Head of Royal Australian Navy Capability, Rear Admiral Peter Quinn, AM, CSC, RAN (right), Australian Defence Force personnel and industry partners watch the Defendtex Tempest Unmanned Aerial Vehicle display during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 at HMAS Creswell.
Fifty autonomous technologies and over 500 scientists, technicians and support staff have come together for Autonomous Warrior 2018 (AW18) in Jervis Bay.
Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Ross Bowden, RAN (left), and Assistant Secretary Defence Capability and Innovation, Andrew Hodgkinson, discuss the capabilities of the Navy's recently commissioned 822X Squadron during AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 at HMAS Creswell, Jervis Bay.
Head of Defence’s Innovation Hub witnessed innovation and industry collaboration in action when visiting AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018 (AW18) at HMAS
Creswell, Jervis Bay.
(L-R) RAN officer Chaplain Franco Siani, RAN; Canadian Submarine Association member, Richard Duff; Royal Canadian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Craig Piccolo, RCN; National President of the Submarine Association Australia, Commodore Robert Trotter, OAM, RAN (retd); RAN officer Commander Daniel LeRaye, RAN; and Submarine Association Australia WA Branch President, Terry Baker, on completion of the 2018 Remembrance Day service at the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle.
Submarine Force officers and sailors turned out in force recently for a Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Western Australian Maritime Museum.
Ship's company of HMAS Stuart stand on the upper decks as the ship returns to its home port of Fleet Base West at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.
With families and well-wishers waiting eagerly on the wharf, HMAS
Stuart has returned to her home port of Fleet Base West after a three-month North East Asian Deployment.
November 16, 2018 by LCDR Al Tomlinson (author), CPOIS Kelvin Hockey (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
HMAS Melbourne returns to her home port of Sydney Harbour and Fleet Base East after an extended period deployed overseas.
Melbourne has returned to her home port at Garden Island Sydney, after nearly six months of operations throughout the Pacific and North East Asian regions.
Dr Wu presents to the Fleet Air Arm Shark Tank audience.
The Navy Fleet Air Arm (FAA) has maintained its momentum on the Innovative Behaviours Program by conducting the fifth FAA Shark Tank (FAAST) at HMAS
Graduating class of Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application - Skill Set course with instructors.
Back row, L-R: AB Boatswains Mates Blake Friend and Callaghan Crossley-Murr; LS Boatswains Mate John Jontvedt; and AB Boatswains Mates James Beresford, Hannah Graham, and Kurt Wade-Cooper.
Front row, L-R: South Metropolitan TAFE WA Surface Finishing Lecturer Jim Ragg; LS Boatswains Mates Owen Curtin and Rohan Baber; AB Boatswains Mates Jacob Webber, Philip Marks and Kaylin Coleman; and South Metropolitan TAFE WA Surface Finishing Lecturer, Stewart Parris.
A group of Boatswains Mates from various RAN units around Australia recently completed a Statement of Attainment in Surface Preparation and Coating Application at Fleet Support Unit West (FSU-W) Surface Finishing Unit HMAS
Sailors from Navy Construction Branch inspect a model of the Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessel at Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide.
Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, joined staff from Navy’s Construction Branch in Adelaide today to mark the start of construction of the first of 12 new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV).
Commanding Officer of HMAS Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Richard Brickacek, DSM (right), exchanges a gift with the Mayor of Kure, Mr Yoshiake Shinhara, during Gascoyne's visit to Kure Naval Base in Japan.
In the time-honoured tradition of visiting warships paying respect to local dignitaries and officials, Commanding Officer of HMAS
Gascoyne, Lieutenant Commander Richard Brickacek has conducted official calls in the port of Kure, Japan.
November 14, 2018 by Mr James McPherson (author), Images courtesy of Defence Science & Technology (photographer), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)
Defence Science and Technology (DST) researchers Augustus Okoye and Drew Ellis along with 822X Squadron's PO James Pierson and PO Peter O'Sullivan are about to launch a quadcopter for an endurance test to demonstrate autonomous networking and data fusion in support of Royal Australian Navy tasks at Exercise AUTONOMOUS WARRIOR 2018.
More than 500 people from 47 companies and officers from Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada and UK, NATO and regional militaries have convened at HMAS
Creswell for the largest autonomous military exercise ever conducted by western allies.