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Top-ups with the Indian Navy a success

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Success (centre) conducts a replenishment at sea dry hook up with Indian Navy Ships Ranvijay (left) and Sahyadri (right) during AUSINDEX 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Success (centre) conducts a replenishment at sea dry hook up with Indian Navy Ships Ranvijay (left) and Sahyadri (right) during AUSINDEX 2019.

HMAS Success completed two dual replenishment-at-sea evolutions with four Indian Navy ships as part of the maritime exercise AUSINDEX 2019.

Adelaide protecting Australia's national interests

Published on by LCDR Stephen Blume (author), LS Daniel Atkins (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide conducts surveillance in vicinity the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria. (photo: LS Daniel Atkins)

HMAS Adelaide conducts surveillance in vicinity the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria.

While en route to her namesake city in support of South Australia’s Navy Week celebrations, HMAS Adelaide has taken the opportunity to contribute to the Royal Australian Navy’s border surveillance efforts.

Sun sets on Brisbane’s first night in Brisbane

Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Steward Connie Whaipooti looks out over the Brisbane River from the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane, as the warship is berthed at Hamilton Wharf, Brisbane. (photo: )

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Steward Connie Whaipooti looks out over the Brisbane River from the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane, as the warship is berthed at Hamilton Wharf, Brisbane.

In a night steeped in Naval tradition, the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane was transformed as the Commanding Officer welcomed his guest of honour, the Governor of Queensland His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC onboard.

HMAS Brisbane arrives in Brisbane for first visit to namesake city

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), LEUT Danielle Brodie (photographer), ABMLS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

Members of ship's company of HMAS Brisbane (III) onboard during the first visit to her namesake city. (photo: LEUT Danielle Brodie)

Members of ship's company of HMAS Brisbane (III) onboard during the first visit to her namesake city.

Australia’s newest warship HMAS Brisbane (III), has arrived at her namesake city for the first time. During the five day visit, the ship will be involved in a number of events designed to maintain the special bond Navy enjoys with the residents of Brisbane.

Sirius sets out to support the fleet

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author and photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)

HMAS Sirius departs Sydney after completing a major refurbishment Fleet Base East. (photo: LEUT Anthony Martin)

HMAS Sirius departs Sydney after completing a major refurbishment Fleet Base East.

HMAS Sirius has departed Fleet Base East after a major refurbishment in the Captain Cook graving dock to satisfy Lloyds Register certification and inspection standards.

Hydrographic ships on-task overseas

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)

Navy Clearance Divers from HMAS Diamantina travel towards HMAS Leeuwin in a Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat while crossing the Bay of Bengal on the way to Sri Lanka. (photo: LSIS Kayla Jackson)

Navy Clearance Divers from HMAS Diamantina travel towards HMAS Leeuwin in a Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat while crossing the Bay of Bengal on the way to Sri Lanka.

When 19 year old Seaman Siobhan von Prott joined the Navy as a Hydrographic Systems Operator in 2018, she expected to spend much of her time at sea charting coastlines within Australian waters.

HMAS Brisbane integrates with Air Force Fifth Generation Fighters

Published on by LEUT Rory Tuit (author), AB Nicholas Raptis (photographer)

L-R: LEUT Joshua Woodward, LEUT Kyle Livingstone and LEUT Rory Tuit from Fleet Fighter Control Element onboard HMAS Brisbane for Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD 2019. (photo: AB Nicholas Raptis)

L-R: LEUT Joshua Woodward, LEUT Kyle Livingstone and LEUT Rory Tuit from Fleet Fighter Control Element onboard HMAS Brisbane for Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD 2019.

Her Majesty’s Australian Ships Brisbane and Melbourne have successfully integrated into Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Tier 1 air defence activity.

Navy duo honours family who served in WWI

Published on by LEUT Harley Slatter (author), SGT William Guthrie (photographer)

Navy Senior Chaplain Murray Lund looks at the grave marker where the First World War unknown Australian soldier was exhumed from the Adelaide War Cemetery outside Villers-Bretonneux, France. The soldier now rests in the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. (photo: SGT W. Guthrie)

Navy Senior Chaplain Murray Lund looks at the grave marker where the First World War unknown Australian soldier was exhumed from the Adelaide War Cemetery outside Villers-Bretonneux, France. The soldier now rests in the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

Ahead of Anzac Day commemorations, two Royal Australian Navy members revisited their family’s history of service on the Western Front, France, during World War I.

Following in great-grandfather's footsteps

Published on by FLTLT Chloe Stevenson (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Amanda May from Australia's Federation Guard holds a picture of her great-grandfather, Erskine Edward May who fought at Gallipoli. (photo: POIS Andrew Dakin)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Amanda May from Australia's Federation Guard holds a picture of her great-grandfather, Erskine Edward May who fought at Gallipoli.

Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Amanda May is the first military member in her family to return to Gallipoli since her great-grandfather fought there more than a century before.

History repeats as Commander Air position reinstated

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)

Commander Rick Neville at HMAS Albatross. (photo: )

Commander Rick Neville at HMAS Albatross.

Commander Rick Neville will soon find himself at the centre of a ‘back to the future’ moment as the Fleet Air Arm inscribes his name on the ‘Commander Air’ honour board at HMAS Albatross.