Topic: Sea Power Centre - Australia

Training technology displayed

Published on by Department of Defence (author), CPL Sebastian Beurich (photographer)

File image: A visitor experiences an infra-red virtual reality fly over of Sydney Harbour. (photo: CPL Sebastian Beurich)

File image: A visitor experiences an infra-red virtual reality fly over of Sydney Harbour.

Participants the recent Sea Power Conference 2017 in Sydney experienced a taste of Navy training at the adjoining Pacific 2017 International Maritime Exposition.

$500,000 grant to help find HMAS AE1

Published on by Department of Defence (author)

Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive (photo: )

Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive

The Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, has announced funding to match private investment for an expedition to search for Royal Australian Navy First World War submarine, HMAS AE1.

Crewman's courage commended

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)

Senior Naval Officer Western Australia, Commodore Brett Dowsing, RANR, presents Mrs Sue Robinson a Chief of Navy Group Commendation on behalf of the late ex-RAN member, William

Senior Naval Officer Western Australia, Commodore Brett Dowsing, RANR, presents Mrs Sue Robinson a Chief of Navy Group Commendation on behalf of the late ex-RAN member, William "Robbie" Robinson, at a ceremony in front of family, friends.

A member of the search and rescue team that worked to save personnel in the wake of the collision between HMA Ships Melbourne and Voyager on 10 February 1964 has been recognised for his heroism posthumously.

Defence diplomacy dividends

Published on by Dr Ben Herscovitch (author and photographer)

Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Michael Noonan, AM, RAN, farewells Indonesian Visiting Naval Fellow Commander Aminuddin Albek during a recent visit. (photo: Dr Benjamin Herscovitch)

Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Michael Noonan, AM, RAN, farewells Indonesian Visiting Naval Fellow Commander Aminuddin Albek during a recent visit.

Ties between the Royal Australian Navy and the Indonesian Navy continue to deepen with exchange programs coupled with international exercises.

Navy’s WWI history on display

Published on by Australian National Maritime Museum (author)

HMAS AE2, imagery scanned from Navy Historic Archive. (photo: Navy Archive)

HMAS AE2, imagery scanned from Navy Historic Archive.

One hundred and three years ago Australia’s first submarine, HMAS AE1, disappeared while patrolling the seas near present-day New Guinea. No trace of the vessel or its 35 hands has ever been found. This story is now being told in a new exhibition at the Queensland Maritime Museum, ‘War at Sea – the Navy in WWI’.

New approach to combat systems

Published on by Department of Defence (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP gives a speech at the opening of the Pacific 2017 exhibition breakfast at Darling Harbour, Sydney. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP gives a speech at the opening of the Pacific 2017 exhibition breakfast at Darling Harbour, Sydney.

The Australian Navy will anticipate delivery of the world’s best technology as part of a multi-billion dollar investment unveiled by the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, in Sydney on 3 October.

Sudan deployment a lesson in restraint

Published on by SGT Dave Morley (author), Jay Cronan (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Paul Koerber at the Dedication ceremony of the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra.  (photo: Jay Cronan)

Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Commander Paul Koerber at the Dedication ceremony of the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra.

With the recent unveiling of the Australian Peacekeeping Memorial in Canberra, we look at another role an Australian Navy member undertook for the United Nations.

Chiefs of Navy discuss future with leading strategists

Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer)

VIPs and guests attending the 2017 Sea Power Conference at Darling Harbour, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

VIPs and guests attending the 2017 Sea Power Conference at Darling Harbour, Sydney.

The Royal Australian Navy has drawn Sea Power Conference 2017 to a close after three intense days of presentations, bilateral meetings, industry engagements and discussions on the future of naval operations and maritime capabilities.

Navy welcomes the world for Sea Power Conference

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr James McPherson (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN speaks at Sea Power Conference 2017 at Darling Harbour, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN speaks at Sea Power Conference 2017 at Darling Harbour, Sydney.

The Royal Australian Navy is hosting the biennial Sea Power Conference with senior naval delegations from around the world descending on Sydney for three days of discussions and Navy-to-Navy engagements.

Hobart (II) - one in a million

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr John Perryman (author), Department of Defence (photographer), ABIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

HMAS Hobart (II) returning to Sydney Harbour for the last time prior to being  decommissioned. (photo: ABIS Yuri Ramsey)

HMAS Hobart (II) returning to Sydney Harbour for the last time prior to being decommissioned.

On 23 September, the Royal Australian Navy will commission the first of three new destroyers. In continuing our reflective stories of previous ships that have carried the name HMAS Hobart, this is the story of Hobart (II).