HMAS Melbourne leads the way during the exit from the port of Busan in the Republic of Korea to participate in Exercise Haedoli Wallaby 17.
Across late October and early November, Royal Australian Navy frigates HMA Ships
Melbourne and Parramatta visited the Republic of Korea for the biennial maritime anti-submarine warfare exercise HAEDOLI WALLABY.
The final Mk92 Fire Control System maintainer course embarked on HMAS Darwin. L to R POET David McCann, ABET Sam Chiswell, ABET Joe Battistello, ABET Michaela Manning, ABET Ben Marks, ABET Dean Markham, ABET Jade Eckhoff, ABET Paulo Eberhardt, ABET Chris Arnott, POET Michael Van Der Wel
Prior to departing Fleet Base East for deployment, HMAS
Darwin welcomed aboard trainee sailors destined to become the final generation of Mk92 Fire Control System maintainers for the Adelaide class frigates.
(l-r) Leading Seaman Electroincs Technician Thomas Dann, Able Seaman Electroincs Technician Matthew Minney and Leading Seaman Electroincs Technician Gregoire Soler with the Electro-Optical Tracking System.
A 20-foot shipping container on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, helps the Australian Navy run one of the world’s few remaining shore-to-sea live firing training sites.
Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) Rotation 9 group photograph during a team building exercise in the Blue Mountains.
A team from the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Canadian Navy and the Defence Science Technology Group, are preparing to take command of the next rotation for Combined Task Force 150 in the Middle East.
Seaman Combat Systems Operator Adeel Patel at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
The lure of an adventurous and an unrivalled career was enough motivation for a recruit to ‘pull out all the stops’ before heading to HMAS
Cerberus for the 11 weeks of Recruit School.
Seaman Brenton Knight is training to be a Combat Systems Operator at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia.
Historically, bugles sounded to command the crew of warships, and in this case, the echoes signalled an inspiration to join the Royal Australian Navy.
Commander Fiona Ewington, RANR, at Fleet Base West with HMAS Launceston in the background is about to commence a research project studying naval establishments in Europe as part of her 2017 Churchill Fellowship.
Navy’s Maritime Trade Operations capability has been provided a remarkable ‘fact-finding’ opportunity to augment planning processes that will protect Australian seaborne trade and the nation’s economic prosperity.
November 30, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
The Passing out Parade marks the conclusion of the New Entry Officers' Course at HMAS Creswell. The day is the culmination of nineteen weeks of hard work and represents the completion of their non-specialist initial officer training. The new entry officers' are paraded as a guard on the Quarterdeck and marched past the Reviewing Officer in their ceremonial uniforms.
After five months of intensive training, Navy has graduated its newest group of officers from the Royal Australian Naval College, HMAS
More than 200 short and long films were screened at the Australian War Memorial and the Australian Defence Force Academy recently as part of the Veterans’ Film Festival.
Petty Officer Medical David Young onboard HMAS Hobart during the Mariner Skills Evaluation.
As well as having some of the most advanced weapons systems available, Navy’s newest ship HMAS
Hobart boasts a range of assets that help make it a formidable warfighting unit.