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Dive exercise builds skills in Sydney

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Australian Navy Clearance Divers and the United States Navy Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit prepare to dive as part of Exercise DUGONG 2016 held in Pittwater, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Australian Navy Clearance Divers and the United States Navy Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit prepare to dive as part of Exercise DUGONG 2016 held in Pittwater, Sydney.

Navy Divers from Australia and the United States are undertaking military training activities in Sydney to improve their skills and inter-operability as part of Exercise DUGONG 16.

Foreign navies descend on Sydney

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Chilean Navy tall ship Buque Escuela Esmeralda is welcomed into Sydney Harbour before berthing at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: Michelle Haywood)

Chilean Navy tall ship Buque Escuela Esmeralda is welcomed into Sydney Harbour before berthing at Garden Island, Sydney.

Six ships from four navies arrived at Garden Island, Sydney in early November, creating a buzz on the harbour.

Yarra visit strengthens Indonesian ties

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HMAS Yarra’s Navigator LEUT Amy Brauns hosts a guided Bridge tour during a three day visit to Makassar in Eastern Indonesia. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Yarra’s Navigator LEUT Amy Brauns hosts a guided Bridge tour during a three day visit to Makassar in Eastern Indonesia.

The crew of the Huon class minehunter HMAS Yarra has paid a rare port call to the Indonesian trade centre of Makassar.

Sea Sparrow success

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An Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) is launched from the Vertical Launch System of HMAS Melbourne off the coast of NSW. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

An Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) is launched from the Vertical Launch System of HMAS Melbourne off the coast of NSW.

HMAS Melbourne has launched an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile in a test off the east coast of Australia recently.

Navy members help to improve services on base

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The Pop-up Kiosk at HMAS Cerberus   (photo: UNKNOWN)

The Pop-up Kiosk at HMAS Cerberus

When it comes to improving services, one size won’t fit all for every base.

New Council is key to Navy's capability edge

Published on by LEUT John Cole (author), Unknown (photographer)

The Council, launched by Deputy Chief of Navy on 27 October will provide leadership as Navy’s peak decision-making body for guiding and monitoring the implementation of the Navy Diversity and Inclusion Strategy (2014-19).  (photo: Unknown)

The Council, launched by Deputy Chief of Navy on 27 October will provide leadership as Navy’s peak decision-making body for guiding and monitoring the implementation of the Navy Diversity and Inclusion Strategy (2014-19).

Navy’s drive to develop a modern and diverse workforce has accelerated with the launch of the Navy Diversity and Inclusion Council.

South Queensland celebrates Navy

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Navy Week, South Queensland, commenced in King George Square, Brisbane, with Beat to Quarters, Ceremonial Sunset and a reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Brisbane. (photo: James Goss)

Navy Week, South Queensland, commenced in King George Square, Brisbane, with Beat to Quarters, Ceremonial Sunset and a reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Brisbane.

South Queensland has celebrated the Royal Australian Navy’s footprint in the region with a calendar of events from Maroochydore to Currumbin.

Second World War ordnance disposal success

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Chief Petty Officer Clearance Diver Christian O'Neill prepares to conduct a check shot dive and environmental survey after demolition of the World War II sea mine in shallow water off the coast of Cooktown in Far North Queensland.   (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Chief Petty Officer Clearance Diver Christian O'Neill prepares to conduct a check shot dive and environmental survey after demolition of the World War II sea mine in shallow water off the coast of Cooktown in Far North Queensland.

Royal Australian Navy Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving specialists from HMAS Gascoyne have safely disposed of suspected Second World War ordnance in Far North Queensland.

Leading by example at Waterhen

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LSMT Justin Faint (second from right) and his team at the Diesel Maintenance Facility at HMAS Waterhen in Sydney. Working alongside private industry, this FSU has taken on harder and more complex tasks which has challenged sailors with invaluable hands-on technical experience.  (photo: Unknown)

LSMT Justin Faint (second from right) and his team at the Diesel Maintenance Facility at HMAS Waterhen in Sydney. Working alongside private industry, this FSU has taken on harder and more complex tasks which has challenged sailors with invaluable hands-on technical experience.

Innovation works best on a daily basis, according to Leading Seaman Marine Technician Justin Faint who features in a Navy engineering video, promoting technical mastery.

HMAS Farncomb visits the Apple Isle

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Lieutenant Kristy-Ann Youd and her family and friends pose for a picture after the Electronics
Warfare Officer took them on a personal tour of submarine HMAS Farncomb during a port visit
to Tasmania. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Kristy-Ann Youd and her family and friends pose for a picture after the Electronics Warfare Officer took them on a personal tour of submarine HMAS Farncomb during a port visit to Tasmania.

Family and friends had a chance to explore life onboard a submarine when Farncomb stopped off for a five day port visit during a recent south-east Australia deployment.