Topic: Navy Engineering

Using the force

Published on by PO Ann-Maree Anderson (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Petty Officer Ann-Maree Anderson views the Technet website on Forcenet. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Petty Officer Ann-Maree Anderson views the Technet website on Forcenet.

The Navy engineering community is connecting across the fleet through a secure online portal to encourage innovation and discussion.

Sydney's Marine Technicians awarded for excellence

Published on by SBLT Bianca Wise (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Navy Engineering Challenge Manager Captain Mick Finlayson RAN (centre), awards a full set of tools to each member of the the winning team of the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge Marine Technician category at Fleet Support Unit, HMAS Kuttabul. L-R: Petty Officer Scott Giffin, Leading Seaman Jamie Wright, Able Seaman Ashley Davidson and Able Seaman Dean Saffrett. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

Navy Engineering Challenge Manager Captain Mick Finlayson RAN (centre), awards a full set of tools to each member of the the winning team of the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge Marine Technician category at Fleet Support Unit, HMAS Kuttabul. L-R: Petty Officer Scott Giffin, Leading Seaman Jamie Wright, Able Seaman Ashley Davidson and Able Seaman Dean Saffrett.

The Marine Technician Champions of the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge were awarded their prize last week, during a presentation at Fleet Support Unit - South East.

The 2013 Technical Champions of the Navy

Published on by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Nathan Edwards races the clock to assemble the wing of a Kalkara unmanned Aerial Vehicle during the Royal Australian Navy Engineering Challenge held at the RAN Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Aviation Technician Aircraft Nathan Edwards races the clock to assemble the wing of a Kalkara unmanned Aerial Vehicle during the Royal Australian Navy Engineering Challenge held at the RAN Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney.

Some very talented Royal Australian Navy sailors showcased their extreme technical skills at the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge finals at Garden Island, Sydney this week.

Canberra Vikings quietly confident in regional race

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), POET Luke Porter (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronic Technician Marcus Hinkley from NUSHIP Canberra fine tuning the fire control system that the team built to compete in the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge. (photo: POET Luke Porter)

Able Seaman Electronic Technician Marcus Hinkley from NUSHIP Canberra fine tuning the fire control system that the team built to compete in the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge.

NUSHIP Canberra’s team of electronic technicians have submitted their fire control system, built from scratch, for judging as part of the Fleet Base East regional Navy Engineering Challenge.

Talent and innovation the key to success for Canberra’s engineering team

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author and photographer)

NUSHIP Canberra’s POET Luke Porter (WEO1 Work Centre IC) and LSET Edward Hearsum (WEO3) pictured in front of their work in progress which will be shortly assessed as part of the regional Fleet Base East Navy Engineering Challenge championship. (photo: LEUT Emily Kennedy)

NUSHIP Canberra’s POET Luke Porter (WEO1 Work Centre IC) and LSET Edward Hearsum (WEO3) pictured in front of their work in progress which will be shortly assessed as part of the regional Fleet Base East Navy Engineering Challenge championship.

NUSHIP Canberra Weapons Electrical Engineering Department is using all its talent and innovation to design and develop an optical robotic fire control system as part of the Navy Engineering Challenge currently underway.

Engineering Challenge kicks off for Aviation Technicians

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO Anthony Wills (author and photographer)

Chief Staff Officer Aviation Engineering, CAPT Daniel Reilly, and contest organiser, WOATA Gerry Eastgate (centre right & left) with the 723 Squadron teams competing in the Engineering Challenge. (photo: WO Anthony Wills)

Chief Staff Officer Aviation Engineering, CAPT Daniel Reilly, and contest organiser, WOATA Gerry Eastgate (centre right & left) with the 723 Squadron teams competing in the Engineering Challenge.

Stage one of the ‘Engineering Challenge’ kicked off for Aviation Technicians this week at the Royal Australian Navy's 723 Squadron.

Meet MONTee - Navy’s Electronics Challenge

Published on by LCDR Damon Craig (author)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Jeremy Younger and Lieutenant Commander Damon Craig with the robot named MONTee, the larger of the two concept robots for the Navy Engineering Challenge.  (photo: )

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Jeremy Younger and Lieutenant Commander Damon Craig with the robot named MONTee, the larger of the two concept robots for the Navy Engineering Challenge.

Navy’s Electronics Challenge will commence mid-July as part of the inaugural Engineering Challenge providing technical sailors the chance to demonstrate professional skills through healthy competition.