June 12, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
The HMAS Stirling Adventure Training Facilitator, Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Glenn Askew (front right), leads the walkers in the last kilometres of the Bibbulmun Track as they approach Albany, Western Australia.
A group of Navy walkers have completed one of the longest walking tracks in the country, arriving in Albany, Western Australia after a relay-style adventure training activity.
Lieutenant Commander Nigel Rowan, of the Australian Defence College in Canberra, participating in the Ironman Australia Triathlon at Port Macquarie on 7 May.
Navy members of the Australian Defence Force team set fast times during the Ironman Australia Triathlon at Port Macquarie on 7 May.
From left, Seaman Combat Systems Operator Harriet Anne Shepperd, Ships Commanding Officer, Commander Phillip Henry, RAN, and Midshipman Bonnie Galbraith on the flight deck of HMAS Darwin at Macquarie Wharf, Hobart.
After farewelling Brisbane recently, HMAS
Darwin headed to Hobart last month – her penultimate port of call on her final visit to all coastal capital cities.
Royal Australian Navy and Spanish Armada Special Sea Dutymen close up on the flight deck of ESPS Cristóbal Colón for entry into Sydney Harbour following exercises at sea.
Three months have passed since the Spanish Armada’s ESPS
Cristóbal Colón sailed in to Australian waters and sailors from both navies have wasted no time in forming new friendships and maximising learning opportunities.
Principle Warfare Officer Course 53 graduating class photo at HMAS Watson.
It was a red-letter day at HMAS
Watson on 2 May, with one half of the first married couple to graduate from the same Principal Warfare Officers Course also being awarded overall dux.
Published on May 13, 2017 by LEUT Patrick Scott (author), CAPT Jesse Robilliard (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat in formation, with warships from Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand during Exercise Bersama Shield 2017.
Ballarat has played a key role in the recent Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD, as part of her South East Asia deployment.
Electronic Warfare Graduation 347 held at HMAS Watson.
The first electronic warfare course combining submarine and surface fleet trainees graduated from the home of Navy’s warfare training on Sydney Harbour’s south head, HMAS
Watson on 5 May.
May 10, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABATV Douglas Couper (photographer), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer), CPL Steve Duncan (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat in formation with warships from Malaysia and New Zealand during a Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 17.
Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and the United Kingdom have completed Five Power Defence Arrangements exercise in international waters, off the coast of Malaysia as part of the longest standing multilateral arrangement in South East Asia.
First Air Warfare Destroyer Hobart undertakes acceptance sea trials off the coast of South Australia to undertake testing of combat, communications and additional platform systems.
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An M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank embarked on HMAS Choules.
Choules added a new capability to the Australian Defence Force’s arsenal when they safely loaded and recovered Army’s heaviest vehicles onto the ship recently.