Topic: Science, Technology & Innovation

Sleeping submariners innovative support structure

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author)

Prototype of the Submarine Accommodation Capsules (SAC) that can be stored in similar fashion as torpedos ready for trials. (photo: Unknown)

Prototype of the Submarine Accommodation Capsules (SAC) that can be stored in similar fashion as torpedos ready for trials.

A group of Royal Australian Navy submariners have developed an innovative solution to providing temporary accommodation onboard submarines.

Swapping binoculars for microscope

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author and photographer)

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. (photo: LEUT Danielle Brodie)

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.

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.

Antarctic Adventure for Two Navy Officers

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Commanders Rebecca Jeffcoat and Jo Haynes prior to an area familiarisation flight on the Basler BT-67 aircraft. (photo: )

Commanders Rebecca Jeffcoat and Jo Haynes prior to an area familiarisation flight on the Basler BT-67 aircraft.

Penguins, seals, icebergs, blizzards and a celebrity visit are routine encounters for two Royal Australian Navy officers deployed to Casey Research Station, Antarctica.

Innovation empowers safety culture

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Justin Brown (photographer)

Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, outlines the Fleet Air Arm innovation strategy though a Shark Tank style forum at HMAS Albatross. (photo: LSIS Justin Brown)

Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, outlines the Fleet Air Arm innovation strategy though a Shark Tank style forum at HMAS Albatross.

In November, HMAS Albatross will play host to the final of a series of forums designed to harness the creativity of Navy aviation personnel.

Take note – Navy trial underway

Published on by CMDR Chloe Griggs (author), LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer)

Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company using the new Navy notebooks. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company using the new Navy notebooks.

Navy’s sailors and officers have a new and improved war-fighting tool in the form of the humble pocket notebook with important information at the fingertips, saving time and effort.

Challenge to innovate arrives in Sydney

This article has photo gallery Published on by Miss Sophie Pearse (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN (right), with Don Moloney at the Official Opening of the Fleet Base East Centre for Innovation. (photo: ABIS Bonny Gassner)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Timothy Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN (right), with Don Moloney at the Official Opening of the Fleet Base East Centre for Innovation.

Sydney’s Fleet Base East is now home to Navy’s very own innovation hub.

New headphones music to the ears

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

Officer of the Watch Lieutenant Robert McRae wears the new Bluetooth wireless headset on the bridge of HMAS Newcastle. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Officer of the Watch Lieutenant Robert McRae wears the new Bluetooth wireless headset on the bridge of HMAS Newcastle.

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.

Workshops to breed innovation across Navy

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), Unknown (photographer)

First New Generation Navy 'innovate and challenge' workshop held at HMAS Penguin. (photo: Unknown)

First New Generation Navy 'innovate and challenge' workshop held at HMAS Penguin.

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.

Innovation reaps rewards for Stirling and the fleet

This article has a video attachmentPublished on by CMDR Nick Watson (author), LEUT Todd Austin (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)

Armoury personnel outside the HMAS Stirling Gunnery Department which they have worked to re-energise as part of Chief of Navy's Plan Pelorus Campaign.  (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Armoury personnel outside the HMAS Stirling Gunnery Department which they have worked to re-energise as part of Chief of Navy's Plan Pelorus Campaign.

HMAS Stirling is leading the charge with innovative ideas and techniques to help motivate the workforce and provide better support to the fleet.

Innovation core to Navy business

Published on by LEUT Todd Austin (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Plan Pelorus round table discussion in the conference room of the Command Building at HMAS Stirling. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Plan Pelorus round table discussion in the conference room of the Command Building at HMAS Stirling.

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.