Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), POIS Helen Frank (photographer), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer), LSIS Chris Szumlanski (photographer), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)
Plan Galileo is fundamentally changing how Navy carries out sustainment of the Fleet - operating in a nationally integrated sustainment environment that consistently provides affordable, reliable and fit for purpose systems and ships to Navy to fight and win at sea.
Today, many Australians are unaware that the Battle of the Coral Sea was fought in waters that lap Queensland’s coast. However, in 1942, with fears that Australia was facing invasion, our population understood all too well the importance of it.
Published on by SBLT Joseph Melbin (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
As HMAS Adelaide moved towards conclusion of First of Class Flight Trials off the coast of Queensland, her 130-strong engineering team had reason to look proudly back at their achievements during the challenging maintenance period that preceded the trials.
Published on by ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (author and photographer)
Flying helicopters for the Royal Australian Navy is a childhood dream come true for Lieutenant Commander Michael Hardy - he grew up watching Westland Sea King and Douglas A4 Skyhawk aircraft fly overhead from nearby HMAS Albatross.
Engineering innovation onboard HMAS Melville has resulted in an increase in the maximum propulsion power available to support the ship’s involvement in task group operations while improving the normal operating conditions for essential machinery.
Published on by LEUT Geoff Long (author), AB Daniel Goodman (photographer)
When Maritime Warfare Officer Midshipman Samantha Horsfield posted to NUSHIP Sydney this year, she became the third generation of her family to serve in a ship bearing one of the Royal Australian Navy’s most famous and historic names.