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Major maritime exercises interoperability

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company and embarked forces line the flight deck as the ship arrives in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.  (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Members of HMAS Canberra's ship's company and embarked forces line the flight deck as the ship arrives in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

More than 1,650 Australian Defence Force personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with 27 nations from across the globe for Exercise Rim-of-the-Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. 

Engineering focus in Cerberus

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Katherine Mulheron (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Alan Donovan (right) is supported by Lieutenant Rory Lea on a virtual simulator fighting a fire presented by Deakin University during the Engineering Training Week held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.  (photo: LSIS Dove Smithett)

Lieutenant Commander Alan Donovan (right) is supported by Lieutenant Rory Lea on a virtual simulator fighting a fire presented by Deakin University during the Engineering Training Week held at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

It was all hands to engineering stations in HMAS Cerberus recently, with the annual Engineering Training Week. 

Canberra departs for world's largest maritime warfare exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author), CPL David Cotton (photographer)

HMAS Canberra at anchor off the coast of North Queensland during Exercise Sea Raider.  (photo: CPL David Cotton)

HMAS Canberra at anchor off the coast of North Queensland during Exercise Sea Raider.

HMAS Canberra set sail for Hawaii last month to participate in the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise, Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).

Amphibious ship opens up to South Australians

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), POIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Crowds take in the view from the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide during the ship's open day in Adelaide. (photo: POIS Paul McCallum)

Crowds take in the view from the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide during the ship's open day in Adelaide.

HMAS Adelaide, the second of two Canberra class amphibious ships and the largest ever built for the Royal Australian Navy has opened her doors to the Adelaide public for the very first time.

HMAS Adelaide exercises her Freedom of Entry

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robinson (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide conducts a Freedom of Entry to the City of Adelaide during a recent visit. (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

HMAS Adelaide conducts a Freedom of Entry to the City of Adelaide during a recent visit.

Proudly bearing the name Adelaide, more than 300 Australian Defence Force members have marched through the City of Adelaide, exercising their Freedom of Entry.

Keeping the sea-lanes, free lanes

This article has photo gallery Published on by ABML-C Steven Bruni (author), Department of Defence (photographer)

HMAS SYDNEY and HMAS BALLARAT come to the aid of merchant ships under attack by pirates.

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HMAS SYDNEY and HMAS BALLARAT come to the aid of merchant ships under attack by pirates.

Today is the International Maritime Organization's ‘Day of the Seafarer’ - and for an island nation, with seven maritime neighbours and more than 25 thousand kilometres of coastline, it's a chance to reflect.

Queen's Birthday 2016 Honours List announced

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Medals awarded to Navy personnel in the Queen's Birthday 2016 Honours List. From left: Member (AM) in the Military Division of the Order of Australia; Medal (OAM) in the Military Division of the Order of Australia; Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC); Conspicuous Service Medal (CSM). (photo: )

Medals awarded to Navy personnel in the Queen's Birthday 2016 Honours List. From left: Member (AM) in the Military Division of the Order of Australia; Medal (OAM) in the Military Division of the Order of Australia; Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC); Conspicuous Service Medal (CSM).

The Governor-General and Chancellor of the Order of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC, (Retd), has approved awards announced today in The Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List.

Ferry sinking anniversary marked

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Commander Surface Force, Commodore Lee Goddard, CSC, RAN, salutes during the Australian National Anthem at the 74th Anniversary memorial service for HMAS Kuttabul held at Fleet Base East, Sydney.  (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Commander Surface Force, Commodore Lee Goddard, CSC, RAN, salutes during the Australian National Anthem at the 74th Anniversary memorial service for HMAS Kuttabul held at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

Royal Australian Navy and Japanese Consulate representatives attended a commemorative service at Garden Island, Sydney, to mark the 74th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Kuttabul.

Navy rescue revisited 50 years on

This article has photo gallery Published on by By Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Sarah Williams (photographer)

Fleet Air Arm Museum Director, Terry Hetherington reads through the journal entry for the morning of the 21st May1966, where two Iroquois helicopters from HMAS Albatross responded to a Mayday call from WD Atlas. (photo: LSIS Sarah Williams)

Fleet Air Arm Museum Director, Terry Hetherington reads through the journal entry for the morning of the 21st May1966, where two Iroquois helicopters from HMAS Albatross responded to a Mayday call from WD Atlas.

The last survivor of the 1966 sinking of dredge, WD Atlas has donated dramatic footage of the rescue operation to the Fleet Air Arm Museum. 

Navy rugby players against Australia's best

This article has photo gallery Published on by Lieutenant Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), LACW Casey Gaul (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Australian Navy Womens Rugby Team

(This image has been digitally altered)  (photo: CPL Casey Gaul)

Australian Navy Womens Rugby Team (This image has been digitally altered)

The Australian Defence Force Rugby Union Women's team are preparing to take on Australia’s best in a bid for victory and international Wallaroo selection. The Defence team will compete in the Australian Rugby Union National 15s Women’s Championship starting 24 June in Sydney.