Driven by the need to organically protect maritime Task Groups from the threat of sea mines, the Royal Australian Navy is introducing a deployable Mine Counter-Measures capability under Project SEA 1778.
The Royal Australian Navy is one of the most capable navies in the world - this is largely as a result of seeking the right equipment, and recruiting the correct people to use and develop this equipment effectively.
A week-long trial led by the Royal Australian Navy and the Defence Science and Technology Group has demonstrated new capability in the use of autonomous underwater vehicles.
Overcoming obstacles while at sea is all in a day’s work for an innovative group of sailors in HMAS Parramatta, who are putting their problem-solving skills and innovative approach at the forefront of their daily work.
The Royal Australian Navy’s maritime warfare trainees were treated to an inspirational visitor and her tales of death-defying adventure during a recent leadership development activity.
As 2019 draws to a close, here’s a message from Navy’s most senior sailor, Warrant Officer of the Navy Deb Butterworth.
‘Navy immersion’ has been added to the program of events of a Western Australian Police Force and City of Rockingham initiative that seeks to engage young people identified as being at risk of disengaging from school or the community.
Project SEA1770’s aim is to modernise the approach Hydrographers have to Rapid Environmental Assessment. The Hydrographic, Meteorological and Oceanic Group’s four Deployable Geospatial Survey Teams have been introducing a number of new capabilities since the Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit was stood up in October 2018.
HMAS Melville has deployed three Slocum Gliders in vicinity of the Coral Sea, as part of the SEA2400 trials and Australia’s continued efforts to test new technology to enhance the hydrographic surveying capabilities of the Navy and the Nation.
Two Navy Hydrographers and a Meteorology and Oceanography officer joined with scientists from around Australia recently on a voyage to understand how and when the Great Barrier Reef formed.