Topic: Science, Technology & Innovation
Sydney’s Fleet Base East is now home to Navy’s very own innovation hub.
Bluetooth headsets could soon be introduced onto the bridges of Australian frigates thanks to the enterprise and innovation of two young engineers onboard HMAS Newcastle.
Navy’s renewed focus on innovation shifted up a gear when HMAS Penguin in Sydney hosted the first of many workshops to give Navy people the practical skills to come up with innovative ideas and new ways of thinking.
HMAS Stirling is leading the charge with innovative ideas and techniques to help motivate the workforce and provide better support to the fleet.
As part of a recent trip to HMAS Stirling, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett held a roundtable discussion on innovation with sailors and officers.
Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) scientist Dragana Calic admits that watching six tonnes of hashish being hauled onto a deck of an Australian warship made for an interesting day in the office.
More than 99 years after it was scuttled in the First World War, a project to record, preserve and tell the story of the wreck of Australian submarine AE2, laying at the bottom of Turkey’s Sea of Marmara, is underway.
A decade long project involving the Royal Australian Navy, CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has delivered an Australian first and world class ocean forecasting system.
A book covering the development of an Australian innovation that has contributed significantly to Naval ship protection has been launched by Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert MP.