Topic: Training

Aero-engineer skills up overseas

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail is presented with a plaque by United States Navy Commander Clark Childers. (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail is presented with a plaque by United States Navy Commander Clark Childers.

In December last year, Australian Navy Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail graduated as a Flight Test Engineer from the United Kingdom’s Empire Test Pilot School in Boscombe Down.

Initiative brings rewards in Navy Safety Awards

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)

A team from Training Authority - Submarines (TA-SM), from left, Training Systems Development Consultant Mr Keith Robinson; Director TA-SM, CMDR Dylan Findlater, RAN; Training Manager TA-SM, CMDR Gavin Reeves, RAN; Platform Systems Training Equipment Manager, Mr Brian Graves; and Platform Instructor Auxiliaries/Weapons, Mr Anthony Masters, were awarded the Category Three Navy Safety Award for the Submerged Signal Ejector Training Rig. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

A team from Training Authority - Submarines (TA-SM), from left, Training Systems Development Consultant Mr Keith Robinson; Director TA-SM, CMDR Dylan Findlater, RAN; Training Manager TA-SM, CMDR Gavin Reeves, RAN; Platform Systems Training Equipment Manager, Mr Brian Graves; and Platform Instructor Auxiliaries/Weapons, Mr Anthony Masters, were awarded the Category Three Navy Safety Award for the Submerged Signal Ejector Training Rig.

Training Authority - Submarines was recently recognised in the 2016 Navy Safety Awards.

Supporting amphibious development from ashore

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author)

Brisbane Navy base HMAS Moreton recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course. (photo: Unknown)

Brisbane Navy base HMAS Moreton recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course.

Brisbane Navy base HMAS Moreton recently hosted 60 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon personnel for a three-week intensive Advanced Small-Craft Operations Course. 

Armada ship sailing for Australian waters

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Christopher Thornton (author)

Commanding Officer ESPS Cristóbal Colón, Commander Ignacio Cuartero Lorenzo welcomes the Royal Australian Navy Detachment onboard. From left: LSCIS Tim Lawler, CPOMT Shane Smith, LEUT Chris Thornton, POMT Ben Smith, LCDR Ben Wellfare and CMDR Ignacio Cuartero. (photo: Unknown)

Commanding Officer ESPS Cristóbal Colón, Commander Ignacio Cuartero Lorenzo welcomes the Royal Australian Navy Detachment onboard. From left: LSCIS Tim Lawler, CPOMT Shane Smith, LEUT Chris Thornton, POMT Ben Smith, LCDR Ben Wellfare and CMDR Ignacio Cuartero.

On a frosty and unseasonably sunny Galician morning, the crew of Spanish Armada ship F-105 ESPS Cristóbal Colón, embarked with a detachment of five Royal Australian Navy personnel, departed the historic Naval station of Ferrol, bound for Australia.

Taking on the cyber threat

Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author), CPL Nunu Campos (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Morgan Fitzpatrick, from Defence Strategic Communication, participates in Cyberspace Operations Training at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. (photo: CPL Nunu Campos)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Leading Seaman Morgan Fitzpatrick, from Defence Strategic Communication, participates in Cyberspace Operations Training at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra.

In today’s world, where almost everything is connected to a computer network, the opportunity for crime and espionage to flourish is more prevalent than ever and the Australian Defence Force has paired with experts to ensure personnel are prepared.

Anzac finishes year with a bang

Published on by LCDR Ronald Trigg (author), SBLT Adam Klyne (author)

The Vertical Launch System of HMAS Anzac fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile during a training exercise. (photo: Unknown)

The Vertical Launch System of HMAS Anzac fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile during a training exercise.

For the first time since her since her Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade in 2014, HMAS Anzac has successfully completed an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile firing against an airborne target.

Arunta boarding training with the US Coast Guard

This article has photo gallery Published on by Lieutenant Owen Grylls (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett is taken through a boarding exercise by Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Christopher Lindeman at the US Coast Guard Patrol Forces South West Asia Training Facility in Bahrain. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett is taken through a boarding exercise by Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Christopher Lindeman at the US Coast Guard Patrol Forces South West Asia Training Facility in Bahrain.

HMAS Arunta visited Bahrain for her first port visit after commencing operations in the Middle East honing their skills for future patrols.

Instructor honoured with Damage Control Shield

Published on by POMT Andrew McDonald (author)

The Bradley Meek Perpetual Shield, awarded to the ‘Most Outstanding Combat Survivability Instructor in the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety organisation’. (photo: LAC Owen King)

The Bradley Meek Perpetual Shield, awarded to the ‘Most Outstanding Combat Survivability Instructor in the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety organisation’.

For the third consecutive year, an instructor from the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety Training Facility - South, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria, has been awarded the Bradley Meek Perpetual Shield.

Nurse switches coasts and uniforms

Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), CMDR Chloe Griggs (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Nursing Officer, Lieutenant Angus Thompson experiences life at sea in the sickbay of HMAS Anzac during Phase 4 of the Reserve Entry Officers' Course. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Nursing Officer, Lieutenant Angus Thompson experiences life at sea in the sickbay of HMAS Anzac during Phase 4 of the Reserve Entry Officers' Course.

Wollongong nurse Angus Thompson ditched his usual intensive care nursing uniform for a camouflage outfit last year, as he finalised his Navy Reserve Officer training onboard the Navy frigate, HMAS Anzac on a trip across the top of Australia.

Choules gives Navy’s newest officers experience at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Loretta Houlahan (author), MIDN Nathan Rose (photographer)

Midshipmen Bethlyn Aknonero and Benjamin Montgomery on the bridge of HMAS Choules. (photo: LEUT McDonald)

Midshipmen Bethlyn Aknonero and Benjamin Montgomery on the bridge of HMAS Choules.

Royal Australian Navy landing ship, HMAS Choules recently gave some junior officers their first taste of life at sea, hosting initial trainees from the Royal Australian Naval College.