HMA Ships Choules and Huon and French Navy Ship FS d’Entrecasteaux have conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) and flight training serials in the Pacific Ocean.
A flotilla of Royal Australian Navy small boats have joined their Vanuatu Police Maritime Wing colleagues and a colourful collection of commercial, private and government watercraft in a Seafarer’s Parade as part of the Vanuatu 40th Anniversary of Independence celebrations.
HMAS Canberra and its embarked aviation assets assisted in locating the three-person crew of a skiff that had been missing for nearly three days in Micronesia.
When Lieutenant Scott McKeen left Darwin to join the Royal Australian Navy in 2004, he knew just a handful of Indigenous sailors. Sixteen years later, he said he had seen an increase in numbers of Indigenous people in the Navy.
Australia, Japan and the United States have conducted a trilateral passage in the Philippine Sea en route to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii.
One of the things that sets the Navy apart from other employers is the sense of belonging that comes from a life in service. That connection is borne out of shared experiences and a fundamental tenet, that to get the best out of a team, a manager has to care about the members in it.
One of the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class submarines visited the Western Australian city of Geraldton in July, with one of the city’s natives at the helm.
HMAS Adelaide’s unique amphibious capability was challenged during her recent period at sea as a leak on a seawater pipeline threatened to impact on docking operations.
Upgrades to the Spherion B sonar processing systems in the Navy’s Anzac Class Frigates under SEA 1408 Phase 2 is almost complete, replacing the existing sonar processing system with the sovereign designed Broadband Sonar Advanced Processing System.
Family members watched proudly on Friday 17 July as HMAS Moreton hosted an induction of new officers into the Royal Australian Navy at a ceremony conducted on the banks of the Brisbane River.