Navy personnel at the West Head Gunnery School in Victoria have been praised for their innovation to resolve an issue that could have arisen as the Royal Australian Navy’s shipbuilding program gathers pace.
A simple-to-use clamp, designed by the Defence Science and Technology Group in conjunction with Navy, provides one of the fastest methods available for the rapid repair of high pressure pipes.
Lodged at HMAS Penguin in Sydney, Navy’s Submarine and Underwater Medicine Unit has many roles providing healthcare for Australian Defence Force divers and training underwater medics.
Two Royal Australian Navy officers have spent the past five months improving their understanding of Indonesia’s language and culture as part of an exchange program with the Australian Defence Force Academy.
The tactical part-task trainer used by students at the Joint Helicopter School is just one of the synthetic training systems in use.
A little-known event that helped turn the tide of the Pacific War was quietly commemorated 75 years on in Albany on 20 June.
Australian Defence Force personnel were inspired to reach great heights competing in the ACT/Wagga Defence Interservice Basketball Competition at the Australian Defence Force Academy in late July.
More often thought of as what powers aircraft traversing the skies, the gas turbine is also what gives many Australian Navy ships their get up and go. For maintainers of those gas turbines, training is on the improve.
Personnel from Mine Warfare Team 16 and the Royal Australian Navy Hydrographic School took part in an Autonomous Underwater Vehicles training course recently.
When you’re a 25 year old ship, a little nip and tuck is required every so often to keep you looking good and performing at your best.