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 Sun, 28 May 2017 07:27:23 +1000 60 Newscoop http://news.navy.gov.au/themes/publication_1/theme_1/_img/logo.png Navy Daily http://news.navy.gov.au Building Navy’s future http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Fleet/3759 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011112.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne (centre right) at the announcement of the Naval Shipbuilding Plan in the presence of Acting CDF, VADM Ray Griggs (left), Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, and Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull." /> <br /> The Federal Government released Australia’s first Naval Shipbuilding Plan recently in Adelaide outlining the nation’s largest ever program of naval shipbuilding and sustainment. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet Department of Defence Sat, 27 May 2017 16:00:01 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Fleet/3759 Safety agenda for aviators http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Events/3749 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011098.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Commander Fleet Air Arm Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, give the opening Address Fleet Air Arm Safety Stand Down held at HMAS Albatross in Nowra." /> <br /> The welfare of people at the centre of Navy’s aviation capability was the focus of the recent Fleet Air Arm Safety Stand Down held at HMAS Albatross in Nowra. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events Ms Dallas McMaugh Sat, 27 May 2017 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Events/3749 Navy safely responds to fire in HMAS Maryborough http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Fleet/3766 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011135.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Armidale class patrol boat HMAS Maryborough" /> <br /> Navy personnel have responded swiftly and without incident to a fire in a patrol boat. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet Defence Fri, 26 May 2017 17:55:41 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Fleet/3766 Aussies take on the Armada http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Fleet/3757 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011105.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Royal Australian Navy and Spanish Armada Special Sea Dutymen close up on the flight deck of ESPS Cristóbal Colón for entry into Sydney Harbour following exercises at sea." /> <br /> Three months have passed since the Spanish Armada’s ESPS Cristóbal Colón sailed in to Australian waters and sailors from both navies have wasted no time in forming new friendships and maximising learning opportunities. <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet MIDN Owen Snell Fri, 26 May 2017 16:00:04 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Fleet/3757 Partnering for regional response readiness http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/People/3756 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011096.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officers, Lieutenant Commander Alison Zilko (left) and Lieutenant Angela French (right), with Vietnamese Student Doctors in front of the Emergency Reception of Da Nang General Hospital during Exercise Pacific Partnership 2017." /> <br /> Exhausted, dirty and dripping with sweat, two Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officers piled into a small van and weaved through a sea of mopeds and motorbikes towards their accommodation. <br style="clear:both;" /> People LEUT Sarah West Fri, 26 May 2017 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/People/3756 A time of reconnaissance and rescues http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Fleet/3755 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011082.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive of HMAS Queenborough from HMAS Sydney." /> <br /> Amateur naval historians might suggest the early 1960s, before the Borneo Confrontation and the Vietnam War, was a quiet time for Australia’s Navy, but crew members in the Q-class fast anti-submarine frigates would disagree.  <br style="clear:both;" /> Fleet SGT Dave Morley Thu, 25 May 2017 16:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Fleet/3755 Navy and Western Australia Police train together http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Community/3754 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011074.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Western Australian Police members consisting of instructors and students with Navy Boatswains Mates and Naval Police Coxswains outside the Sir James Stirling Mess Annex at HMAS Stirling." /> <br /> Western Australia Police bolstered the Australian Navy’s security response capabilities by conducting ‘active shooter’ threat scenarios at HMAS Stirling recently. <br style="clear:both;" /> Community LEUT Will Singer Thu, 25 May 2017 09:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Community/3754 HMAS Newcastle welcomed home http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Events/3753 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011073.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="The crew of HMAS Newcastle marchs during a Freedom of Entry in the city of Newcastle." /> <br /> The ship’s company of HMAS Newcastle was overwhelmed by a show of enthusiasm and public support during a recent visit to their namesake city. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events LCDR Fiona Southwood Wed, 24 May 2017 16:00:03 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Events/3753 Range handover meets target http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Events/3752 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011070.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="Beecroft Weapons Range staff during a transfer of command ceremony at the Beecroft Weapons Range visitor centre." /> <br /> Management of the Beecroft Weapons Range, on the northern shore of Jervis Bay, south of Sydney, has been transferred from Navy to the Defence Estate and Infrastructure Group. <br style="clear:both;" /> Events Department of Defence Wed, 24 May 2017 09:00:04 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/Events/3752 Supporting Reserve members to serve http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/People/3751 <img style="margin-left:5px; margin-right:5px;" src="http://news.navy.gov.au/images/cache/500x333/crop/images%7Ccms-image-000011063.jpg" width="500" height="333" alt="L-R Mr Philip Moss, Rear Admiral Bruce Kafer, Serco Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer, Mr Mark Irwin and Lieutenant Commander Mark Shannon during the Reserve and Youth Division Serco Australia Memorandum of Understanding signing in Canberra." /> <br /> Serco Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian Defence Force in support of Defence Reservists across all of its Australian operations in a move to better support employment of personnel who are members of both organisations. <br style="clear:both;" /> People Department of Defence Tue, 23 May 2017 16:00:02 +1000 http://news.navy.gov.au/en/May2017/People/3751