'The Badger' Mr Paul Burnett shows how the HMAS Darwin badge was designed and some of the finer details that are involved with the history of the badge.
With the Royal Australian Navy undergoing it’s biggest refresh since the Second World War, and a number of ships commissioning and decommissioning, it’s time to investigate ships’ badges.
December 09, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), LEUT Harley Slatter (photographer)
HMAS Darwin's ceremonial guard march from the ship during the decommissioning ceremony at Fleet Base East in Sydney.
The Royal Australian Navy has decommissioned the Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS
Darwin, at her homeport of Garden Island, Sydney, after more than three decades of service to the nation.
December 08, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABCSO Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
HMAS Sirius in the dry dock at Garden Island, Sydney NSW.
The dry dock at Garden Island in Sydney Harbour is one of Defence’s oldest pieces of infrastructure. So what happens there?
HMAS Anzac in Sydney Harbour.
As the clock struck the 11th hour of the 11th day of November this year, HMAS
Anzac was sailing home across the Great Australian Bight after completing a challenging 12 week maintenance period away from her home port.
The Royal Australian Navy conducts the final flight of the S-70B-2 Seahawk Bravo after 29 years of operational service.
The Royal Australian Navy has marked the end of an era by handing over the last of its S‑70B-2 Seahawk "Bravo" helicopters to the Australian War Memorial for preservation in the national collection.
The Guard during Ceremonial Divisions held at HMAS Albatross give a 'General Salute' to mark the withdrawal from Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Service of the S-70B-2 Seahawk (Bravo) and the AS350BA Squirrel helicopters.
The S-70B-2 Bravo Seahawk and AS350BA Squirrel helicopters were formally retired from active service in the Royal Australian Navy at a ceremony today at HMAS
The second Air Warfare Destroyer 'Brisbane' heads out for its first phase of sea trials.
The second Hobart class destroyer, NUSHIP
Brisbane, has commenced her first phase of sea trials, which will test the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems.
HMAS Darwin flies her decommissioning pennant as she sails toward Fleet Base East for the final time as a commissioned ship.
Twelve former Commanding Officers have sailed onboard Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Darwin today as she transited through Sydney Heads into her home port for the last time.
Leading Seaman Daniel Crowe, Chief Petty Officer Michael Bryan, Warrant Officer Brian Pashley, Ms Stephanie Boyle, Mr Ian Parrott, Lieutenant Caleb Muggeridge and Lieutenant Commander Damien Liberale with the Australian Navy's S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopter fondly known as 'Christine'.
With the retirement of the Australian Navy’s Seahawk Bravo S-70B-2 helicopter from service scheduled for 1 December, aircraft 872 (fondly known as ‘Christine’) will be taking up a new home at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
A group of future Navy engineers who are at various stages in their studies from Naval Officer Year One through to the final year of their engineering degrees have spent a few days in the new Fleet Base East Centre for Innovation, rapid prototyping and 3D printing their way to a thrilling career start.
A group of future Navy engineers have had the opportunity to spend a few days in the Navy’s Centre for Innovation, rapid prototyping and 3D printing their way to a thrilling career start.