Navy Daily Navy Daily provides the online delivery of news stories about Royal Australian Navy's daily activities. en Copyright 2018, Navy Daily Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:19:51 +1000 60 Newscoop Navy Daily Navy technician has some advice for anyone thinking of returning <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="Chief Petty Officer Michael Claessens recommends returning to Navy via some Reserve service for members who have been out for some time." /> <br /> A Navy Chief Petty Officer who initially left Navy in 2008 has returned and slotted seamlessly back into service. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: Mrs Rachael Reynolds Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:59:47 +1000 Rankin and her crew finally back home for Christmas <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="(L-R) XO HMAS Rankin, LCDR Simon O’Hehir; Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Submarines Kerry Cousins (dressed as a panda); CO HMAS Rankin, CMDR Gary Lawton, RAN; Commander Submarine Force (Design), CAPT Doug Theobald, CSC, RAN; and Deputy Commander Submarine Force, CMDR Justin Cloney, RAN; stand together after HMAS Rankin berths alongside Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West." /> <br /> After nearly seven months away on deployment, the crew of HMAS Rankin has returned to Fleet Base West, to be met by the sight of familiar faces. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: Mr Andrew Bujdegan Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:59:48 +1000 HMAS Ballarat first patrol off to a strong start <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Ballarat (centre), with the United States Coast Guard vessels USCGS Maui (distant) and Adak conduct a combined patrol in the North Arabian Gulf, in support of the Combined Task Force 152's mission to promote regional stability and security." /> <br /> HMAS Ballarat has completed a successful first patrol in the Middle East. <br style="clear:both;" /> Operations By: LEUT Todd Fitzgerald Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:59:48 +1000 Celebrating the 2018 ADFA Graduation <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="The Chief of Navy’s representative, Rear Admiral Colin Lawrence, RAN presents Midshipman Sophie Wheen, RAN with the Chief of Navy prize." /> <br /> ADFA held its annual Graduation Parade with Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK, MC, (Retd) as the Reviewing Officer. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: LCDR Kelli Lunt Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:32:34 +1000 HMAS Broome on patrol <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="Leading Seaman Communication and Information Systems Bree-Ann Garner, signals a vessel during sea trials aboard HMAS Broome off the coast of Darwin, NT." /> <br /> As Navy commissions new Major Fleet Units, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle squadrons and construction begins on the new Offshore Patrol Vessels, the fleet of boats in Australia’s northern most approaches remains constantly on watch. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: SBLT Max Logan Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:59:49 +1000 Navy’s future submarine class named <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="Artist impression courtesy of Naval Group Australia." /> <br /> The Royal Australian Navy’s future submarines will be named the Attack class, with the first submarine being named HMAS Attack. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: Department of Defence Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:59:47 +1000 Putting mental health and wellbeing into action <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="File image: Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Boatswain Mark Rigney inspects sailors before the combined HMAS Albatross and HMAS Creswell Freedom of Entry to Nowra, NSW, November 2018." /> <br /> Committed to the care for our people, Navy has recently released the Navy Mental Health and Wellbeing Action Plan 2018-2023. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: Vanessa Barone Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:59:47 +1000 Maritime bonds built during APEC 2018 <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="Armidale Class Patrol Boats HMAS Larrakia and HMAS Glenelg lead HMNZS Otago in a sail past of HMAS Adelaide as the Australian and international maritime elements prepare to depart Fairfax Harbour, Port Moresby on completion of Operation APEC 2018 ASSIST." /> <br /> The successful conclusion of APEC 2018 Leaders’ Week marked a very successful conclusion of a significant maritime security effort undertaken by Papua New Guinea and supported by international security partners Australia, New Zealand and the United States. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Des Paroz Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:59:48 +1000 Minehunters achieve more firsts for RAN <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="HMAS Huon (82) alongside JMSDF Bungo during Exercise HYUGA NADA 18 off the coast of Southern Japan." /> <br /> HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon have notched up a number of achievements during the ships north east Asian deployment. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Anthony Martin Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:59:49 +1000 Final Recruits for 2018 become Sailors <img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="General Entry 367 Emms Division celebrate on completion of their graduation ceremony held at Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria." /> <br /> The final batch of Navy’s new sailors for 2018 are ready to progress their careers following the graduation of General Entry 367. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LEUT Ryan Zerbe Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:49:24 +1000