Members of Navy’s Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit deployed to Davis research station in Antarctica recently, where they completed mandated field survival training and small boats induction, prior to commencing survey tasks in support of Operation SOUTHERN DISCOVERY.
The Head of the Maritime Logistics Community, Commodore Simon Ottaviano conducted a handover of the Maritime Logistics Personnel Operations Sailor workgroup to Head of Maritime Personnel Community, Commodore Anthony Klenthis.
In February, three Australian Defence Force Officers ventured into the High Arctic region, where they were taught how to survive extreme cold conditions as part of an experiential learning program run by the Canadian Armed Forces Arctic Training Centre.
While the crew of HMAS Canberra undertakes its Unit Readiness Evaluation during Fleet Certification Period 2020, a new generation of personnel are also onboard training to enhance their contribution to Navy’s growing capability.
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.
A new boat ramp and training shelter facilities at HMAS Moreton were given the thumbs up by local emergency at a recent training exercise.
The start of 2020 has been a little different for one of HMAS Dechaineux’s Lieutenant Jedd Goggin, representing his two Surf Life Saving Clubs at the annual Surf Life Saving Australia National Leadership College, recently held in Sydney.
HMAS Moreton welcomed 130 guests to the stunning backdrop of the Brisbane River for Defence Force Recruiting to conduct its first New Entry Officers’ Course enlistment ceremony for 2020.
It’s a harsh environment, but the instructors at the RAN School of Survivability and Ship Safety are dedicated to the task of teaching our sailors how to survive and gain control of life threatening situations on our ships and submarines.
This was a busy year for 723 Squadron and the Joint Helicopter School, with the Squadron’s rate of effort increasing significantly throughout the year.