Australian Defence Force personnel were inspired to reach great heights competing in the ACT/Wagga Defence Interservice Basketball Competition at the Australian Defence Force Academy in late July.
More often thought of as what powers aircraft traversing the skies, the gas turbine is also what gives many Australian Navy ships their get up and go. For maintainers of those gas turbines, training is on the improve.
Personnel from Mine Warfare Team 16 and the Royal Australian Navy Hydrographic School took part in an Autonomous Underwater Vehicles training course recently.
When you’re a 25 year old ship, a little nip and tuck is required every so often to keep you looking good and performing at your best.
Navy and industry partners have been working together in the Maritime Simulation Centre at the Australian Maritime College based at the University of Tasmania.
Royal Australian Navy personnel have taken part in Experiment Sky Kraken, a study to monitor team interactions during Aerial System operations.
Navy has carried on a tradition that was started in 1915 by naming the latest Naval College sail training yacht Franklin III.
Australia’s new multirole aviation training vessel MV Sycamore has recently arrived in Sydney.
For most, milestones are easy to recognise: a birthday here, an anniversary there, but aircrew mark their growing experience by meticulously logging hours flown, with appropriate accolades from friends and colleagues as the total number soars.
The aircraft set to train Australian Defence Force aviators is an impressive piece of kit.