HMAS Launceston’s crew watched on closely in early February as the Armidale Class Patrol Boat was lowered back into the water in the synchro lift at HMAS Coonawarra, having spent more than 2 months in the dry dock conducting planned maintenance.
With the decommissioning of HMA Ships Success, Melbourne and Newcastle in 2019, HMAS Anzac (III) became the Royal Australian Navy’s oldest Surface Combatant. But for Anzac’s ship’s company, retirement couldn’t be further from the mind.
Nine members of the Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit recently sailed to Australia’s Davis research station in Antarctica on RSV Aurora Australis to begin survey operations as part of the Davis Aerodrome project.
In a demonstration of maritime combat power, four Royal Australian Navy warships formed off Australia’s East Coast to conduct a tactical transit in the opening stages of Fleet Certification Period 2020 (FCP20).
The Western Pacific Naval Symposium Workshop took place in Manila, Philippines, from 11-14 February 2020, aimed at increasing communication and relationships within the Western Pacific area.
Navy’s ability to exercise multiple ships, submarines and aircraft during the Fleet Certification Period 2020 has benefitted from the ability to train in complex scenarios and tactics in a simulated environment.
Maritime Logistics sailors have opened up about their career highlights and potential pathways as part of a film project that throws a spotlight on the profession that keeps Navy equipped, resourced and provisioned - as part of the Maritime Logistics Career Continuum.
Driven by the need to organically protect maritime Task Groups from the threat of sea mines, the Royal Australian Navy is introducing a deployable Mine Counter-Measures capability under Project SEA 1778.
HMA Ships Stuart, Hobart, Arunta and Sirius departed Sydney in formation today to mark the start of the sea phase of Navy's first major exercise for the year, Fleet Certification Period 2020 (FCP20).
Major redevelopment works are about to commence at HMAS Watson, Navy’s principal warfare and navigation training establishment, preparing Royal Australian Navy officers and sailors of to be able to fight and win at sea.