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 2018, Navy Daily Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:14:45 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Marine Engineering Officer proud to deploy http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/People/4388 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop_0_0_1000_665/images%7Ccms-image-000013145.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Frank Peng, Deputy Marine Engineering Officer HMAS Warramunga, inside the ships Machine Control Room during the ship's deployment on the 66th rotation of Operation MANITOU." /> <br /> Lieutenant Frank Peng is the Deputy Marine Engineering Officer on board HMAS Warramunga on his first nine month operational deployment to the Middle East.   <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LSIS Tom Gibson Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/People/4388 Change of Fleet Command http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Fleet/4416 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013236.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer receives his Fleet Commander's pennant from Leading Seaman Communications Systems Jake Williams onboard HMAS Canberra." /> <br /> In a heartfelt ceremony aboard flagship HMAS Canberra, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer has handed over the reins as Commander Australian Fleet to his successor Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Andrew Ragless Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:25:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Fleet/4416 Coonawarra to take on greater leadership role in the north http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Fleet/4414 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013229.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Viktor Pilicic, and the Coonawarra command team in front of the new HMAS Coonawarra Command Headquarters." /> <br /> The Royal Australian Navy has taken front stage at Larrakeyah Defence Precinct in Darwin with the relocation of HMAS Coonawarra Command Headquarters to the entrance of the joint Defence base. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LEUT Todd Fitzgerald Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:15:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Fleet/4414 Navy assists Tour de Cure http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Community/4407 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013206.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="President of the RAN Ski Club COMMBC, RADM Peter Laver accepts a Tour de Cure Thank You certificate from Tour de Cure rider CMDR Mike Hogan, RANR." /> <br /> The Royal Australian Navy’s Thredbo Ski Lodge has recently hosted 34 Tour de Cure cancer charity cyclists in the Snowy Mountains and Jindabyne. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community By: CMDR Michael Hogan Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Community/4407 Navy Medic tackles mission ashore in Afghanistan http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Operations/4406 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013204.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Royal Australian Navy Chief Petty Officer Sarah Hall is a senior medic at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan." /> <br /> The sound of an alarm at Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield is a trigger that gets Chief Petty Officer Medic Sarah Hall’s blood pumping. <br style="clear:both;" /> Operations By: CPL Max Bree Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Operations/4406 Joint helicopter school starts training at HMAS Albatross http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Fleet/4411 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013219.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="An Australian Army OH-58A Kiowa leads a Royal Australian Navy AS-350BA Squirrel and a Eurocopter EC-135 through the skies over Nowra, NSW." /> <br /> The Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army have joined forces with industry to train rotary wing crews at a new joint helicopter school as part of the Helicopter Aircrew Training System. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: Department of Defence Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Fleet/4411 Fleet Battle Staff hone skills in task group operations http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Fleet/4404 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013199.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Fleet Battle Staff work in the Joint Operations Room onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise Ocean Raider." /> <br /> Navy's Fleet Battle Staff has capped a very busy 2017 with a highly successful Exercise OCEAN RAIDER off Australia’s east coast. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet By: LCDR Stephen Hill Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Fleet/4404 Labuan lives on through Lakekamu http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Events/4405 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013202.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="HMPNGS Lakekamu berthed in the Lakekamu River and traditionally dressed for the Freedom of Entry ceremony as locals take the time to conduct a tour and inspect the ship." /> <br /> The former HMAS Labuan has proven to be a popular attraction and dedicated workhorse in her new role as part of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events By: Department of Defence Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/Events/4405 All in the family on Middle East operations http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/People/4402 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013195.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Lieutenant Alex Morthorpe, Maritime Warfare Officer HMAS Warramunga, on the bridge wing of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment on Operation MANITOU." /> <br /> Growing up with both parents serving in the Royal Australian Navy meant Lieutenant Alex Morthorpe moved around Australia constantly while growing up. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LSIS Tom Gibson Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/People/4402 Blue planet globetrotting for Marine Engineer http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/People/4361 <img src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000013083.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Deputy Marine Engineering Officer, Lieutenant Maria Marino-Gomez, at BAE Henderson Dockyard with HMAS Arunta and HMAS Perth in the background." /> <br /> The Anzac Frigate Helicopter Support Team’s Deputy Marine Engineering Officer, Lieutenant Maria Marino-Gomez is in a prime spot to realise her shipbuilding career aspirations and witness Defence’s future capability evolve at her doorstep. <br style="clear:both;" /> People By: LEUT Will Singer Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:00:03 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/Jan2018/People/4361