Topic: HMAS Newcastle (F06)
July 19, 2017 by SBLT Samuel Penfold (author), LSCSO Troy Martin (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
David Morse presents the official bell-rope for Hobart, marking the 16th bell-rope that he has crafted for a naval ship.
A retired Royal Australian Navy sailor handed over his 16th bell-rope designed for a naval vessel at a ceremony held for future destroyer
Hobart’s provisional acceptance by Defence.
Leading Seaman Aircrew Karl Beyer is seen in HMAS Arunta's Helecopter (Predator) while on patrol in the Middle East Region.
Navy’s S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters have had a long history of supporting naval operations, and ‘Predator’ and its crew have not let that heritage down.
Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Isaac Janes on the gun direction platform of HMAS Newcastle.
Patrolling the high seas in a warship thousands of kilometres from home is the new reality for Leading Seaman Boastwains Mate Isaac Janes, who sailed for the Middle East region recently.
HMAS Newcastle's engineering department shave their heads to raise funds as part of the World's Greatest Shave.
It wasn’t your regular barber salon onboard HMAS
Newcastle when Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician McCann piped the call to the ship’s company to get their hair cut.
June 22, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
HMAS Waller leaves Diamantina Pier, HMAS Stirling, to take part in Exercise AUSINDEX 2017 off the west coast of Australia.
Australia and India have successfully completed a series of complex warfare scenarios during Exercise Australia-India (AUSINDEX) off the Western Australian coast.
June 21, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), SBLT Caitlin Fuller (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
HMAS Newcastle conduct officer of the watch manoeuvres with Indian Navy Ship INS Kamorta off the West Australian Exercise Areas (WAXA) as part of AUSINDEX.
Newcastle’s capabilities proved invaluable during a complex warfare scenario involving Indian Navy Ships Shivalik and Kamorta during the Australia-India Exercise (AUSINDEX) held off the Western Australian coast.
June 13, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)
(L-R) Senior Naval Officer Western Australia, Commodore Brett Dowsing, RANR and Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, Rear Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, on the wharf alongside Guided Missile Frigate, Indian Naval Ship Shivalik in the Port of Fremantle.
Three Indian warships sailed into Fremantle to participate in a week-long naval exercise off the Western Australian coast.
Ship's company line the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle on departure for Operation Manitou in the Middle East region.
Newcastle and her ship’s company of 230 have departed Garden Island, Sydney en route for her sixth deployment to the Middle East region.
ScanEagle is launched from the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
While she may be the last Australian guided missile frigate to deploy to Operation MANITOU, HMAS
Newcastle is the first to deploy on operations with an MH-60R helicopter and a ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial System.
Flight Commander, Lieutenant Commander Ian Homes, RAN, in the port hanger of HMAS Newcastle.
En route to the Middle East as part of the latest Royal Australian Navy crew to deploy for Operation MANITOU is one officer who feels very at home on his hometown’s namesake ship.