Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Navy Daily provides the online delivery of news stories about Royal Australian Navy's daily activities. en Copyright 2019, Navy Daily Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:17:30 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Annual commemoration remembers N-Class Destroyers http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Events/5063 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000015164.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="N-Class Destroyer HMAS Nizam (G38). Image scanned from the Navy Historic Archive." /> <br /> The officers and sailors of Navy’s Second World War N-Class Destroyers were remembered recently at an annual memorial in the Western Australian town of Augusta. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: LEUT Gary McHugh Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:59:49 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Events/5063 Volunteering a win-win as Top End team pitches in to help the paw http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Community/5067 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000015147.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Sailors and soldiers from Transit Security Element 91 and sailors from HMAS Coonawarra with staff and furry friends at PAWS Darwin animal shelter in Winnellie, NT." /> <br /> Defence members in the Top End have taken time to give back to the local community during a series of working bees and volunteer activities at the PAWS Darwin Animal Shelter. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community By: AB Toni McMahon Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:59:50 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Community/5067 Distinguished officer gone but not forgotten http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/People/5050 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_0_1000_666/images%7Ccms-image-000015156.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Pallbearers from HMAS Melbourne (III) carry the late Captain John Stevenson, AM, RAN (Retd) into the Naval Chapel at HMAS Kuttabul for his funeral." /> <br /> Today the Royal Australian Navy honoured the life of a highly regarded and greatly admired retired officer who had an extraordinary career, marked with distinguished service in war and peace, tragedy and controversy. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LCDR Desmond Woods Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:56:50 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/People/5050 Technical sailors hit the pits http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/People/5052 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_79_0_957_585/images%7Ccms-image-000015092.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Tickford Racing Team Manager Chris O’Toole; Leading Seaman Marine Technician Michael Dent; Able Seaman Electronics Technician Dylan Campbell; and Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Basjon Ingold tour a Tickford Racing workshop in Melbourne." /> <br /> Three Royal Australian Navy technical sailors have arrived at the headquarters of Tickford Racing for the eighth rotation of the highly successful Navy Industry Outplacement Program. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LEUT Ben Willee Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:59:49 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/People/5052 Gascoyne makes way for mine warfare course http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Fleet/5061 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000015141.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Members of HMAS Gascoyne’s Ship’s Company conduct mine warfare serials. " /> <br /> In their first week at sea in 2019, the new Commanding Officer of HMAS Gascoyne and his Ship’s Company hosted the newest officers of the Mine Warfare community for their final sea assessment week. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Daniel Watson Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:59:51 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Fleet/5061 First Sailor posted to all three Guided Missile Destroyers http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/People/5058 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000015119.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Benjamin Smith is the first sailor in the Royal Australian Navy to have been posted to all three Hobart Class Guided Missile Destroyers (DDGs). " /> <br /> Newly promoted Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Benjamin Smith is proud to be the first sailor to be posted to all three of the Royal Australian Navy’s newest and most capable warships. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LCDR Kristen Russo Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:52:18 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/People/5058 Pacific security bolstered as first Guardian class Patrol Boat commissioned http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Events/5060 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_0_746_497/images%7Ccms-image-000015132.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Chief of the Australian Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, addresses guests during the commissioning ceremony for Guardian class Patrol Boat HMPNGS Ted Diro in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea." /> <br /> The Papua New Guinea Defence Force celebrated the commissioning of the first Guardian class Patrol Boat, HMPNGS Ted Diro, on Friday 1 February. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: LEUT Sarah West Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:00:51 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Events/5060 HMAS Choules Flagship at the Royal Hobart Regatta http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Events/5057 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000015124.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Members of the public cross the gangway of the Royal Australian Navy Ship HMAS Choules during a public open day in Hobart, Tasmania." /> <br /> HMAS Choules spent a busy weekend in Hobart, proudly representing the Royal Australian Navy as the Flag Ship for the Royal Hobart Regatta and opening her gangway to the public. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: Ms Natalie Staples Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:59:52 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Events/5057 Navy welcomes historic agreement for future submarines http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Events/5059 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000015120.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne, MP (left), Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison, MP (centre), and French Minister for the Armed Forces, Madame Florence Parly, sign the Strategic Partnering Agreement for the Future Submarine Program during a ceremony held at Russell Offices, Canberra." /> <br /> The Australian Government today ratified a Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French shipbuilding company Naval Group that will see 12 regionally superior submarines designed and built in Australia for the Royal Australian Navy as part of the Future Submarine Program. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: Royal Australian Navy Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:00:51 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Events/5059 US award for Navy medic http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Operations/5056 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000015116.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Leading Seaman Medic Tahnee White receives the American Joint Service Achievement Medal. The medal was awarded to her by the Command Surgeon, US Army Lieutenant Colonel Devin McFadden, at a ceremony in the Role 2 Hospital in Kabul, while she was deployed on Operation HIGHROAD." /> <br /> It has been a relentless six months in Afghanistan for Leading Seaman Medic Tahnee White, but her efforts while deployed have earned her the admiration of her Coalition peers and an American Joint Service Achievement Medal from US Special Forces. <br style="clear:both;" /> Operations By: CPL Carla Armenti Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:59:51 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Feb2019/Operations/5056