With a work trip to the UK ending early because of COVID-19, and after two weeks of self-isolation, Chen Xu is happy to be back at work in her role as the Commercial Director for the SEA 5000 Phase 1 Hunter Class Frigate Project.
The Royal Australian Navy Recruit Training School recently farewelled 137 graduates from General Entry Intake 380 Shipp Division, after 11 weeks of initial entry training, at HMAS Cerberus in Victoria.
When the crew of HMAS Armidale transferred material control to Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group in Cairns for their scheduled extended maintenance period in February, the coronavirus restrictions had not yet come into force in Australia. What happened next was anything but business as usual.
The opportunity to deploy in HMAS Parramatta has been the experience of a lifetime for two officers of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
The Queensland coast provided a picture perfect training ground for HMAS Adelaide’s dive team to conduct essential training and keep their diving qualifications current.
The Royal Australian Navy has welcomed its newest Air Warfare Destroyer into the Fleet in the first commissioning of an Australian warship at sea since the Second World War.
Joint Military Police Station Sydney at Randwick Barracks - staffed by Navy, Army and Air Force members - is a clear example of a tri-service approach achieving the best collective outcome as part of the Joint Military Police Force.
HMAS Adelaide has recently provided a platform for Army CH-47 Chinook helicopters from the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville to conduct training at sea.
HMAS Parramatta and her 188-strong company have returned to the ship’s home port in Sydney following a three month overseas deployment - their second in the last eight months.
To complement the integral religious pastoral care and spiritual support services offered by Navy Chaplains, the re-named Navy Chaplaincy Branch has introduced secular Maritime Spiritual Wellbeing Officers.