Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, presents Leading Seaman Shane Bell with an award for the best innovation strategy presentation, during the Fleet Air Arm Shark Tank forum at HMAS Albatross.
The Fleet Air Arm recently presented the first of an ongoing series of events dedicated to celebrating and inspiring innovation.
Member for Gilmore Ms Ann Sudmalis MP, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, Commander Fleet Air Arm, Commander Chris Smallhorn RAN, and CO HMAS Albatross Captain Fiona Sneath, RAN.
Minister of Defence, The Honourable Marise Payne, and the local member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis inspected the progress of the $157 million Helicopter Aircrew Training System and the Fleet Air Arm's operational 816 Squadron at HMAS
Albatross recently .
March 09, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)
Aircrewman from HMAS Adelaide conduct helicopter winching during Aeromedical Evacuation training on the flight deck during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2017.
Navy’s frontline medical staff in HMAS
Adelaide have been training as they would fight in a recent aero-medical evacuation scenario off the south west Australian coast.
Members of the AARTS program performing the rehearsal on stage at the University of Canberra.
Applications are soon to close for the Australian Defence Force Arts for Recovery, Resilience, Teamwork and Skills program.
March 18, 2017 by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABCSO(U) Tara Byrne (photographer), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
Training Ship Young Endeavour returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after completing a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia.
The Royal Australian Navy-operated Sail Training Ship
Young Endeavour returned to Sydney recently after a 10-month circumnavigation of Australia.
Trainee instructors at the Helicopter Aircrew Training System, from left, Warrant Officer Class 2 Joseph Laycock; Major Anton Leshinskas; Captain Anthony Erwin; Major David Oddy; Captain Adrian Ludman; and Lieutenant Commander Michael Robertson.
The Royal Australian Navy and Army Joint Helicopter School at HMAS
Albatross is a step closer to lift off with the first group of instructors beginning their training at the multi-million-dollar facility.
A Rheinmetall Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle prior to being loaded onto the heavy vehicle deck of HMAS Canberra during a series of trials at Fleet Base East in Sydney on 6 December 2016.
Canberra was introduced to the next generation of armoured fighting vehicles late last year, as part of Project Land 400 phase two trials.
After a 20 year career in the APS, 17 of which were at Training Authority - Aviation, Mrs Frances Johnson has decided to retire from the Australian Public Service.
The bustling reception area at Training Authority - Aviation headquarters will not be the same without the very familiar face of office mainstay Mrs Frances Johnson.
Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail is presented with a plaque by United States Navy Commander Clark Childers.
In December last year, Australian Navy Lieutenant Nabil Mikhail graduated as a Flight Test Engineer from the United Kingdom’s Empire Test Pilot School in Boscombe Down.
A team from Training Authority - Submarines (TA-SM), from left, Training Systems Development Consultant Mr Keith Robinson; Director TA-SM, CMDR Dylan Findlater, RAN; Training Manager TA-SM, CMDR Gavin Reeves, RAN; Platform Systems Training Equipment Manager, Mr Brian Graves; and Platform Instructor Auxiliaries/Weapons, Mr Anthony Masters, were awarded the Category Three Navy Safety Award for the Submerged Signal Ejector Training Rig.
Training Authority - Submarines was recently recognised in the 2016 Navy Safety Awards.