Published on by LCDR Warren Lynch (author and photographer)
On the eve of her Combat System Trials, the crew of HMAS Brisbane have used the passage and time alongside San Diego to fully prepare for this important milestone, which are the culmination of a concentrated combat system preparation and training period which has been running for nearly twelve months.
Published on by LEUT Andrew Herring (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
It was a busy afternoon of training for Midshipmen Geraldine Gray and Maire Starkey as they helped pilot the 16,000 tonnes, 176 metre-long Landing Ship Dock, HMAS Choules, through the treacherous Prince of Wales Channel off Australia’s northern coast.
Published on by LEUT Richard Martin (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy hosted the International Submarine Safety Forum at HMAS Stirling in September. The forum is rotationally hosted by member nations annually and is focused on technical and governance issues around submarine safety in partner nations.
After months of intensive testing and preparation a Grumman Tracker (844) flew, for the first time since 1998, from HMAS Albatross to her new home at the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Aviation Museum at Illawarra Regional Airport.
Published on by SBLT Samantha Brandstater (author)
With the recent departure of older siblings HMA Ships Success, Newcastle and later this month, HMAS Melbourne, the average age of the Royal Australian Navy’s ships has lowered and HMAS Sirius is in her prime!
Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), Unknown (photographer)
The crew of HMAS Launceston celebrated the vessel’s twelfth birthday in a manner that testified to the work ethic of the Royal Australian Navy’s patrol boats: at sea, on operation, protecting Australia’s northern maritime borders.