Sailors in Navy’s Cape Class Patrol Boats are buoyed by the recent approval by Chief of Navy to replace their ‘Royal Australian Navy’, ‘HMA Patrol Boat’ and ‘Patrol Boat Group’ tally bands with their own ship's name.
Taking time out from their busy schedule, the officers, sailors and civilian staff of HMAS Penguin have celebrated the Sydney establishment’s 78th birthday.
Maritime Warfare Officers recently completed their first at sea training program in the Royal Australian Navy’s Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour.
Two of Navy’s newest cutting-edge capabilities have combined, with the Anzac Class Frigate HMAS Ballarat embarking an S-100 Camcopter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for flight trials off the Eastern coast of Australia.
HMAS Parramatta will boast improved crew internet connectivity and other services when she emerges from her first significant maintenance period since mid-2018, following a strong year of deployments and achievements.
Twenty-one recruits who took part in the Navy Indigenous Development Program stood proudly on 22 June, graduating from the five-month course at HMAS Cairns.
ASC Shipbuilding has signed a $2.6 million contract with BlueScope Steel AIS for the Hunter Class Frigate Program, to supply more than 1500 tonnes of steel plate to build five blocks during the prototyping phase of the shipbuilding program.
Today is World Hydrography Day and HMAS Melville will mark the day at sea, as the Hydrographic Survey crew continues ongoing survey operations in the vicinity of Shoalwater Bay.
On 27 May, HMA Ships Leeuwin and Melville quietly stepped out of their teen years by celebrating their 20th birthdays alongside HMAS Cairns.
HMAS Warramunga has passed a significant milestone in its Anzac Class Midlife Capability Assurance Program at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia, with the installation of a new mast.