Topic: Submarines (SSG)
Artist impression courtesy of Naval Group Australia.
The Royal Australian Navy’s future submarines will be named the Attack class, with the first submarine being named HMAS
Published on December 30, 2018 by POIS Phillip Cullinan (author), ABMT Leo Baumgartner (photographer)
Founder of Aussie Hero Quilts, Mrs Jan-Maree Ball, OAM, presents Commanding Officer HMAS Collins, Commander Christopher Ellis, RAN, and members of ship's company with the 10,000th hero quilt.
Aussie Hero Quilts have just reached the milestone of ten thousand items produced by volunteers to help bring a touch of home to deployed ADF members.
(L-R) XO HMAS Rankin, LCDR Simon O’Hehir; Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Submarines Kerry Cousins (dressed as a panda); CO HMAS Rankin, CMDR Gary Lawton, RAN; Commander Submarine Force (Design), CAPT Doug Theobald, CSC, RAN; and Deputy Commander Submarine Force, CMDR Justin Cloney, RAN; stand together after HMAS Rankin berths alongside Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West.
After nearly seven months away on deployment, the crew of HMAS
Rankin has returned to Fleet Base West, to be met by the sight of familiar faces.
November 28, 2018 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)
His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York meets officers and sailors of HMAS Sheean during a tour of HMAS Stirling and Fleet Base West in Western Australia.
His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, Duke of York has toured HMAS
Stirling and Fleet Base West as part of his short visit to Western Australia.
Always time for a group photo - members of HMAS Farncomb during their adventure training activities.
The crew from HMAS
Farncomb recently moved away from their normally demanding careers to experience a different set of challenges.
August 20, 2018 by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)
HMAS Sheean berths alongside Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
After departing Fleet Base West at the end of May, Collins Class submarine, HMAS
Sheean, has made a welcome return to friends and families who lined the wharf on August 14.
Mrs Amanda James and daughter Ava work on a banner in anticipation of Dad's return from deployment.
It’s a classic line from a song that rings true for many Navy families managing life while a member is away from home on duty. It’s also something that Defence Community Organisation understands and works to support.
Able Seaman Electronic Warfare Submarines Ding Lim, Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Allan Cashion and Able Seaman Marine Technician Submarines Samantha Hawes proudly display their ‘Dolphins’ in front of the Submarine Training and Systems Centre, HMAS Stirling.
Not everyone in the Navy gets the honour of wearing the Submariner Dolphin badge. The Navy’s ‘Silent Service’ has a proud tradition of selecting the best personnel from candidates who volunteer to serve in this complex specialisation.
HMAS Collins Berthed at ASC North, Osborne, South Australia.
The first of the Collins class submarines has returned to service after a boost to capability was implemented by one of Defence’s key industry partners.
Australian Invictus Games team members and Western Warriors cricket team members after a wheelchair rugby exhibition match at Royal Australian Navy base, HMAS Stirling, WA.
Athletes from two very different sporting arenas came together recently when members of the Western Warriors cricket team spent a few hours with the Australian Invictus Games wheelchair rugby team at HMAS