Topic: Science, Technology & Innovation
The Defence Innovation Hub has worked closely with Navy in the Top End to test an exciting system designed for use in the maritime environment.
For Leading Seaman Brad Watson and Able Seaman Ben Price, recent advice that ‘portable breathing apparatus rigs are now cleared for release and ready for collection’, represented the realisation of a concept they developed to improve the way Navy does business when using harmful chemicals.
A resourceful team at HMAS Cerberus has put their ingenuity to the test in making a remotely operated, land-based drone for use in emergencies on-base.
The term underwater warfare conjures images of submarines launching torpedoes as destroyers drop deadly depth charges. But there’s another intractable and silent battle being waged beneath the waves. While not as potentially lethal for ships and crews, the attacks are relentless and costly – both for the Navy and for Australia’s marine environment.
A joint Australian/US innovation event that discussed and explored current and future submarine technology was recently held at HMAS Stirling.
A group of Royal Australian Navy submariners have developed an innovative solution to providing temporary accommodation onboard submarines.
Lieutenant Luke Le Grand has become Navy’s first ever Scientific Research Officer, posted to the Army led Australian Defence Force Malaria and Infectious Disease Institute at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane - a world-recognised centre for malaria research and training.
Penguins, seals, icebergs, blizzards and a celebrity visit are routine encounters for two Royal Australian Navy officers deployed to Casey Research Station, Antarctica.
In November, HMAS Albatross will play host to the final of a series of forums designed to harness the creativity of Navy aviation personnel.