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Navy Fleet Support Unit cuts Leopard Tank in half

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Marcus Mariani (author), MAJ Paul Handel (photographer)

A trial fit of the turret on the hull after both had been cut. (photo: MAJ Paul Handel)

A trial fit of the turret on the hull after both had been cut.

Navy’s Fleet Support Unit – South East has completed a very unusual job for their Army friends.

 

RASamataz top of the pops as HMA Ships return from SEAD

Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Success' ship's company band entertains HMAS Toowoomba during a replenishment at sea on their South East Asia Deployment 2018. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Success' ship's company band entertains HMAS Toowoomba during a replenishment at sea on their South East Asia Deployment 2018.

HMAS Success ship’s band, RASamataz, has played live to a captive audience as the RAN ‘Battle Tanker’ topped up HMAS Toowoomba, during their South East Asia Deployment.

 

Navy airborne survey for Papua New Guinea waters

Published on by Department of Defence (author), Mr Matt Collins (photographer)

LADS flight Dash 8-200 aircraft on the runway in Rabaul, New Guinea. In the background is the volcano which erupted in 1994, resulting in most of the inhabitants of Rabaul moving further around Rabaul Harbour to Kokopo. (photo: Mr Matt Collins)

LADS flight Dash 8-200 aircraft on the runway in Rabaul, New Guinea. In the background is the volcano which erupted in 1994, resulting in most of the inhabitants of Rabaul moving further around Rabaul Harbour to Kokopo.

The Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) Flight has just commenced a five week deployment to Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.

Quilts appreciated by team on operations

Published on by LCDR Fiona Eggins (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

HMAS Warramunga shipmates, Lieutenant Thomas Liley (left) and Chaplain Stephen Hutchinson proudly hold their quilts, made by Aussie Hero Quilts, during the ship’s deployment to Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Warramunga shipmates, Lieutenant Thomas Liley (left) and Chaplain Stephen Hutchinson proudly hold their quilts, made by Aussie Hero Quilts, during the ship’s deployment to Operation MANITOU.

There are a just a few things that help make a deployment away from family and friends bearable - emails and phone calls home, letters and care packages and quilts and laundry bags made by Aussie Hero Quilts.

 

Australia passes CTF150 command to Brits

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), SGT Mark Doran (photographer)

(L-R) Royal Australian Navy officer Commodore (CDRE) Mal Wise hands over the Baton of Command to Royal Navy officer, CDRE Steve Moorhouse, during the Combined Task Force 150 transfer of authority ceremony held at the Naval Support Activity Bahrain. (photo: SGT Mark Doran)

(L-R) Royal Australian Navy officer Commodore (CDRE) Mal Wise hands over the Baton of Command to Royal Navy officer, CDRE Steve Moorhouse, during the Combined Task Force 150 transfer of authority ceremony held at the Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

Nineteen boardings, 3.1 tonnes of heroin and 36 tonnes of hashish seized and destroyed, and over $2.7 billion AUD removed from terrorist networks.

 

Busy bridge for junior MWO

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Jemma Dart on HMAS Anzac's bridge wing during the South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Sub Lieutenant Jemma Dart on HMAS Anzac's bridge wing during the South East Asia Deployment.

Visiting busy overseas ports and sailing with foreign navies was standard practice for Maritime Warfare Officers during HMAS Anzac’s recent South East Asia Deployment.

 

Onward and upward for Anzac CSO

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Kaleb Prangley mans a console in the operations room onboard HMAS Anzac during the South East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Kaleb Prangley mans a console in the operations room onboard HMAS Anzac during the South East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Anzac’s recent South East Asia Deployment was a valuable experience for a Combat Systems Operator (CSO) with a bright future at sea.

 

A new era for Navy Ticketing

Published on by Ms Katrina Pawley (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

Excellence in Customer Service medallions presented to Ms Cheryl Sayers and Ms Celestine Stamos who have managed ticketing operations for Navy Canteens for the last 14 and 7 years respectively. (photo: Department of Defence)

Excellence in Customer Service medallions presented to Ms Cheryl Sayers and Ms Celestine Stamos who have managed ticketing operations for Navy Canteens for the last 14 and 7 years respectively.

The 19th of June has heralded the beginning of a significant change for the well-known service, Navy Ticketing.

 

Corporate high flyer enjoys career sea change

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), Ms Shona Ford (photographer)

Lieutenant Ric Mingramm in front of the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium, during the NT Government Anzac Spirit Study Tour. (photo: Ms Shona Ford)

Lieutenant Ric Mingramm in front of the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium, during the NT Government Anzac Spirit Study Tour.

Lieutenant Ric Mingramm's ship came in the day he left the corporate world to pursue a career with the Royal Australian Navy.

 

Chief of Navy makes final ship visit

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)

The Chief of Navy (CN), Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, (centre in white vest) with the flight deck crew of HMAS Canberra during his last visit to a ship at sea as CN. (photo: ABIS James McDougall)

The Chief of Navy (CN), Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, (centre in white vest) with the flight deck crew of HMAS Canberra during his last visit to a ship at sea as CN.

The Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett has visited the Task Group supporting the Sea Raider series of exercises in North Queensland.