On a frosty and unseasonably sunny Galician morning, the crew of Spanish Armada ship F-105 ESPS Cristóbal Colón, embarked with a detachment of five Royal Australian Navy personnel, departed the historic Naval station of Ferrol, bound for Australia.
In today’s world, where almost everything is connected to a computer network, the opportunity for crime and espionage to flourish is more prevalent than ever and the Australian Defence Force has paired with experts to ensure personnel are prepared.
For the first time since her since her Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade in 2014, HMAS Anzac has successfully completed an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile firing against an airborne target.
HMAS Arunta visited Bahrain for her first port visit after commencing operations in the Middle East honing their skills for future patrols.
For the third consecutive year, an instructor from the Royal Australian Navy School of Survivability and Ship Safety Training Facility - South, at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria, has been awarded the Bradley Meek Perpetual Shield.
Wollongong nurse Angus Thompson ditched his usual intensive care nursing uniform for a camouflage outfit last year, as he finalised his Navy Reserve Officer training onboard the Navy frigate, HMAS Anzac on a trip across the top of Australia.
Royal Australian Navy landing ship, HMAS Choules recently gave some junior officers their first taste of life at sea, hosting initial trainees from the Royal Australian Naval College.
Eleven Indigenous young men and women graduated from Navy Recruit training in one hit on 13 October in front of family, friends and the Chief of Navy.
Royal Australian Navy officers were amongst the first to graduate from the new AEGIS combat systems course delivered at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site in Moorestown, New Jersey after completing a thorough and rigorous two months of training.
A number of Navy sailors are having the time of their lives this year in a ‘try before you buy’ scheme allowing young Australians to experience life in uniform.