When a ship is decommissioned it isn’t as simple as the crew walking away. Experienced staff support the disposal process and remove as much usable and valuable equipment from the ship that can be utilised again across the fleet and defence.
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.
A joint Australian/US innovation event that discussed and explored current and future submarine technology was recently held at HMAS Stirling.
Navy’s newest pilots were awarded their ‘wings’ recently during a graduation parade at No. 2 Flying Training School, RAAF Base Pearce, Western Australia.
More than a thousand people have lined the wharf at Garden Island, Sydney to welcome HMAS Warramunga back to her homeport after a nine-month deployment.
Resilience, teamwork and leadership were common themes for Navy members of Navy Headquarters-South Australia (NHQ-SA) and surrounding outstations during an expedition to the remote Flinders Ranges.
The RAN-crewed brigantine STS Young Endeavour has reached her maximum design speed under sail in ideal conditions off Newcastle recently.
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.
The call for a select group of sailors and officers has gone out across Navy during a Recruit School tour to draft new instructors.
The boom of a seven-gun salute was a welcoming sound for the ship’s company of HMAS Newcastle as she returned to her namesake city for a port visit.