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Collaboration delivers technical mastery

This article has photo gallery Published on by WO Danny Taylor (author)

Fleet Support Unit - North East Welding Supervisor, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Trent Goodman welding a loading ramp. (photo: )

Fleet Support Unit - North East Welding Supervisor, Leading Seaman Marine Technician Trent Goodman welding a loading ramp.

When a call to fabricate two prototype loading ramps was issued, the team at Fleet Support Unit - North East rose to the challenge.

Australia and Philippines show spirit of mateship

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LEUT Phillipe Fairs (photographer)

HMAS Arunta's crew waves the Philippines flag on the Gun Director Platform during the Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise, as part of Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

HMAS Arunta's crew waves the Philippines flag on the Gun Director Platform during the Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise, as part of Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

Warships from Australia and the Philippines have exercised for the third time in as many months during a Regional Presence Deployment.

Finding their sea legs

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author)

L-R: MIDN Jared Curtis, MIDN James Ralston, MIDN Nathan Woodcock, MIDN Thandi Murada, MIDN Abby Templar, MIDN Scarlett Lockyer and MIDN Jacob Freeman recently embarked in HMAS Anzac for a sea-ride in the Western Australian Exercise Area. (photo: )

L-R: MIDN Jared Curtis, MIDN James Ralston, MIDN Nathan Woodcock, MIDN Thandi Murada, MIDN Abby Templar, MIDN Scarlett Lockyer and MIDN Jacob Freeman recently embarked in HMAS Anzac for a sea-ride in the Western Australian Exercise Area.

A group of Midshipmen comprised of both Gap Year and Permanent Navy Officers recently embarked in HMAS Anzac for a taste of life at sea.

Winds of change in METOC technology

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Matthew Bell (author), LCDR Fiona Simmonds (photographer)

HMAS Canberra, off Australia’s east coast in May 2020, encountered very rough conditions but was able to avoid the worst of the weather thanks to upgraded weather forecasting technology used on board the ship by the METOC. (photo: LCDR Fiona Simmonds)

HMAS Canberra, off Australia’s east coast in May 2020, encountered very rough conditions but was able to avoid the worst of the weather thanks to upgraded weather forecasting technology used on board the ship by the METOC.

Upgraded weather forecasting technology for Royal Australian Navy meteorologists is getting its first lengthy sea trial during the Regional Presence Deployment 20 (RPD20), offering a boost to capability with quicker and more accurate information.

Underwater medicine - a specialist skill

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)

Underwater Medicine Clinician Course, Session 21 students and staff. Back row, L-R: Australian Army Soldier Medic Corporal B, Naomi Lang, Rae Young. Middle row, L-R: Royal Australian Navy Sailor Able Seaman Medic Byron Thomas, Leith Strachan. Front row, L-R: Royal Australian Navy Sailor Leading Seaman Medic David Bell, Petty Officer David Saunders, and Able Seaman Haidan Allan, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez)

Underwater Medicine Clinician Course, Session 21 students and staff. Back row, L-R: Australian Army Soldier Medic Corporal B, Naomi Lang, Rae Young. Middle row, L-R: Royal Australian Navy Sailor Able Seaman Medic Byron Thomas, Leith Strachan. Front row, L-R: Royal Australian Navy Sailor Leading Seaman Medic David Bell, Petty Officer David Saunders, and Able Seaman Haidan Allan, at HMAS Penguin, Sydney.

Students of the Royal Australian Navy Underwater Medicine Clinician course, have celebrated the completion of seven months training with an informal graduation held outside the Submarine Underwater Medical Unit at HMAS Penguin.

Award recognises safety and innovation

Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

Petty Officer Nathan Austin, left, and Marine Engineering Officer Lieutenant Ryan Webb inspect one of the ventilation fans onboard HMAS Adelaide while alongside at Garden Island, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Sittichai Sakonpoonpol)

Petty Officer Nathan Austin, left, and Marine Engineering Officer Lieutenant Ryan Webb inspect one of the ventilation fans onboard HMAS Adelaide while alongside at Garden Island, Sydney.

HMAS Adelaide has been recognised with a 2020 Work Health and Safety Award for improving safety for personnel and extending the service life of some of the ship’s key components.

Recruit School graduates continue to prosper

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Willee (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Graduating recruits from General Entry 384 Rogers Division, from left, Recruit Electronics Technician Kye Burgess; Recruit Electronics Technician Nahum Pascoe; Recruit Communications and Information Systems Mitchell Parnell; and Recruit Marine Technician Todd Marriott, all attended the same high school, Shalom College in Bundaberg, Qld. (photo: POIS Nina Fogliani)

Graduating recruits from General Entry 384 Rogers Division, from left, Recruit Electronics Technician Kye Burgess; Recruit Electronics Technician Nahum Pascoe; Recruit Communications and Information Systems Mitchell Parnell; and Recruit Marine Technician Todd Marriott, all attended the same high school, Shalom College in Bundaberg, Qld.

Recruit Training School at HMAS Cerberus graduated a further 109 Sailors in September from General Entry 384 Rogers Division.

The Steel Cat’s show of speed

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer)

HMAS Brisbane conducts high speed trials during Aegis systems training outside Sydney Heads. (photo: LSIS Nadav Harel)

HMAS Brisbane conducts high speed trials during Aegis systems training outside Sydney Heads.

HMAS Brisbane recently stretched her legs off the coast of Sydney, to conduct a full power trial - a well calibrated examination of turbine speed and shaft rotation against a range of parameters.

A new milestone for HMAS Sirius

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Sirius conducts her 700th Replenishment at Sea, with HMAS Hobart, while on Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Sirius conducts her 700th Replenishment at Sea, with HMAS Hobart, while on Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

HMAS Sirius has achieved a career milestone less than a week from celebrating 14 years of service in the RAN, conducting its 700th replenishment at sea, refuelling HMAS Hobart.

Navy sharpens warfare skills at Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy, Republic of Korea Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and United States Navy sail in formation in waters off Guam during Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD 2020. (photo: UNKNOWN)

Royal Australian Navy, Republic of Korea Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and United States Navy sail in formation in waters off Guam during Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD 2020.

The Royal Australian Navy has joined partner navies from Japan, the Republic of Korea and the United States for three days of warfare exercises, involving 1500 personnel, eight ships, a submarine and aircraft.