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Innovation core to Navy business

Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Plan Pelorus round table discussion in the conference room of the Command Building at HMAS Stirling. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Plan Pelorus round table discussion in the conference room of the Command Building at HMAS Stirling.

As part of a recent trip to HMAS Stirling, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett held a roundtable discussion on innovation with sailors and officers.

Melbourne visits Sri Lanka

Published on by LCDR Julian Brett (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

HMAS Melbourne's Ceremonial Sunset Guard presents arms during HMAS Melbourne's official reception in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  (photo: Bonny Gassner)

HMAS Melbourne's Ceremonial Sunset Guard presents arms during HMAS Melbourne's official reception in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

During the her recent transit to the Middle East, HMAS Melbourne took the opportunity to visit Sri Lanka and take a break from continuation training in the lead up to her operational duty as part of Operation MANITOU.

First bilateral exercise a success

Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

The sea phase of AUSINDEX 2015 was concluded with the participating Indian and Australian ships. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

The sea phase of AUSINDEX 2015 was concluded with the participating Indian and Australian ships.

The inaugural bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia, AUSINDEX15, has concluded in Visakhapatnam, India.

Living the dream

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Claudia Harrison (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Gerard Reeves system checks HMAS Arunta's Vertical Launch System's control unit. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Gerard Reeves system checks HMAS Arunta's Vertical Launch System's control unit.

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Gerard Reeves has been looking forward to his current deployment for some time now.

Huon team hones skills

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica O'Brien (author), LEUT Jessica O'Brien (photographer), SMNCIS Scott Thompson (photographer)

Operations Room Supervisor Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Mine Warfare Sean Huon updating routes in Huon's Tactical Data System. (photo: LEUT Jessica O'Brien, SMNCIS Sco)

Operations Room Supervisor Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Mine Warfare Sean Huon updating routes in Huon's Tactical Data System.

HMAS Huon has recently put her Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving departments to the test during a series of mine disposal charge firings and demolitions serials while on patrol in Australia’s northern waters.

A flight in AUSINDEX15

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Claudia Harrison (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Navy helicopter pilot Lieutenant Michael Mulquiney on the flight deck before flying a mission in HMAS Arunta's S-70B Seahawk helicopter, 'Night Fury'. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Navy helicopter pilot Lieutenant Michael Mulquiney on the flight deck before flying a mission in HMAS Arunta's S-70B Seahawk helicopter, 'Night Fury'.

Lieutenant Michael Mulquiney is one of the aircrew currently embarked in HMAS Arunta for AUSINDEX15, in the waters off Visakhapatnam, India.

Australia and India in first maritime exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

HMAS Arunta sails to India for AUSINDEX 2015 (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

HMAS Arunta sails to India for AUSINDEX 2015

The inaugural bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia, AUSINDEX15, has commenced, with an opening ceremony held in Visakhapatnam, India, on 12 September.

Embracing opportunities in India

Published on by Ms Claudia Harrison (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Maritime Logistics Officer Stephanie Baulch checks HMAS Arunta's canteen books. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Sub Lieutenant Maritime Logistics Officer Stephanie Baulch checks HMAS Arunta's canteen books.

As members of the ship's company of HMAS Arunta start to prepare for a bilateral maritime activity between Australia and India, 24 year-old Sub Lieutenant Maritime Logistics Officer Stephanie Baulch, is excited about the opportunities this will bring to interact with another Navy.

Australian ships to commence inaugural exercise in India

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author)

HMAS Sirius conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kamorta on 08 Jun 15 following their port visit to Fremantle.  (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Sirius conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kamorta on 08 Jun 15 following their port visit to Fremantle.

After sailing over 10,000 km each, the Royal Australian Navy's HMA Ships Sirius, Arunta and Sheean are in Visakhapatnam, India preparing to exercise with the Indian Navy.

North East Asian deployments for Sirius and Arunta

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Darryl Wagstaff (author), SBLT Stephanie Baulch (author), LEUT Jake Leonard (photographer), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Damien Lovie farewells his girlfriend Miss Eliza Skate prior to HMAS Arunta departing Fleet Base West on HMAS Arunta's North East Asian Deployment. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Damien Lovie farewells his girlfriend Miss Eliza Skate prior to HMAS Arunta departing Fleet Base West on HMAS Arunta's North East Asian Deployment.

Friends, family and loved ones lined the wharf at Fleet Base West, south of Perth, Western Australia, in late August as HMA Ships Sirius and Arunta departed for North East Asian deployments.