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Australian Navy officers excel with AEGIS training

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Kimberly M Lansdale (author), Lockheed Martin/US Navy (photographer)

Dr Darrell Tatro, Director, Center for Surface Combat Systems  International Programs, presides over the Royal Australia Navy Combat Systems Officer/Prospective Commanding Officer graduation ceremony at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site. (photo: Lockheed Martin/US Navy)

Dr Darrell Tatro, Director, Center for Surface Combat Systems International Programs, presides over the Royal Australia Navy Combat Systems Officer/Prospective Commanding Officer graduation ceremony at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site.

Royal Australian Navy officers were amongst the first to graduate from the new AEGIS combat systems course delivered at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site in Moorestown, New Jersey after completing a thorough and rigorous two months of training.   

Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 16 wraps up

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Sebastian Beurich (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Electronics Technician Duane McCurdy tests connections in a communications panel on-board HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Bersama Lima. (photo: CPL Sebastian Beurich)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Electronics Technician Duane McCurdy tests connections in a communications panel on-board HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Bersama Lima.

Australia’s longest standing regional security exercise, BERSAMA LIMA has drawn to a close.

Droning on about innovation

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Defence personnel watch on as a drone flies with a tethered underwater camera during a technology demonstration from Fibre-Tech Solutions held at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Defence personnel watch on as a drone flies with a tethered underwater camera during a technology demonstration from Fibre-Tech Solutions held at Garden Island, Sydney.

The launch of drones from the air and from the sea heralded the start of an innovative series of demonstrations at Fleet Base East in Sydney.

Technical mastery key for Navy engineering

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Unknown (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Nicholas Stevenson provides an interviews during a recording of the engineering webisode. (photo: Unknown)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Nicholas Stevenson provides an interviews during a recording of the engineering webisode.

When Able Seaman Electronics Technician Nick Challinor Stevenson arrived at the Fleet Support Unit, starring in a video production was the last thing on his mind.


Battle tanker increases warfighting reach

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Adam Grover (author), CMDR Chloe Wootten (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

HMA Ships Warramunga and Success conduct a duel replenishment at sea with HMCS Vancouver in the Northern Australian Exercise Area during Exercise KAKADU 2016. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMA Ships Warramunga and Success conduct a duel replenishment at sea with HMCS Vancouver in the Northern Australian Exercise Area during Exercise KAKADU 2016.

HMAS Success has proven her worth once again, supporting task group exercises in Australia's north recently.

Chinook class trials complete

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Leading Seaman Aviation Robert Brook signals an Australian Army CH47F Chinook helicopter to land on the deck of HMAS Adelaide, as the ship conducts First of Class Flight Trials for the CH47F. (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

Leading Seaman Aviation Robert Brook signals an Australian Army CH47F Chinook helicopter to land on the deck of HMAS Adelaide, as the ship conducts First of Class Flight Trials for the CH47F.

First of class flight trials for the CH-47F Chinook aircraft have wrapped up onboard amphibious ship, HMAS Adelaide.

Submarine returns from successful deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Collins Class Submarine HMAS Sheean comes alongside Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West after being deployed for five months. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

Collins Class Submarine HMAS Sheean comes alongside Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West after being deployed for five months.

After an extensive five month deployment in south-east Asia, Australian Navy submarine HMAS Sheean steamed back into Fleet Base West, in Rockingham, Western Australia last week.  

Joint military exercise starts off Singapore

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Sebastian Beurich (photographer)

HMAS Yarra sits alongside Sembawang Wharf in Singapore during Exercise Bersama Lima 2016 on 5 October. (photo: CPL Sebastian Beurich)

HMAS Yarra sits alongside Sembawang Wharf in Singapore during Exercise Bersama Lima 2016 on 5 October.

The combined joint military exercise BERSAMA LIMA has commenced in Changi Naval Base, in Singapore involving military forces from Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom operating together under the Five Power Defence Arrangements. 

Yarra dives into Dili

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Zachary Segger (author), Unknown (photographer)

HMAS Yarra plays host to a curious crew of Timor Leste sailors and officers en-route to Exercise BERSAMA LIMA (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Yarra plays host to a curious crew of Timor Leste sailors and officers en-route to Exercise BERSAMA LIMA

Minehunter, HMAS Yarra has visited the world’s youngest nation, Timor-Leste, as part of her south-east Asian deployment on route to Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 16.

Boarding techniques refined

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author and photographer)

HMAS Glenelg and her sea boat stand off Discovery III during a fisheries boarding exercise during Exercise KAKADU off the coast of Darwin, NT. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

HMAS Glenelg and her sea boat stand off Discovery III during a fisheries boarding exercise during Exercise KAKADU off the coast of Darwin, NT.

Australia’s closest neighbours had the opportunity to observe Royal Australian Navy tactics, techniques and procedures in real-time as minor war vessels conducted boarding operation training off the coast of Darwin during Exercise KAKADU.