Topic: Weapons and Decoys
Lance Corporal Andrew Smith (from left), Royal Australian Air Force Corporal Brian Wilson and Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Patrick Birch conduct weapon maintenance and technical inspection onboard HMAS Arunta.
Navy’s deployed ship in the Middle East, HMAS
Arunta, has had its small arms weapons inspected, serviced and certified during a recent port visit.
The Vertical Launch System of HMAS Anzac fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile during a training exercise.
For the first time since her since her Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade in 2014, HMAS
Anzac has successfully completed an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile firing against an airborne target.
An Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) is launched from the Vertical Launch System of HMAS Melbourne off the coast of NSW.
Melbourne has launched an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile in a test off the east coast of Australia recently.
August 04, 2016 by LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author), Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Holly L Herline (photographer)
Two Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles are simultaneously launched from HMAS Ballarat as part of a live fire exercise during Exercise RIMPAC 2016.
Ballarat has demonstrated its warfighting capability with the successful firing of six missiles during Exercise RIMPAC 2016 in Hawaii.
Published on September 30, 2015 by LSIS Jayson Tufrey (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)
HMAS Perth's embarked MH-60R 'Romeo' helicopter prepares to conduct an air patrol around an oil rig in support of Perth's North West Shelf patrol.
To engage a surface target from the air with pinpoint accuracy or take out an enemy on the first floor of a building, leaving the rest of the structure intact, is a capability Navy has never had - until now.
An Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile fires from HMAS Melbourne's MK-41 vertical launcher during training in the East Australian Exercise Area off the New South Wales coast.
Members from NUSQN 725 stand alongside Aircraft 902, which will fire the first 'Hellfire' missile from the MH-60R Seahawk 'Romeo', in Florida, USA. L-R: Petty Officer Aircrewman Glenn Watson; Lieutenant Commander Michael Robertson; and Lieutenant Joel Bury.
In the space of seven short months, NUSQN 725 has leapt from receiving their first MH-60R Romeo helicopters to firing the first Royal Australian Navy AGM-114 Hellfire missiles during a live fire exercise at the Atlantic Underwater Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) in the United States.
July 30, 2014 by LEUT Lauren Rago (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer), LCDR Stephan Immerz (videographer), Mr Kon Velanis (video editing)
Aircraft 902 from NUSQN 725 fires the first 'Hellfire' missile from the MH-60R Seahawk 'Romeo', in Florida, USA.
The Royal Australian Navy’s newest maritime combat helicopter, the MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’, successfully fired its first Hellfire missile in the United States on 26 July 2014.
Published on January 02, 2014 by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS James Whittle (photographer), Image courtesy of BAE Systems (photographer)
File Image: HMAS Glenelg conducts a Typhoon 25mm anti-aircraft firing serial right astern of HMAS Bundaberg in 2010.
Another exciting project milestone for NUSHIP
Canberra has been achieved with the installation of four Typhoon stabilised weapons systems onboard.
An ESSM is fired from HMAS Perth at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii as part of the final Operational Acceptance Trial for the Australian designed Phased Array Radar and Combat Management System upgrades to the Anzac Class Frigate ASMD system.
The Royal Australian Navy and the Defence Materiel Organisation have recently completed the final Operational Acceptance Trial for the Australian-designed Phased Array Radar and Combat Management System upgrades to the Anzac Class frigate Anti-Ship Missile Defence system.