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 2017, Navy Daily Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:34:11 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Deep diving into innovation http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3612 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010386.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, presents Leading Seaman Shane Bell with an award for the best innovation strategy presentation, during the Fleet Air Arm Shark Tank forum at HMAS Albatross." /> <br /> The Fleet Air Arm recently presented the first of an ongoing series of events dedicated to celebrating and inspiring innovation. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet Ms Dallas McMaugh Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:59:54 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3612 Choules sails for cyclone support http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Operations/3622 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010437.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Choules has sailed to support communities that may be affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie." /> <br /> HMAS Choules has sailed for northern Queensland waters in support of communities which may be affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie. <br style="clear:both;" /> Operations CMDR Chloe Griggs Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:00:33 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Operations/3622 Fast-track to Operational Service http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/People/3599 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_0_1200_799/images%7Ccms-image-000010337.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Jasmine Lortan farewells to her family before boarding HMAS Arunta to sail for Operation Manitou in the Middle East Region." /> <br /> Less than six months out of basic training, Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Operations Jasmine Lortan is already on the front line of a multi-national operation to counter terrorism and promote maritime security in the Middle East.  <br style="clear:both;" /> People POML-P Brendon Davies Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:59:54 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/People/3599 Sirius about fitness http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Sport/3608 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010364.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Sirius crew members take part in a fitness class that also combined baton training in the ultimate Battle Physical Training session." /> <br /> A focus on fitness is paying dividends for HMAS Sirius with eight crew members chosen to represent the Royal Australian Navy in various sports, including lawn bowls and weightlifting. <br style="clear:both;" /> Sport Department of Defence Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:59:54 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Sport/3608 Upgrades complete for Anzac class http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3616 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010417.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Stuart during undocking at BAE Henderson Dockyard after completing the Anti-ship Missile Defence Upgrade." /> <br /> The Australian Navy's eight Anzac class frigates are now all back in the water post anti-ship missile defence upgrades, with HMAS Stuart undocking at the Henderson shipyard in Western Australia. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet LCDR Felicity Petrie Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:59:54 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3616 Creative rehabilitation ideas bear results http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/People/3613 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010394.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Members of the AARTS program performing the rehearsal on stage at the University of Canberra." /> <br /> Applications are soon to close for the Australian Defence Force Arts for Recovery, Resilience, Teamwork and Skills program. <br style="clear:both;" /> People SQNLDR Jaimie Abbott Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:59:54 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/People/3613 MINDEF takes flight at Albatross http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3609 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010369.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Member for Gilmore Ms Ann Sudmalis MP, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commander Chris Smallhorn RAN, and CO HMAS Albatross Captain Fiona Sneath, RAN." /> <br /> Minister of Defence, The Honourable Marise Payne, and the local member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis inspected the progress of the $157 million Helicopter Aircrew Training System and the Fleet Air Arm's operational 816 Squadron at HMAS Albatross recently. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet Ms Dallas McMaugh Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:59:54 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3609 Cristobal Colon arrives in Sydney http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3615 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010402.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="ESPS Christobal Colon of the Spanish Amarda arrives in Sydney Harbour. The crew of ESPS Christobal Colon will be helping to train and familiarise crew's of Australia's Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers." /> <br /> HMA Ships Darwin, Melbourne and Parramatta have escorted the Spanish Armada's Cristobal Colon into Sydney Harbour as part of her role in providing platform and familiarisation training to Australian personnel. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet LEUT Todd Fitzgerald Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:59:53 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3615 ICT changes bring capability enhancement for Navy http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3606 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_72_2000_1404/images%7Ccms-image-000010360.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Sub Lieutenant Samuel Penfold working on one of the older Defence IT computers prior to it being upgraded to the newer system." /> <br /> The biggest upgrade of Defence Secret and Protected networks in more than ten years will drive significant change for Navy, with 192 shore locations set to experience major network overhauls. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet CMDR Chloe Griggs Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:59:52 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Fleet/3606 Naval 'Ashes' return http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Sport/3602 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000010343.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Arunta's cricket team gather on the flight deck with their newly-won trophy, the 'Naval Ashes', following a friendly match against crew members from HMS Daring at the Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi, Pakistan." /> <br /> The ship's company of HMAS Arunta has restored national sporting pride with a commanding victory over England in an epic battle in Karachi to reclaim the 'Ashes'. <br style="clear:both;" /> Sport POML-SC Gary Cooper Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:59:55 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Mar2017/Sport/3602