Topic: Establishments, Bases and Headquarters
The Federal Government released Australia’s first Naval Shipbuilding Plan recently in Adelaide outlining the nation’s largest ever program of naval shipbuilding and sustainment.
It was a red-letter day at HMAS Watson on 2 May, with one half of the first married couple to graduate from the same Principal Warfare Officers Course also being awarded overall dux.
The first electronic warfare course combining submarine and surface fleet trainees graduated from the home of Navy’s warfare training on Sydney Harbour’s south head, HMAS Watson on 5 May.
Published on by Ms Sharon Palmer (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)
When the most senior sailor in the Australian Navy, Warrant Officer of the Navy Gary Wight joined, he wasn’t in it for the long haul.
Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
Australian Defence Force Gap Year sailors gained vital experience while onboard Western Australian base, HMAS Stirling as part of the 12 month 'try before you buy' program.