Navy personnel, emergency services and contractors respond to a crashex scenario near the HMAS Albatross airfield.
Albatross regularly conducts crash exercises, known as a ‘crashex’, around a range of emergency scenarios designed to ensure the ship’s company is ready to handle real incidents when they occur without notice.
Senior Sergeant Antony Ihu (left) from the Vanuatu Police and the OIC of the Bridge Training Facility Lieutenant Commander Ian Manson at the School of Navigation Warfare, HMAS Watson, Sydney.
Australia’s enduring ties with the Pacific have seen Navy play a leading role in improving the way we operate with our near neighbours, both across the region and closer to home.
August 01, 2019 by CMDR Simon Patching (author), Simon Ghesquiere (French Navy) (photographer), Jeremy Vacelet (French Navy) (photographer), Aurelie Pugnet (French Navy) (photographer)
Sub Lieutenant David Hamilton, wearing French Navy coveralls, works with sailors and officers in the French Navy LHD Tonnerre during his embed for the Jeanne d’Arc deployment.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Sub Lieutenant David Hamilton has returned to Australia after six months embedded with the French Navy.
Members of Deployable Geospatial Survey Team 3 depart HMAS Cairns with their fly-away survey kit mounted on a general purpose inflatable boat to commence survey operations in Trinity Inlet.
Three new specialist Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit teams have been declared mission-ready following an intense assessment exercise in Queensland.
Senior officers and officials of Timor-Leste’s military - Falantil Forcas Defesa de Timor Lorosae (F-FDTL) - and Defence Department previewed their future patrol boat during a recent visit to the Republic of Tuvalu’s new Guardian Class Patrol Boat Te Mataili II in Cairns.
Senior officers and officials of Timor-Leste’s military - the Falantil Forcas Defesa de Timor Lorosae (F-FDTL) - and Defence Department previewed their future patrol boat during a recent visit to the Republic of Tuvalu’s new Guardian Class Patrol Boat
Te Mataili II in Cairns.
Leading Seaman Hydrographic Survey Operator Geoffrey Pickering demonstrates knot tying to Timor-Leste Defence Force Naval Component personnel.
The crew of HMAS
Leeuwin have used their recent visit to Timor-Leste and survey of Dili Harbour to provide training to officers and sailors from the Timor-Leste Defence Force (F-FDTL) as they prepare to take on two new Guardian Class Patrol Boats.
Able Seaman Medic Carly Burke of HMAS Ararat, alongside HMAS Coonawarra, Darwin, NT.
A Darwin-based sailor has been branded a hero after she saved the life of four-day old baby, injuring herself in the process.
July 31, 2019 by ABIS Leo Baumgartner (author and photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer)
HMAS Canberra's Deputy Aviation Engineering Officer Lieutenant Nachiket Raje keeps watch during close quarters maneuvering during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.
It’s not every day that trainee aerospace engineering officers get to conduct on-the-job training onboard a Royal Australian Navy ship during a busy major exercise like TALISMAN SABRE.
Royal Australian Navy sailor Seaman Marine Technician Jack Everett demonstrates the equipment used in damage control to the crew members and their guests in HMAS Melbourne during a families cruise from Gladstone to Sydney.
It is easy to imagine after a number of months at sea a ship’s company would take their last day pretty easy. Not so for the crew of HMAS
Members of the ADF Diving School’s Initial Employment Trainee intake 005 with the Siebe Gorman diving pump and brass helmet they refurbished.
Initial Employment Trainee (IET) intake 005 posted to HMAS
Penguin in January 2019 in preparation for the Basic Clearance Diver Course.