cochin, India, further strengthening relationships recently made on exercise off Fremantle.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta is returning home to Australia after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment by a Navy vessel since 1990.
The Royal Australian and United States navies have proven a potent and agile force when operating together during the opening phases of Exercise TALISMAN SABER 17, which took place in the Northern Territory.
Navy has carried on a tradition that was started in 1915 by naming the latest Naval College sail training yacht Franklin (III).
For most, milestones are easy to recognise: a birthday here, an anniversary there, but aircrew mark their growing experience by meticulously logging hours flown, with appropriate accolades from friends and colleagues as the total number soars.
Australia’s new multirole aviation training vessel MV Sycamore has recently arrived in Sydney.
The aircraft set to train Australian Defence Force aviators is an impressive piece of kit.
The Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross is on finals as the first instructors continue their training at the new world-class multi-million-dollar facility.
Navy vessels visiting Brisbane have had straightforward and simple access to services while they’re alongside, due to a small but effective team the nation’s smallest commissioned establishment.