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International cricketers on show in Canberra

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), CPL Mark Doran (photographer), Steve Burton (photographer)

(R) Royal Australian Air Force Corporal Daniel Amiet of No. 35 Squadron makes a hit against Navy during the Australian Defence Force Cricket Competition in Canberra on November 20, 2014. (photo: CPL Mark Doran)

(R) Royal Australian Air Force Corporal Daniel Amiet of No. 35 Squadron makes a hit against Navy during the Australian Defence Force Cricket Competition in Canberra on November 20, 2014.

Australian Defence Force women will be competing for the first time in the six-nation International Defence Cricket Challenge 2015 to be held in Canberra from 16-29 November.

Team Navy in Bathurst campaign

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Ben Wickham (author), LAC David Said (photographer)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Kate Greenwood checks over a V8 Supercar supported by Team Navy during the Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama. (photo: CPL David Said)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Kate Greenwood checks over a V8 Supercar supported by Team Navy during the Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama.

The old military truism that ‘no battle plan survives contact with the enemy’ can apply equally to sport. So it was for Team Navy and Prodrive Racing Australia at Mount Panorama for the Bathurst 1000 race from 8-11 October.

Battle for the Bonshaw Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kiz Burtenshaw (author), SGT William Guthrie (photographer)

Under starter's orders 'they're off ' in the 2015 Bonshaw Cup. (photo: SGT William Guthrie)

Under starter's orders 'they're off ' in the 2015 Bonshaw Cup.

The Bonshaw Cup is the second oldest running event in the Australian Capital Territory and was run again on 30 October at HMAS Harman. First contested in 1963, the 5km fun run/walk has progressed from an exclusive Navy event, to being one where the broader Defence community can now participate, promoting positive relationships.

Soccer fuels friendships in China

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Guvinder Singh (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Gerard Reeves from HMAS Arunta in a friendly game of soccer with the People's Liberation Army-Navy during the ship's visit to Zhanjiang, China.  (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Gerard Reeves from HMAS Arunta in a friendly game of soccer with the People's Liberation Army-Navy during the ship's visit to Zhanjiang, China.

During a recent visit to Zhanjiang, China, HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta joined forces to take on the People’s Liberation Army - Navy (PLA-N) in a friendly game of soccer.

Korean exercise refines skills

Published on by LCDR Christopher McGregor (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta form on either side of Republic of Korean Navy Ship Jeon Buk as they conduct a screenplay during Exercise HAEDOLI WALLABY 2015 off the coast of Busan, Republic of Korea. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta form on either side of Republic of Korean Navy Ship Jeon Buk as they conduct a screenplay during Exercise HAEDOLI WALLABY 2015 off the coast of Busan, Republic of Korea.

HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta have followed up a successful port visit to Busan, South Korea, by participating in bilateral Exercise HAEDOLI WALLABY, with four warships of the Republic of Korea Navy.

Anzacs meet up in South Korea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Christopher McGregor (author), LCDR Andrew Thorpe (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

HMAS Arunta enters the port city of Busan, Republic of Korea, as part of the ship's North East Asian Deployment. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

HMAS Arunta enters the port city of Busan, Republic of Korea, as part of the ship's North East Asian Deployment.

East met west recently as HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta, usually based on either side of Australia, were both in Busan, South Korea.

Submariners practice world-class rescue skills

Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer)

Exercise Black Carillon 2015 participants onboard MV Besant in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

Exercise Black Carillon 2015 participants onboard MV Besant in Cockburn Sound, Western Australia.

The Royal Australian Navy's Submarine Force has exercised responses to the unlikely event of a submarine incident at sea, after completing an intensive four week training exercise which demonstrated the
submarine escape and rescue capability.
 
 
 

Trainees trial life at sea in Choules

Published on by MIDN Jake Moir (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Sub Lieutenant Thomas Mackenzie shows Midshipman Ryan Lake of New Entry Officers Course 53 around the bridge of HMAS Choules.  (photo: MIDN Jade Burton)

Sub Lieutenant Thomas Mackenzie shows Midshipman Ryan Lake of New Entry Officers Course 53 around the bridge of HMAS Choules.

HMAS Choules is used to accommodating over 300 embarked forces, but recently she embarked a different kind of force.

HMAS Stuart completes bilateral exercise with Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Christopher McGregor (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

HMAS Stuart cheers ship for JS Kirisame during a Formation Foxtrot before completing Exercise Nichi Gou Trident off the south coast of Japan. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

HMAS Stuart cheers ship for JS Kirisame during a Formation Foxtrot before completing Exercise Nichi Gou Trident off the south coast of Japan.

HMAS Stuart has followed up on her successful participation in the Japanese International Fleet Review and port visit to Yokosuka, Japan, by participating in the bilateral Exercise NICHI GOU TRIDENT with five warships of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force.

Innovation assisting Armidales

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS James Whittle (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Luke Ireland of Attack Four, conducts damage control checks on board HMAS Larrakia. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Luke Ireland of Attack Four, conducts damage control checks on board HMAS Larrakia.

Two Armidale class patrol boat sailors have used an innovative technique to inspire and improve their crew’s performance at sea.