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Aviators take a look at Anti-Submarine Warfare from below

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Stefan Zohar at the Australian War Memorial. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Lieutenant Commander Stefan Zohar at the Australian War Memorial.

Navy aviators were given a chance to exchange a bird’s eye view for an ‘up the periscope’ perspective, during a recent presentation by submarine operations.

HMAS Sydney II Veteran, Honoured at Sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by MIDN Jonathan Williams (author), LEUT Jake Leonard (photographer)

At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of Richard

At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of Richard "Dick" Vincent RADCLIFFE, in the vicinity of the HMAS Sydney II wreckage.

At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of  Richard "Dick" Vincent Radcliffe, in the vicinity of the HMAS Sydney II wreckage.

HMAS Canberra achieves key milestone towards Initial Operating Capability

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

HMAS Canberra off the north Queensland coast with 5 MRH 90 aircraft on deck and her four Landing Craft deployed. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Canberra off the north Queensland coast with 5 MRH 90 aircraft on deck and her four Landing Craft deployed.

The Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious Ship, HMAS Canberra, has completed a graduated operational test and trials program to achieve a key milestone towards Initial Operating Capability.

HMAS Newcastle returns home

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Warwick Douglas stands with his fiancée and children after proposing to his partner on the wharf of Fleet Base East upon his return home from Operation MANITOU aboard HMAS Newcastle. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Warwick Douglas stands with his fiancée and children after proposing to his partner on the wharf of Fleet Base East upon his return home from Operation MANITOU aboard HMAS Newcastle.

After 180 days deployed, HMAS Newcastle returned triumphantly from the Middle East region to Garden Island, Sydney today.

Transit Security Element 77 completes its mission

Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Transit Security Element 77 stand at attention during a medal presentation ceremony held at Larrakeyah Barracks in Darwin. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Transit Security Element 77 stand at attention during a medal presentation ceremony held at Larrakeyah Barracks in Darwin.

Defence personnel of Transit Security Element 77 assigned to Operation RESOLUTE have been recognised at Darwin’s Larrakeyah Barracks.

HMAS Melbourne commences operational assignment

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

Commanding Officer HMAS Melbourne Commander Bill Waters CSC, RAN welcomes aboard Combined Commander Task Force 150  Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas SI(M) of the Pakistan Navy. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Commanding Officer HMAS Melbourne Commander Bill Waters CSC, RAN welcomes aboard Combined Commander Task Force 150 Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas SI(M) of the Pakistan Navy.

HMAS Melbourne is hard at work on her first Operation MANITOU patrol of her current deployment with the multi-national Combined Maritime Forces in the Middle East and northern Indian Ocean.

HMAS Melbourne aids critically-ill merchant mariner

Published on by MAJ Cameron Jamieson (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

HMAS Melbourne's Medical Officer, Lieutenant Tenille Chapman waits in the seaboat while the Boarding Team embarks. They are heading to provide aid to a critically ill mariner on board the merchant vessel City of Beijing. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

HMAS Melbourne's Medical Officer, Lieutenant Tenille Chapman waits in the seaboat while the Boarding Team embarks. They are heading to provide aid to a critically ill mariner on board the merchant vessel City of Beijing.

HMAS Melbourne, deployed to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East Region, has come to the aid of a critically-ill merchant seaman in the southern Arabian Sea.

Parliamentartian visits HMAS Newcastle on deployment

Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Newcastle, Commander Dominic MacNamara, presents a ship's cap to The Honourable Steven Ciobo MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Investment, onboard HMAS Newcastle as the ship and crew conduct a port visit to Muscat, Oman, during Operation MANITOU. (photo: Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Brenton Freind)

Commanding Officer HMAS Newcastle, Commander Dominic MacNamara, presents a ship's cap to The Honourable Steven Ciobo MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Investment, onboard HMAS Newcastle as the ship and crew conduct a port visit to Muscat, Oman, during Operation MANITOU.

A port visit in Oman in early September has proved the perfect conclusion HMAS Newcastle’s fifth and final patrol for Operation MANITOU in the Middle East Region. 

Building fitness with a Danish tradition

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Flight Lieutenant Karl Woodward, Lieutenant Tyson Nicolas and Flight Lieutenant Nelson Liston near the end of a heavy session as part of the DANCON challenge.
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Flight Lieutenant Karl Woodward, Lieutenant Tyson Nicolas and Flight Lieutenant Nelson Liston near the end of a heavy session as part of the DANCON challenge.

Ever wondered how Defence personnel keep fit once deployed? Well militaries have been coming up with challenging and interesting ways to keep mind and body ready for combat, for centuries.

HMAS Newcastle heads home after Middle East success

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer)

HMAS Newcastle carries out a break-away from the French Replenishment Ship, FS Var, after conducting RASAPS (Replenishment at Sea Approach's) in which to hone their joint mariner skills as both ships carry out maritime security patrols in the Indian Ocean. (photo: Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Brenton Freind)

HMAS Newcastle carries out a break-away from the French Replenishment Ship, FS Var, after conducting RASAPS (Replenishment at Sea Approach's) in which to hone their joint mariner skills as both ships carry out maritime security patrols in the Indian Ocean.

HMAS Newcastle is heading home to Sydney after a highly successful deployment to the Middle East Region, where she seized the second-biggest illegal drug haul in Combined Maritime Forces history.