Published on September 03, 2013 by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), LSIS Dove Smithett (author)
Two Bell 429 helicopters from 723SQN and three Seahawk helicopters from 816SQN provided a fly past as the graduating recruits of General Entry 314 Shipp Division salute the Reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, RADM Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN.
Family members of Noel Shipp, the namesake of the newest Division at Recruit School in HMAS
Cerberus, were guests of honour at the first graduation on 30 August 2013.
Soaked through from completing a flood stopping exercise are, back L-R, LS Simone Van Dam, LS Ian Weeden, PO Andrew Armstrong and AB Krystopher Haynes, front L-R, AB Craig Smith, Adam Gilchrist, AB Daniel Stubbs and PO Nickolas Skow.
Creswell hosts over 200 visiting groups a year, but a recent arrival generated more than passing interest from ship’s company.
An ESSM is fired from HMAS Perth at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii as part of the final Operational Acceptance Trial for the Australian designed Phased Array Radar and Combat Management System upgrades to the Anzac Class Frigate ASMD system.
The Royal Australian Navy and the Defence Materiel Organisation have recently completed the final Operational Acceptance Trial for the Australian-designed Phased Array Radar and Combat Management System upgrades to the Anzac Class frigate Anti-Ship Missile Defence system.
Sub Lieutenant Daniel Camparini in training for his Bridge Warfare Certificate Phase IV in Bridge Alpha, Full Mission Simulator at HMAS Watson in Sydney.
Last year Navy took the bold step of embracing simulation in an area that many thought was ‘a sacred cow’. The decision to award the Bridge Warfare Certificate (BWC) using simulation ashore represented an enormous shift in the way that Navy trained Junior Warfare Application Course officers.
HMAS Perth's Standing Sea Fire and Emergency Party conduct training in the recovery of casualties from lower decks by using a fire hose as a lifting strop.
They have already passed a rigorous evaluation and proved themselves in an international exercise but the training never ends for the ship’s company of the Anzac class frigate HMAS
LS Combat Systems Operator Dominic Buzzell, from Sea Training Group's Fleet Air Safety Cell, observes a simulated attack against HMAS Ballarat from inside the Operations Room during the Ship's Unit Readiness Evaluation.
Tough love, long hours and relentless travel may be what characterises a posting to the Sea Training Group, but so too does passion, patience, adaptability and subject matter expertise, as was observed during HMAS
Ballarat’s Unit Readiness Evaluation, from 29 to 30 July.
Commander Individual Training (CIT), CMDR Marc Pavillard RAN, (right) discusses the current status of the training pipeline with the new incoming CIT Commander Andrew Fraser, RAN, at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney.
The ‘sea training backlog’ has been reduced by 70 per cent since 2011 through the improved control of the training pipeline according to the figures in Training Force.
August 30, 2013 by LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)
Graduating recruits of General Entry 314 Shipp Division salute the Reviewing Officer for the Graduation Parade, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN.
Today, for the first time in history, the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School graduated a recruit division which was named after a sailor.
LEUT Adrian Winsor (left) and LEUT Luke Edwards in HMAS Sydney's sickbay.
Close observers would have been surprised by the embarrassment of riches in HMAS
Sydney’s sickbay when the Australian warship was leaving Cairns last Monday.
Published on August 19, 2013 by SBLT Bianca Wise and LCDR Ken Bailes (author), ABIS Jesse Rhynard (photographer)
Principal Warfare Officers under training are supported by HMAS Toowoomba Combat Systems Operator Sailors in the Anzac Class FFH Operations Room, in the Ritchie Building, HMAS Watson.
Principal Warfare Officer’s (PWO) Course 50 students will be the first to graduate with one of three new warfare specialisations.