With ten weeks to go until the commencement of the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review (IFR) Sydney 2013, two more ships have been announced and a redesigned IFR website has been launched.
A piece of Navy’s Fleet Air Arm history recently took to the skies again over Nowra. Iroquois 894, Serial N9-3102, which marks the gateway to Nowra outside the Shoalhaven Tourist Information Centre, was lifted off its mount by volunteers from the Fleet Air Arm Museum in preparation for the upcoming International Fleet Review.
Able Seaman Kristy Brown of HMAS Albatross was a guest speaker at the launch of Shoalhaven City Council’s NAIDOC celebrations this week.
The Royal Navy are delighted to confirm they are sending one of their most advanced warships, the destroyer HMS Daring, to represent the UK at the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet Review (IFR) this October.
Tasmania’s observance of Reserve Forces Day consisted of a parade at Kings Park followed by a luncheon at Paterson Barracks, Launceston on Sunday 7 July 2013.
In support of the Reserve Forces Day March on Sunday 7 July 2013, HMAS Cerberus provided a Tri-Service Colour Party and Unarmed Contingent.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Air Arm (FAA) will play a spectacular role in the International Fleet Review (IFR) from 3-11 October 2013, which includes a combined flypast above more than 40 ships for the salute on Sydney Harbour.
Top End Defence personnel have celebrated the 25th birthday of the Joint Headquarters Northern Command in Darwin.
26 June 2013 marked a very special day for the many men and women who have served in a Royal Australian Navy Ship bearing the name of Sydney, as it marked 100 years since the commissioning of the very first ship of this name.
Residents and users of Sydney Harbour may observe increased ship movements around Garden Island, as the Royal Australian Navy prepares for the International Fleet Review and the transition to a new Fleet of ships.