Deputy Commander Northern Command Captain Bryan Parker, RAN (centre), hands over the weight of Senior Australian Defence Force Officer responsibilities for Larrakeyah Defence Precinct and Defence Establishment Berrimah to CO HMAS Coonawarra, CMDR Viktor Pilicic, RAN. (L-R) Commander Mine Warfare, Clearance Diving, Hydrographic, Meteorological and Patrol Boat Force, CAPT Warren Bairstow, CSC, RAN; Commander Navy Shore Force, CAPT Stephen Bowater, RAN; Commander of the Australian Fleet, RADM Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN; and Commander Patrol Boat Group Headquarters, CAPT Jason Hunter, RAN.
The Royal Australian Navy continues to strengthen its presence in Darwin with the Commanding Officer of HMAS
Coonawarra appointed as Senior Australian Defence Force Officer (SADFO) of two Top End Defence bases recently.
A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter from 816 Squadron (left) and and a Royal Navy Merlin helicopter from 820 Squadron fly low over the Scottish coastline during Exercise JOINT WARRIOR 18.
Navy’s ability to track and hunt submarines is being put to the test in a high-end warfare exercise off the coast of Scotland.
Australian and Indonesian patrol boats HMAS Broome, KRI Kakap, KRI Layang and HMAS Maitland practice close in-company manoeuvres off the north Australian coast during Exercise CASSOWARY, a seven day training activity conducted in the lead up to AUSINDO CORPAT 2018.
A coordinated patrol between the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) to improve security along the shared maritime border has concluded recently in Bali, Indonesia.
HMAS Success ship's company celebrate her 32nd birthday on the flight deck during their 2018 South East Asia deployment.
Ship’s company of the Royal Australian Navy’s ‘Battle Tanker’ HMAS
Success have celebrated the ship’s 32 years of outstanding service to Australia while deployed to South East Asia.
Members of HMA Ships Toowoomba and Success play a friendly game of volleyball against the Vietnamese Navy team during a visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during their 2018 South East Asia Deployment.
Navy people from Vietnam and Australia have met for a friendly match on the volleyball court during the RAN’s South East Asia Deployment.
HMAS Success sailors form a Catafalque Party at the Anzac Day Dawn Service held at Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.
A team from HMAS
Success has attended the Anzac Day Dawn Service at Singapore’s Kranji War Cemetery as part of their deployment to South East Asia.
April 30, 2018 by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer), Unknown (photographer)
Members of the catafalque party stand to attention as pipers pipe 'Flowers of the Forest' during an Anzac Day Dawn Service at Hellfire Pass, Thailand.
Navy people currently deployed to South East Asia have represented the RAN, ADF and Australia at three special Anzac Day services in Thailand.
HMAS Newcastle's Dental Team, Lieutenant Max Banayar and Able Seaman Dental Laura Rudken, tend to a patient, Able Seaman Lachlan Stevenson, while on transit to HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
Faced with a number of changes to the ship’s program and to ensure that personnel are fit to fight, HMAS
Newcastle has explored alternate options of how to address Individual Readiness shortfalls. Thinking out of the box has allowed a problem to become a challenge and from there, solutions were developed.
Members of HMA Ships Launceston and Broome instruct a group of young Timorese sailors in the basics of shoring and pipe repair, during their visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste.
Continuing its commitment to assisting regional naval forces in developing their capabilities, members of HMA Ships
Launceston and Broome have paid a visit to the East Timorese Naval Establishment in Port Hera, Timor-Leste.
A catafalque party from HMAS Cerberus 'rest on arms' in the Sanctuary at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, during a service to commemorate the sinking of HMAS Vampire.
The sinking of HMAS
Vampire (I) and the loss of nine of her crew has been commemorated during a small ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne.