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.
While many across Australia enjoyed celebrating the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, the nation’s newest Guided Missile Destroyer, HMAS Sydney (V), sailed north from its home port to conduct the ship’s first port visit to the City of Newcastle.
A common challenge faced by HR departments the world over is the modern trend of people wanting to have several careers over the course of their working lives, a challenge shared by Defence Forces.
Seven warships sailed in the past week from Navy’s Fleet Base East and Fleet Base West to undertake a range of training activities to test newly upgraded systems and exercise as part of a Maritime Task Group.
Navy’s global credibility is set to thrive with the skills and knowledge of more engineering personnel to be acknowledged internationally. In a new agreement with Engineers Australia, Royal Australian Navy Senior Technical Sailors and Engineers can now receive global accreditation.
With gyms across the country closed for months, including at Navy establishments, the Physical Training Instructors at HMAS Kuttabul had to get creative to address the demand for alternative exercise options.
While usually rewarding for members, deployments and other absences can be a stressful and challenging time for some families. Defence Community Organisation has developed a new webinar series for members and their families called ‘Deployment: embracing the challenge’.