Driven by the need to organically protect maritime Task Groups from the threat of sea mines, the Royal Australian Navy is introducing a deployable Mine Counter-Measures capability under Project SEA 1778.
HMA Ships Stuart, Hobart, Arunta and Sirius departed Sydney in formation today to mark the start of the sea phase of Navy's first major exercise for the year, Fleet Certification Period 2020 (FCP20).
Major redevelopment works are about to commence at HMAS Watson, Navy’s principal warfare and navigation training establishment.
Director General Major Surface Ships Commodore Rob Elliott recently paid a visit to HMAS Anzac to check on the progress of the latest Anzac Class Frigate to undergo its Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia.
Surrounded by water but not a drop to drink. Where does a Royal Australian Navy ship get its drinking water from? HMAS Choules’ water making capability was recently tested when the ship evacuated 1100 people from Mallacoota during Operation BUSHFIRE ASSIST 19-20.
Families waved from under umbrellas as HMAS Parramatta sailed away from Garden Island, Sydney beneath grey skies on a four-month deployment to South East Asia today.
The strength of French and Australian defence cooperation was showcased recently when Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Parramatta and Marine Nationale ship FNS La Moqueuse sailed into Sydney Harbour in company.
725 Squadron has welcomed its new Commanding Officer, Commander James Hawley, at a ceremony conducted in front of the whole Squadron and family members at HMAS Albatross.
A new boat ramp and training shelter facilities at HMAS Moreton were given the thumbs up by local emergency at a recent training exercise.
A week-long trial led by the Royal Australian Navy and the Defence Science and Technology Group has demonstrated new capability in the use of autonomous underwater vehicles.