The Air Department in the Royal Australian Navy’s first Landing Helicopter Dock ship, NUSHIP Canberra, has taken another step towards achieving operational capability following a period with the Royal Navy developing multi-spot helicopter operating procedures.
Warrant Officer of the Navy (WO-N), WO Martin Holzberger has visited NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville, Florida to view the progress of MH-60R training and hear how the officers and sailors have integrated into the US Navy training system.
The Armidale Class Patrol Boat crew Attack One has been deemed mission ready for Operation RESOLUTE following two weeks of training by Sea Training Unit – Minor War Vessels and a final assessment by the senior assessor Commodore Warfare.
HMA Ships Choules, Paluma and Mermaid anchored in locations around Papua New Guinea recently for PNG Independence Day Celebrations in the local regions.
The Royal Australian Navy's Clearance Divers have proven their underwater battle damage repair capabilities during a Unit Readiness Evaluation in Cairns.
The Royal Navy ship HMS Daring has pulled alongside NUSHIP Canberra in Melbourne, providing the city with an impressive backdrop of the worlds most modern warships. Daring had pulled into Melbourne for a port visit on her way to Sydney for the upcoming International Fleet Review.
The Australian Ambassador to the United States of America, the Honourable Kim Beazley, AC, has visited NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville Florida this week.
Illegal fishing has been the focus of the combined Australian Defence Force and Indonesian armed forces operation AUSINDO CORPAT, conducted in the waters that separate the two countries.
An Australian Transport Safety Bureau report has found that two Navy crews displayed 'professionalism and skill' while saving merchant sailors from the sea at Christmas Island in 2012.
At the end of August, HMAS Waller conducted a ceremony in St Georges Channel, Papua New Guinea, to honour and remember the crew of AE1; the Royal Australian Navy's first Submarine.