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Heavy lifters hone in on helicopter dock

Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

A Chinook CH-47F aircraft from the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville landing on HMAS Canberra while the ship is alongside in her home port of Sydney. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

A Chinook CH-47F aircraft from the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville landing on HMAS Canberra while the ship is alongside in her home port of Sydney.

Amphibious ship, HMAS Canberra has conducted deck and handling trials with two Chinook helicopters alongside in Sydney recently.

Australian Navy trained Romeo crews graduate

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), Ms Natalie Staples (author)

725 Squadron has achieved another milestone with the graduation of the first MH-60R Basic Operational Flight Training undertaken in Australia. (photo: Unknown)

725 Squadron has achieved another milestone with the graduation of the first MH-60R Basic Operational Flight Training undertaken in Australia.

Home of the 'Romeo' helicopter, 725 Squadron, has achieved another milestone with the graduation of trainees from the first MH-60R Basic Operational Flight Training undertaken in Australia. 

Tailored for maritime combat

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Lieutenant Shawn Mortimer in the new Maritime Multi-cam Pattern Uniform which is being trialled throughout the navy. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Lieutenant Shawn Mortimer in the new Maritime Multi-cam Pattern Uniform which is being trialled throughout the navy.

Navy’s ‘working rig’, the Disruptive Pattern Navy Uniform or DPNU that has been worn since 2009, is scheduled to be replaced by late 2017.

Tricrab strengthens diver interoperability

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author)

United States and Australian EOD technicians prepare to deal with a simulated roadside improvised explosive device.  (photo: Unknown)

United States and Australian EOD technicians prepare to deal with a simulated roadside improvised explosive device.

Explosives Ordnance Disposal personnel from Australian Clearance Diving Teams One and Four have completed training with US, Singapore and New Zealand counterparts at Guam Naval Base for Exercise Tricrab 2016.

HMAS Rankin remembers AE1

Published on by LSMTSM Hunt (author)

HMAS Rankin took a moment out of their busy deployment schedule recently to remember the crew of HMAS AE1 while transiting past the Duke of York Islands near Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Rankin took a moment out of their busy deployment schedule recently to remember the crew of HMAS AE1 while transiting past the Duke of York Islands near Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.

The ship's company of submarine, HMAS Rankin took a moment out of their busy deployment schedule recently to remember the crew of lost First World War submarine, HMAS AE1.

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

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author)

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.