Naval officers are taught to lead in times of peace and war – but how exactly? Building on their natural aptitude and drive, trainees are put through a range of physical and mental tests to prepare them for military life in charge.
Two Spanish-speaking Australian midshipmen have spent the last three months taking part in training, exercises and navigating around Australia on board the Spanish Armada’s frigate ESPS Cristóbal Colón.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABML-SC Craig Walton (photographer), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), LSIS James Whittle (photographer), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)
Australia's largest military exercise, Talisman Saber, was officially opened on 29 June aboard the United States Landing Helicopter Dock Bonhomme Richard off the Sydney coast.