Topic: Training

Young Endeavour completes circumnavigation of Australia

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABCSO(U) Tara Byrne (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Training Ship Young Endeavour returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after completing a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia. (photo: ABCSO(U) TARA BYRNE)

Training Ship Young Endeavour returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after completing a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia.

The Royal Australian Navy-operated Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour returned to Sydney recently after a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia.

Training the aviation trainers

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author)

Trainee instructors at the Helicopter Aircrew Training System, from left, Warrant Officer Class 2 Joseph Laycock; Major Anton Leshinskas; Captain Anthony Erwin; Major David Oddy; Captain Adrian Ludman; and Lieutenant Commander Michael Robertson. (photo: Unknown)

Trainee instructors at the Helicopter Aircrew Training System, from left, Warrant Officer Class 2 Joseph Laycock; Major Anton Leshinskas; Captain Anthony Erwin; Major David Oddy; Captain Adrian Ludman; and Lieutenant Commander Michael Robertson.

The Royal Australian Navy and Army Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross is a step closer to lift off with the first group of instructors beginning their training at the multi-million-dollar facility.

Armoured vehicles put to the test on Canberra

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer)

A Rheinmetall Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle prior to being loaded onto the heavy vehicle deck of HMAS Canberra during a series of trials at Fleet Base East in Sydney on 6 December 2016. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

A Rheinmetall Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle prior to being loaded onto the heavy vehicle deck of HMAS Canberra during a series of trials at Fleet Base East in Sydney on 6 December 2016.

HMAS Canberra was introduced to the next generation of armoured fighting vehicles late last year, as part of Project Land 400 phase two trials.

Aviation world farewells regular

Published on by LEUT Bentley Hon (author)

After a 20 year career in the APS, 17 of which were at Training Authority - Aviation, Mrs Frances Johnson has decided to retire from the Australian Public Service. (photo: Unknown)

After a 20 year career in the APS, 17 of which were at Training Authority - Aviation, Mrs Frances Johnson has decided to retire from the Australian Public Service.

The bustling reception area at Training Authority - Aviation headquarters will not be the same without the very familiar face of office mainstay Mrs Frances Johnson.

Aero-engineer skills up overseas

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail is presented with a plaque by United States Navy Commander Clark Childers. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail is presented with a plaque by United States Navy Commander Clark Childers.

In December last year, Australian Navy Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail graduated as a Flight Test Engineer from the United Kingdom’s Empire Test Pilot School in Boscombe Down.

Initiative brings rewards in Navy Safety Awards

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

A team from Training Authority - Submarines (TA-SM), from left, Training Systems Development Consultant Mr Keith Robinson; Director TA-SM, CMDR Dylan Findlater, RAN; Training Manager TA-SM, CMDR Gavin Reeves, RAN; Platform Systems Training Equipment Manager, Mr Brian Graves; and Platform Instructor Auxiliaries/Weapons, Mr Anthony Masters, were awarded the Category Three Navy Safety Award for the Submerged Signal Ejector Training Rig. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

A team from Training Authority - Submarines (TA-SM), from left, Training Systems Development Consultant Mr Keith Robinson; Director TA-SM, CMDR Dylan Findlater, RAN; Training Manager TA-SM, CMDR Gavin Reeves, RAN; Platform Systems Training Equipment Manager, Mr Brian Graves; and Platform Instructor Auxiliaries/Weapons, Mr Anthony Masters, were awarded the Category Three Navy Safety Award for the Submerged Signal Ejector Training Rig.

Training Authority - Submarines was recently recognised in the 2016 Navy Safety Awards.

Supporting amphibious development from ashore

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author)

Brisbane Navy base HMAS Moreton recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course. (photo: Unknown)

Brisbane Navy base HMAS Moreton recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course.

Brisbane Navy base HMAS Moreton recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course. 

Armada ship sailing for Australian waters

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Christopher Thornton (author)

Commanding Officer ESPS Cristóbal Colón, Commander Ignacio Cuartero Lorenzo welcomes the Royal Australian Navy Detachment onboard. From left: LSCIS Tim Lawler, CPOMT Shane Smith, LEUT Chris Thornton, POMT Ben Smith, LCDR Ben Wellfare and CMDR Ignacio Cuartero. (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer ESPS Cristóbal Colón, Commander Ignacio Cuartero Lorenzo welcomes the Royal Australian Navy Detachment onboard. From left: LSCIS Tim Lawler, CPOMT Shane Smith, LEUT Chris Thornton, POMT Ben Smith, LCDR Ben Wellfare and CMDR Ignacio Cuartero.

On a frosty and unseasonably sunny Galician morning, the crew of Spanish Armada ship F-105 ESPS Cristóbal Colón, embarked with a detachment of five Royal Australian Navy personnel, departed the historic Naval station of Ferrol, bound for Australia.

Taking on the cyber threat

Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author), CPL Nunu Campos (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Morgan Fitzpatrick, from Defence Strategic Communication, participates in Cyberspace Operations Training at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. (photo: CPL Nunu Campos)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Morgan Fitzpatrick, from Defence Strategic Communication, participates in Cyberspace Operations Training at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra.

In today’s world, where almost everything is connected to a computer network, the opportunity for crime and espionage to flourish is more prevalent than ever and the Australian Defence Force has paired with experts to ensure personnel are prepared.

Anzac finishes year with a bang

Published on by LCDR Ronald Trigg (author), SBLT Adam Klyne (author)

The Vertical Launch System of HMAS Anzac fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile during a training exercise. (photo: Unknown)

The Vertical Launch System of HMAS Anzac fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile during a training exercise.

For the first time since her since her Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade in 2014, HMAS Anzac has successfully completed an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile firing against an airborne target.