Topic: Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS)
Being part of a highly-specialised team is one of the things Able Seaman Hydrographic Systems Operator Nicholas Jackson appreciates most about his role with the Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) Flight.
For 25 years a Navy fixed-wing unit has been a quiet achiever contributing to the maintenance of nautical charts and safe navigation in Australian coastal and territorial waters.
The Royal Australian Navy has been engaging in a world first as part of a 10-week maritime survey mission in waters off South Australia.
Navy’s Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) Flight has deployed to Tasmania to survey coastal waters from King Island to Launceston.
The Royal Australian Navy Laser Airborne Depth Sounder Flight has deployed to assist in disaster relief efforts off the South Island of New Zealand.
Navy has some seriously high flying quiet achievers, especially the sailors and officers of the Laser Airborne Depth Sounder Flight, based out of Cairns.
The Royal Australian Navy's Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) Flight has completed a successful deployment to Alotau, Papua New Guinea (PNG). During the deployment, LADS flew aerial hydrographic surveys of the Conflict Group atoll, Deboyne Islands and Bougainville.