May 17, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS James McDougall (photographer)
ADF Gap Year Students in front of the Helicopter Crash-on-Deck Simulator at School of Survivability and Ships Safety - West on HMAS Stirling.
Australian Defence Force Gap Year sailors gained vital experience while onboard Western Australian base, HMAS
Stirling as part of the 12 month ‘try before you buy’ program.
Royal Australian Navy seaman Lisa Norrie, from Communication and Information Systems, is seen working on a terminal within Headquarters Integrated Area Defence System, at Royal Military Air Force base Butterworth in Penang, Malaysia.
Defence assets from nations across the globe have converged on Malaysia for a multi-lateral exercise helping countries work closer together for regional stability.
Beecroft Weapons Range staff during a transfer of command ceremony at the Beecroft Weapons Range visitor centre.
Management of the Beecroft Weapons Range, on the northern shore of Jervis Bay, south of Sydney, has been transferred from Navy to the Defence Estate and Infrastructure Group.
April 23, 2017 by AWD Alliance (author), SGT Rodney Welch (photographer), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer)
AWD Alliance staff sign the Command Team Trainer for the Royal Australian Navy Air Warfare Destroyer to Navy with Commodore Craig Bourke, RAN.
The project to supply new destroyers for the Royal Australian Navy continues in earnest with the delivery of the Hobart Class Command Team Trainer and the Aegis block of the future HMAS
Sydney (V) now in position.
CO HMAS Parramatta, CMDR Simon Howard, CSC, RAN keeps an eye on the situation as the crew of HMAS Parramatta runs through multi-unit warfare simulations conducted out of Systems Training School, HMAS Watson.
In a collaborative project with Australian industry, the Royal Australian Navy is extending its use of simulation to electronic warfare training.
Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Ballarat and Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy (PLA-N) Jiangkai II class frigate 'Huangshan', conduct exercises on completion of HMAS Ballarat's port visit to Zhanjiang, China.
Ballarat has taken part in a range of maritime exercises with People’s Liberation Army – Navy vessel Huangshan following a successful visit to the People’s Republic of China.
HMAS Darwin conducts a replenishment at sea with HMAS Success, during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 17.
The Royal Australian Navy works hard at protecting the seaborne trade on which Australia depends for its livelihood and wellbeing - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
ABMT Dylan Riebe (standing) advises SMNMT Matthew Bakker as he takes action to rectify a simulated ship system fault, during Engineering Casualty Control Drills conducted in the secondary control room of HMAS Adelaide, while underway at sea.
Marine technicians onboard amphibious ship HMAS
Adelaide are trading the classroom for a more hands-on training system, giving them a more realistic experience of the ship’s working environment.
Lance Corporal Andrew Smith (from left), Royal Australian Air Force Corporal Brian Wilson and Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Patrick Birch conduct weapon maintenance and technical inspection onboard HMAS Arunta.
Navy’s deployed ship in the Middle East, HMAS
Arunta, has had its small arms weapons inspected, serviced and certified during a recent port visit.
(Front row from left) Able Seaman Marine Technician Raymond Pezzutti, Leading Seaman Electronic Warfare David Newton, Able Seaman Renee Kennedy, Maritime Operational Support Group, Bahrain, and Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Daniel Carr.
Arunta sailors deployed as part of Operation MANITOU have represented Australia at the second Enlisted Leadership Development Program at Naval Support Activity in Bahrain.