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Peacekeeping planning enhanced during forum in Thailand

Published on by Ms Avital Terkowski (author), WO2 Neil Ruskin (photographer)

LEUT Karthiga Nageswaran with her international colleagues during the peacekeeping exercise PIRAP JABIRU. (photo: WO2 Neil Ruskin)

LEUT Karthiga Nageswaran with her international colleagues during the peacekeeping exercise PIRAP JABIRU.

Navy Legal Officer, Lieutenant Karthiga Nageswaran was given a unique opportunity to join the Australian Defence Force Peace Operations Training Centre on the peacekeeping exercise PIRAP JABIRU.

Scanning the skies with an eagle eye

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LEUT Marcelo Lagos (photographer)

ScanEagle UAS ready to launch for a night sortie. (photo: LEUT Lagos)

ScanEagle UAS ready to launch for a night sortie.

Navy's Unmanned Aircraft System Unit achieved a significant milestone in late March, completing the first of class flight trial for the ScanEagle.

Recruits find sea legs en route to Melbourne

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

The fuel probe is engaged between HMAS Success and HMAS Ballarat during a replenishment at sea. (photo: Unknown)

The fuel probe is engaged between HMAS Success and HMAS Ballarat during a replenishment at sea.

Thirty recruits from HMAS Cerberus in Victoria, recently enjoyed their first night at sea onboard HMAS Success.

Newcastle salutes Success

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author)

Replenishment ship HMAS Success visited the Port of Newcastle recently, the first time since August 2005. (photo: Unknown)

Replenishment ship HMAS Success visited the Port of Newcastle recently, the first time since August 2005.

Replenishment ship HMAS Success visited the Port of Newcastle recently, the first time since August 2005, to the sound of gun fire, for all the right reasons.

Gap Year Recruits take out awards at Recruit Course

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Recruit Emma O'Mealley receiving the Recruit of the Intake from Commodore Luke Charles-Jones (photo: Unknown)

Recruit Emma O'Mealley receiving the Recruit of the Intake from Commodore Luke Charles-Jones

The most recent graduation of General Service Duties Recruit course held at Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus, included 23 members from the second intake of the Australian Defence Force Gap Year-Navy program. 

Navy initiation of fire, flood and toxic hazards

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Australian Army soldiers Private Shannon Smith (left) and Private Tabbitha Peterken, who are both Royal Australian Corps of Transport cargo specialists employed onboard Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Adelaide. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Australian Army soldiers Private Shannon Smith (left) and Private Tabbitha Peterken, who are both Royal Australian Corps of Transport cargo specialists employed onboard Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Adelaide.

When Privates Tabbitha Peterken and Shannon Smith joined the Australian Army they never suspected their first posting would be to a Royal Australian Navy fleet unit.

Navy casts its net over illegal fishing in regional waters

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Delegates from the Royal Australian Navy, the New Zealand Defence Force, Tonga and the Cook Islands at the Cenotaph in Alofi, Niue on completion of the ANZAC Day Dawn Service (photo: )

Delegates from the Royal Australian Navy, the New Zealand Defence Force, Tonga and the Cook Islands at the Cenotaph in Alofi, Niue on completion of the ANZAC Day Dawn Service

The Royal Australian Navy has joined the fight against illegal fishing around Niue, securing greater maritime patrols of the Pacific island nation's waters by neighbouring countries. 

Life raft contract delivers improved safety

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Survitec Managing Director Australia, Craig Johnson with Director General Maritime Support Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Commodore Stephanie Moles (photo: Bodie Hanrahan)

Survitec Managing Director Australia, Craig Johnson with Director General Maritime Support Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Commodore Stephanie Moles

With the safety at the forefront of negotiations, the Royal Australian Navy signed a five-year contract recently that ensured the fleet received the best inflatable life rafts with improved servicing requirements.

Final Anzac readies for upgrade

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

HMAS Stuart is moved onto the turntable as the ship is docked at BAE Systems Shipyard at Henderson WA, in preparation for the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade.  (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

HMAS Stuart is moved onto the turntable as the ship is docked at BAE Systems Shipyard at Henderson WA, in preparation for the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade.

HMAS Stuart recently became the last of the Anzac class frigates to enter the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade.

Pearler of a 30th birthday in Success

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), Unknown (photographer)

(L-R) Former and current Commanding Officers of HMAS Success: Captain Ralph Derbridge (ret); Commander John Connor (ret); Captain Justin Jones, current Commanding Officer;  Captain Ainsley Morthorpe; Commander Simon Brown; Captain Steve O'Brien; Commodore Jim O'Hara (ret); commissioning Commanding Officer, Commodore Jim Longden (ret); and Captain Allison Norris. (photo: Unknown)

(L-R) Former and current Commanding Officers of HMAS Success: Captain Ralph Derbridge (ret); Commander John Connor (ret); Captain Justin Jones, current Commanding Officer; Captain Ainsley Morthorpe; Commander Simon Brown; Captain Steve O'Brien; Commodore Jim O'Hara (ret); commissioning Commanding Officer, Commodore Jim Longden (ret); and Captain Allison Norris.

HMAS Success celebrated her 'pearl' anniversary of 30 years of service to the Royal Australian Navy on 23 April 2016.