Age was no barrier during the recent family day on board HMAS Adelaide - it would be safe to say that Adelaide can now boast having had the oldest and youngest guests aboard, with a 90-year age difference between the two.
Navy members still have time to roll up their sleeves and give as part the 2019 Defence Blood Challenge. The challenge ends on 8 December with all eligible members strongly urged to take the time to donate whole blood or plasma.
The 2019 Sea Power Conference has provided the perfect setting for the launch of a naval history book written by a young serving sailor - The ABC of Royal Australian Navy Corvettes by Able Seaman Communications Information Systems Libby Pearce.
Officers and sailors at HMAS Moreton have answered the Chief of Navy’s call - joining the hundreds of Navy personnel donating blood for the Defence Blood Challenge.
The Royal Australian Navy was the centre of local attention during a high-profile five days in the Philippines, attending two World War II commemorations, hosting two Ambassadors and a Vice Admiral and entertaining local dignitaries and community leaders at an official reception.
An icon of naval aviation now features at the Australian National Maritime Museum with the new S-70B-2 (Bravo) Seahawk ‘Tiger 75’ exhibit officially opened during the 2019 Sea Power Conference.
Young Naval officers have leapt at the chance to try-out some emerging technology on the first day of the 2019 Sea Power Conference. The Midshipmen and Sub Lieutenants got hands-on experience with simulators and equipment, building their understanding of Navy’s future capabilities.
Navy’s relationship with Industry has been reinvigorated today, with the release of a new strategy to improve partnerships, engagement and timelines.
Australia’s enduring ties with the Pacific have dominated the agenda ahead of Navy’s Sea Power Conference, with a gathering of regional maritime leaders in Sydney.
Navy members of all ranks are being encouraged to attend the Royal Australian Navy’s most important international engagement of the year: Sea Power Conference 2019.