Published on by CPO Stuart Pretten (author), POIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
The gunfire paused on March 12 as staff, students and local community members gathered at West Head Gunnery Range in Flinders, Victoria, to celebrate 60 years of training weapons operators and maintainers for the Fleet.
Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)
In recognition of his meritorious service in the field of naval warfare training, Lieutenant Commander Peter Arnold has been appointed to the Order of Australia, receiving an Order of Australia Medal in this year's Australia Day Honours List.
Published on by SBLT Kat Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)
Residents, avid surfers, keen golfers and mariners in Flinders, Victoria, were recently treated to a world- first, witnessing the firing of a 76mm medium calibre gun integrated with a SAAB Mk3e Combat Management System and CEA CEAFAR phased array radar from West Head Gunnery Range.
West Head Gunnery Range (WHGR), an outstation of HMAS Cerberus located in Flinders, Victoria, welcomed residents of the Flinders community to tour their training facilities and witness a firing exercise by the Principle Warfare Officers Course 50 (PWO 50).