Topic: Sea Power Conference

Serving sailor captures corvette history in new book

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Libby Pearce, (centre) receives a commendation and a presentation from Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, with her stepfather at the 2019 Seapower Conference in the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney. (photo: LS James McDougall)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Libby Pearce, (centre) receives a commendation and a presentation from Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, with her stepfather at the 2019 Seapower Conference in the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney.

The 2019 Sea Power Conference has provided the perfect setting for the launch of a naval history book written by a young serving sailor - The ABC of Royal Australian Navy Corvettes by Able Seaman Communications Information Systems Libby Pearce.

Tiger 75’s stripes on display in new exhibit

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), PTE Rodrigo Villablanca (photographer), LS James McDougall (photographer)

The new S-70B Seahawk helicopter exhibit was opened at the Australian National Museum Maritime, Sydney, by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral  Mike Noonan AO, RAN, on 9 October 2019. (photo: PTE Rodrigo Villablanca)

The new S-70B Seahawk helicopter exhibit was opened at the Australian National Museum Maritime, Sydney, by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, on 9 October 2019.

An icon of naval aviation now features at the Australian National Maritime Museum with the new S-70B-2 (Bravo) Seahawk ‘Tiger 75’ exhibit officially opened during the 2019 Sea Power Conference.

Navy’s future leaders dive deep into Sea Power Conference

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), PTE Rodrigo Villablanca (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Officers Midshipmen Jordan Fernance RAN, left, and William Hall RAN uses the Kongsberg Digital naval systems simulator at the Sea Power Conference 2019, Sydney. (photo: PTE Rodrigo Villablanca)

Royal Australian Navy Officers Midshipmen Jordan Fernance RAN, left, and William Hall RAN uses the Kongsberg Digital naval systems simulator at the Sea Power Conference 2019, Sydney.

Young Naval officers have leapt at the chance to try-out some emerging technology on the first day of the 2019 Sea Power Conference. The Midshipmen and Sub Lieutenants got hands-on experience with simulators and equipment, building their understanding of Navy’s future capabilities.

Navy unveils new deal with industry partners

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, meets Mr John Gessler and Mr Andrew James from Sonartech Atlas at Sea Power 19. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, meets Mr John Gessler and Mr Andrew James from Sonartech Atlas at Sea Power 19.

Navy’s relationship with Industry has been reinvigorated today, with the release of a new strategy to improve partnerships, engagement and timelines.

Pacific matters a key focus for Chief of Navy

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), AB Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

Delegates, including the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, at the Pacific Maritime Security Partnership event at the 2019 Sea Power Conference at the International Convention Centre, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

Delegates, including the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan AO, RAN, at the Pacific Maritime Security Partnership event at the 2019 Sea Power Conference at the International Convention Centre, Sydney.

Australia’s enduring ties with the Pacific have dominated the agenda ahead of Navy’s Sea Power Conference, with a gathering of regional maritime leaders in Sydney.

Thinking Navy approach - Sea Power in focus at Sydney summit

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author)

Sea Power Conference, 8-10 October 2019, International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney. (photo: )

Sea Power Conference, 8-10 October 2019, International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Navy members of all ranks are being encouraged to attend the Royal Australian Navy’s most important international engagement of the year: Sea Power Conference 2019.

Next generation of Navy looking forward to Sea Power Conference 2019

Published on by Mr Josh Williams (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Midshipman Nelson Dunphy in front of the HMAS Brisbane (II) exhibit during a visit to the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Midshipman Nelson Dunphy in front of the HMAS Brisbane (II) exhibit during a visit to the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

Midshipman Nelson Dunphy joined the Royal Australian Navy in January this year and is looking forward to the first Sea Power Conference he will attend as a member of the Navy.

Sailors urged to embrace Sea Power

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

File image: Reviewing Officer, Warrant Officer of the Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight, inspects graduating members of General Entry 355 Emms Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

File image: Reviewing Officer, Warrant Officer of the Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight, inspects graduating members of General Entry 355 Emms Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Enlisted personnel will play a major role at Sea Power Conference for the first time, with a specific program developed to discuss the future of the modern sailor. Hosted by Warrant Officer of the Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight, the gathering will bring together sailors from across the service.

Training technology displayed

Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Sebastian Beurich (photographer)

File image: A visitor experiences an infra-red virtual reality fly over of Sydney Harbour. (photo: CPL Sebastian Beurich)

File image: A visitor experiences an infra-red virtual reality fly over of Sydney Harbour.

Participants the recent Sea Power Conference 2017 in Sydney experienced a taste of Navy training at the adjoining Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition.

New approach to combat systems

Published on by Department of Defence (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP gives a speech at the opening of the Pacific 2017 exhibition breakfast at Darling Harbour, Sydney. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP gives a speech at the opening of the Pacific 2017 exhibition breakfast at Darling Harbour, Sydney.

The Australian Navy will anticipate delivery of the world’s best technology as part of a multi-billion dollar investment unveiled by the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, in Sydney on 3 October.