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Soccer fuels friendships in China

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Guvinder Singh (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Gerard Reeves from HMAS Arunta in a friendly game of soccer with the People's Liberation Army-Navy during the ship's visit to Zhanjiang, China.  (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Gerard Reeves from HMAS Arunta in a friendly game of soccer with the People's Liberation Army-Navy during the ship's visit to Zhanjiang, China.

During a recent visit to Zhanjiang, China, HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta joined forces to take on the People’s Liberation Army - Navy (PLA-N) in a friendly game of soccer.

Korean exercise refines skills

Published on by LCDR Christopher McGregor (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

HMA Ship's Stuart and Arunta form on either side of Republic of Korean Navy Ship JeonBuk as they conduct a screenplay during Exercise Haedoli-Wallaby 2015 off the coast of Busan, Republic of Korea. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMA Ship's Stuart and Arunta form on either side of Republic of Korean Navy Ship JeonBuk as they conduct a screenplay during Exercise Haedoli-Wallaby 2015 off the coast of Busan, Republic of Korea.

HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta have followed up a successful port visit to Busan, South Korea, by participating in bilateral Exercise HAIDOLI WALLABY, with four warships of the Republic of Korea Navy.

Anzacs meet up in South Korea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Christopher McGregor (author), LCDR Andrew Thorpe (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

HMAS Arunta enters the port city of Busan, Republic of Korea, as part of the ships North East Asian Deployment. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

HMAS Arunta enters the port city of Busan, Republic of Korea, as part of the ships North East Asian Deployment.

East met west recently as HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta, usually based on either side of Australia, were both in Busan, South Korea.

Submariners practice world-class rescue skills

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Exercise Black Carillon 2015 participants onboard MV Besant in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Exercise Black Carillon 2015 participants onboard MV Besant in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia.

The Royal Australian Navy's Submarine Force has exercised responses to the unlikely event of a submarine incident at sea, after completing an intensive four week training exercise which demonstrated the
submarine escape and rescue capability.
 
 
 

Trainees trial life at sea in Choules

Published on by MIDN Jake Moir (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Thomas Mackenzie shows Midshipman Ryan Lake of New Entry Officers Course 53 around the bridge of HMAS Choules.  (photo: MIDN Jade Burton)

Sub Lieutenant Thomas Mackenzie shows Midshipman Ryan Lake of New Entry Officers Course 53 around the bridge of HMAS Choules.

HMAS Choules is used to accommodating over 300 embarked forces, but recently she embarked a different kind of force.

HMAS Stuart completes bilateral exercise with Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Christopher McGregor (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

HMAS Stuart cheers ship for JS Kirisame during a Formation Foxtrot before completing Exercise Nichi Gou Trident off the south coast of Japan. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMAS Stuart cheers ship for JS Kirisame during a Formation Foxtrot before completing Exercise Nichi Gou Trident off the south coast of Japan.

HMAS Stuart has followed up on her successful participation in the Japanese International Fleet Review and port visit to Yokosuka, Japan, by participating in the bilateral Exercise NICHI GOU TRIDENT with five warships of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force.

Innovation assisting Armidales

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS James Whittle (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Luke Ireland of Attack Four, conducts damage control checks on board HMAS Larrakia. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Luke Ireland of Attack Four, conducts damage control checks on board HMAS Larrakia.

Two Armidale class patrol boat sailors have used an innovative technique to inspire and improve their crew’s performance at sea.

Chinooks commence Canberra trials

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Nathan Robb (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

A CH-47D Chinook conducts load lifting trials with HMAS Canberra in Jervis Bay. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

A CH-47D Chinook conducts load lifting trials with HMAS Canberra in Jervis Bay.

The Navy’s Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit along with C Squadron, 5 Aviation Regiment has conducted a ‘quick look’ trial of the CH-47D Chinook onboard the Navy’s Flag Ship, HMAS Canberra. The trials were conducted over a week with preliminary work being conducted at HMAS Albatross and the flying trials conducted at sea on 20-21 October 2015.

First in submarine exchange initiative

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Lieutenant Nathan Whitelaw and Lieutenant Roger Terry prior to embarking on their exchange program sea phase onboard HMAS Rankin, departing from HMAS Stirling, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Lieutenant Nathan Whitelaw and Lieutenant Roger Terry prior to embarking on their exchange program sea phase onboard HMAS Rankin, departing from HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.

Two of the most recent additions to the Royal Australian Navy Submarine Force are part of a Australian-United States Navy Personnel Exchange Program.  Lieutenants Nathan Whitelaw and Roger Terry are the first United States Navy officers to take part in the program between the two Submarine Forces.

Vital frigate training designed in-house

Published on by LCDR Paul Anderson (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy MK 92 Mod 12 Fire Control System Course students and instructors onboard HMAS Sydney, Fleet Base East. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Royal Australian Navy MK 92 Mod 12 Fire Control System Course students and instructors onboard HMAS Sydney, Fleet Base East.

The Royal Australian Navy has developed a pilot training course for maintainers of the Mk 92 Mod 12 Fire Control System on Guided Missile Frigates or FFG.