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.
A Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter flying at sunset during trials with HMAS Anzac.
Anzac sailed from Fleet Base East, Sydney, in April with a handful of additional Marine Technical sailors and Aviation personnel embarked.
May 19, 2017 by Ms Sharon Palmer (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)
Reviewing Officer, Warrant Officer of The Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight salutes members of General Entry 341 Shipp Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.
When the most senior sailor in the Australian Navy, Warrant Officer of the Navy Gary Wight joined, he wasn’t in it for the long haul.
May 17, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
ADF Gap Year Students in front of the Helicopter Crash-on-Deck Simulator at School of Survivability and Ships Safety - West on HMAS Stirling.
Australian Defence Force Gap Year sailors gained vital experience while onboard Western Australian base, HMAS
Stirling as part of the 12 month 'try before you buy' program.