Section: Fleet

Incident onboard HMAS Waller

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File image: HMAS Waller. Image courtesy of James Fisher Defence. (photo: Image courtesy of James Fisher Defence.)

File image: HMAS Waller. Image courtesy of James Fisher Defence.

On Tuesday 10th December around 10 pm (Western Australian time), a civilian contractor suffered minor injuries while conducting scheduled maintenance in a battery compartment aboard HMAS Waller.

Update - allegations of unacceptable behaviour onboard HMAS Ballarat

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File image: HMAS Ballarat. (photo: Unknown)

File image: HMAS Ballarat.

The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs has confirmed his strong stance against unacceptable behaviour in his latest update on the allegations relating to HMAS Ballarat.

First Navy training at RAAF’s School of Air Traffic Control in over 20 years

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), Image courtesy of BAE Systems (photographer)

This is an early computer generated image provided by BAE Systems which depicts the use of the LHD flight deck at sea and shows the location of the ‘tower’ which is where the windows are just behind the bridge. (photo: Image courtesy of BAE Systems)

This is an early computer generated image provided by BAE Systems which depicts the use of the LHD flight deck at sea and shows the location of the ‘tower’ which is where the windows are just behind the bridge.

For the first time in over 20 years, Navy personnel used the School of Air Traffic Control at East Sale for training purposes.

Navy signs on with the Australian Maritime College

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), Image courtesy of AMC (photographer)

Australian Maritime College. (photo: Image courtesy of AMC)

Australian Maritime College.

A Training Working Group has been formed between the Royal Australian Navy’s Training Force Headquarters and the University of Tasmania - Australian Maritime College.

Promotion marks end of successful deployment 'up top'

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Christopher Harvey (author and photographer), CAPT Brian Delamont (photographer)

Seaman (SMN) Kira McAliece and SMN Brian Reid strip Captain Brian Delamont of his old rank slides during a promotion ceremony onboard HMAS Sirius. (photo: LEUT Christopher Harvey)

Seaman (SMN) Kira McAliece and SMN Brian Reid strip Captain Brian Delamont of his old rank slides during a promotion ceremony onboard HMAS Sirius.

While making the transit home to Fleet Base West, having supported the Australian Defence Force units participating in Exercise BERSAMA LIMA in Asia, the ship’s company of HMAS Sirius celebrated the promotion of their Commanding Officer to Captain.

HMAS Tobruk holds two church parades on same day – a Navy first

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), SGT Emma Franklin (photographer)

Army Chaplain Gary Pope and Navy Chaplain Thi Lam after conducting their respective church parades on November 24, 2013, aboard HMAS Tobruk as she sails toward Philippines as part of Operation PHILIPPINES ASSIST. (photo: Sergeant Emma Franklin)

Army Chaplain Gary Pope and Navy Chaplain Thi Lam after conducting their respective church parades on November 24, 2013, aboard HMAS Tobruk as she sails toward Philippines as part of Operation PHILIPPINES ASSIST.

Chaplains made history on Sunday, November 24, when two church parades were held for the first time in HMAS Tobruk.

Survey team sails for important Antarctic mission

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), Unknown (photographer)

Petty Officer (PO) Graham Campton, Lieutenant Peter Waring, PO Michael Cameron and Leading Seaman Cameron Rea ahead of their month-long deployment to Antarctica on RSV Aurora Australis. (photo: Unknown)

Petty Officer (PO) Graham Campton, Lieutenant Peter Waring, PO Michael Cameron and Leading Seaman Cameron Rea ahead of their month-long deployment to Antarctica on RSV Aurora Australis.

Cold weather gear, check. Survey equipment, check. Nine metre survey launch built specifically for hydrographic survey duties in Antarctica, check.

First MH-60R Seahawk Romeos accepted by Defence

Published on by CAPT Scott Lockey (author), Mr Daniel Rude (photographer)

Carrying the tail number N48-001, Australia's first Seahawk Romeo completed its first flight. (photo: Mr Daniel Rude)

Carrying the tail number N48-001, Australia's first Seahawk Romeo completed its first flight.

The Defence Materiel Organisation reached a significant milestone overnight when it took delivery of the first two of 24 MH‑60R Seahawk Romeo maritime combat helicopters from the United States Navy.

Paluma's crew 'coasts' towards television debut

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), Unknown (photographer)

Presenter Neil Oliver has a lesson on how to use a sextant onboard HMAS Paluma's forecastle by POHSM Russell Hinze - to the right of him is LSHSO Benjamin Whittaker. (photo: Unknown)

Presenter Neil Oliver has a lesson on how to use a sextant onboard HMAS Paluma's forecastle by POHSM Russell Hinze - to the right of him is LSHSO Benjamin Whittaker.

A BBC Television crew visited HMAS Paluma in April to film a segment for the series Coast Australia. The segment will air next Monday on Foxtel’s History Channel.

The 2013 Technical Champions of the Navy

Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Nathan Edwards races the clock to assemble the wing of a Kalkara unmanned Aerial Vehicle during the Royal Australian Navy Engineering Challenge held at the RAN Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Nathan Edwards races the clock to assemble the wing of a Kalkara unmanned Aerial Vehicle during the Royal Australian Navy Engineering Challenge held at the RAN Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney.

Some very talented Royal Australian Navy sailors showcased their extreme technical skills at the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge finals at Garden Island, Sydney this week.