It is easy to imagine after a number of months at sea a ship’s company would take their last day pretty easy. Not so for the crew of HMAS Melbourne.
Initial Employment Trainee (IET) intake 005 posted to HMAS Penguin in January 2019 in preparation for the Basic Clearance Diver Course.
The Multi Role Aviation Training Vessel MV Sycamore is responsible for providing training to a variety of Navy and Defence organisations.
Members of the Defence Cooperation Program Sea Training Group have recently completed their sixth rotation conducting Maritime Interoperability Training at Naval Forces Western Mindanao in Zamboanga, Philippines.
It was a significant day for two submariner Warrant Officers as they progressed to the commissioned ranks under the Navy’s Associate Engineers Direct Entry (AEDE) scheme.
The Seamanship School at the Royal Australian Navy’s Boatswains Faculty at HMAS Cerberus has two new simulators that will help ensure new boat coxswains go to sea much better prepared to hit the water at speed.
The ship’s company of HMAS Toowoomba has been stretched and tested over the past six weeks as the warship was put through a Work-Up and Unit Readiness Evaluation (URE) in the West Australian Exercise Area.
Delivering training in disaster management, basic life support and health, hygiene and sanitation to rural communities in the Philippines was a key task for health professionals during Exercise BALIKATAN 2019.
Maritime Logistics Officers were in the spotlight recently as a film crew interviewed them about changes to their primary qualification.
Two junior officers from the Indonesian Navy have received a detailed insight into the RAN’s personnel leadership and management training continuum when they recently attended phases one and two of the Naval Officers’ Leadership Course at HMAS Albatross.