Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer)
Small Arms proficiency is a core skill of the weapon user categories in the Royal Australian Navy. It is also a key requirement for temporary weapons users such as those personnel assigned as Boarding Parties and undertaking Force Protection roles.
Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer), CPOA Colin McCallum (photographer)
It was a first for the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Air Arm when MH-60R helicopters from 816 Squadron dropped and recovered two Mk 54 Recoverable Exercise Torpedoes in the Eastern Australian Exercise Area.
Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy has proven its warfighting capability with devastating effect at Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), with HMAS Stuart successfully firing two harpoon missiles and coordinating the missile firings of three other ships during one of RIMPAC’s best-known serials, SINKEX.
Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)
HMAS Hobart has become the first Hobart Class guided missile destroyer to conduct a live fire at Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020, making it the most sophisticated and lethal warship ever operated by the Royal Australian Navy.
Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
HMAS Hobart (III) has become the first Hobart class Guided Missile Destroyer to fire a missile in Australian waters, firing an SM-2 Standard Missile in the East Australian Exercise Area against an unmanned target during trials off the coast of New South Wales, achieving excellent results.