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Navy people put best feet forward in Sydney's City2Surf

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer)

MIDN Ben Flood from the Australian Defence Force Academy rounds the final turn for the home stretch as he competes in the City to Bondi 2013 City2Surf fun run. (photo: LSIS Brenton Freind)

MIDN Ben Flood from the Australian Defence Force Academy rounds the final turn for the home stretch as he competes in the City to Bondi 2013 City2Surf fun run.

More than 60 personnel from the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) took on the 2013 City2Surf in Sydney on 11 August.

Navy snowsports performs at Perisher

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), PO Taneill Jager (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Kerrie Dickie is the first competitor to run the course in the skier cross competition during the Navy Alpine Snowsports 2013 Championships. (photo: PO Taneill Jager)

Chief Petty Officer Kerrie Dickie is the first competitor to run the course in the skier cross competition during the Navy Alpine Snowsports 2013 Championships.

Not even sleet, nor 80 kilometre winds, could keep the skier and boardercross competitions from getting underway on the first day of Navy Alpine Snowsports (NAS) Championships last week.

HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival is a model of participation

Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Competitors in the 50m freestyle event race during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at HMAS Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria. (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

Competitors in the 50m freestyle event race during the HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival held at HMAS Cerberus Sports and Aquatic Centre, Victoria.

The 2013 annual HMAS Cerberus Swimming Carnival was a huge success with approximately 200 swimmers competing to the enthusiastic encouragement of more than 600 spectators.

Final Jervis Division victors in Pixley Cup

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Joshua Armstrong (author), LEUT Kasey Cox (photographer)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey directs Phillip, Jervis and Flinders Divisions of New Entry Officers’ Course 49 during the Pixley Cup.         (photo: LEUT Kasey Cox)

Leading Seaman Physical Training Instructor Justin Bailey directs Phillip, Jervis and Flinders Divisions of New Entry Officers’ Course 49 during the Pixley Cup.

One week in the Navy culminated in victory for the members of Jervis Division, New Entry Officers’ Course (NEOC) 49, as the team snatched the honours in the historic Pixley Cup.

Australian Clearance Diving Team One demonstrates Maritime Counter Terrorism-Explosive Ordnance Disposal skills

Published on by LEUT Ryan Kelly (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

CPOCD Darren Smith (right) from Australian Clearance Diving Team One shows Commander Australian Fleet, RADM Tim Barrett AM, CSC, RAN some of the equipment the Clearance Divers use on missions. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

CPOCD Darren Smith (right) from Australian Clearance Diving Team One shows Commander Australian Fleet, RADM Tim Barrett AM, CSC, RAN some of the equipment the Clearance Divers use on missions.

Australian Clearance Diving Team One (AUSCDT ONE) recently showcased their newly developed Maritime Counter Terrorism-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (MCT-EOD) capability to Fleet Command.

Mine Hunter Coastal visits Pacific communities

Published on by LCDR Aaron Cox (author)

Gascoyne's Ship's Company smiles for the camera. (photo: )

Gascoyne's Ship's Company smiles for the camera.

HMAS Gascoyne has continued her South West Pacific deployment, sailing into Port Vila in Vanuatu.

RMI 2 capability upgrade welcomed by squadron

Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

(L-R) Sub Lieutenant Dan Cochrane RAN, Lieutenant Sash Zorin RAN, Lieutenant Commander Steve Hancock RAN and Leading Seaman Aircrewman Ben Webb with the Bell 429 helicopter. (photo: ABIS Sarah Williams)

(L-R) Sub Lieutenant Dan Cochrane RAN, Lieutenant Sash Zorin RAN, Lieutenant Commander Steve Hancock RAN and Leading Seaman Aircrewman Ben Webb with the Bell 429 helicopter.

The recent announcement that the Bell 429 helicopters operated under Navy’s Retention and Motivation Initiative 2 (RMI 2) have had a capability upgrade was welcomed by 723 Squadron.

Seahawk Tiger 80 set for TALISMAN SABRE

Published on by LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Seahawk Helicopter 'Tiger 80', currently embarked on HMAS Perth, flies past the Spanish combat support ship ESPS Cantabria after launching to conduct night flying operations as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Royal Australian Navy Seahawk Helicopter 'Tiger 80', currently embarked on HMAS Perth, flies past the Spanish combat support ship ESPS Cantabria after launching to conduct night flying operations as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013.

A Seahawk and its crew from 816 Squadron have been specially detached to HMAS Perth for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE in the waters off Central Queensland.

Cantabria's support during TALISMAN SABRE 2013

This article has photo gallery Published on by Lt. Indalecio Núñez (author)

USS Momsen alongside ESPS Cantabria conducting RAS operations in the Coral Sea. (photo: Unknown)

USS Momsen alongside ESPS Cantabria conducting RAS operations in the Coral Sea.

The Spanish Combat Support Ship ESPS Cantabria, deployed to Australia since February, is currently in the Coral Sea participating in Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 13 providing logistic support to United States Navy and Royal Australian Navy ships.

Exercise TALISMAN SABRE fleet prepares for battle

Published on by LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Ship's company from Royal Australian Navy Anzac class frigate HMAS Perth keep watch from the gun directional platform during an air defence exercise held during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Ship's company from Royal Australian Navy Anzac class frigate HMAS Perth keep watch from the gun directional platform during an air defence exercise held during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013.

Following aggression by the fictional island nation ‘Kamaria’, Australia and the United States have been called upon to form a combined force to restore peace and security to the region.