Fleet Support Unit - South East sailors and officers with BAE Systems staff surround the upgraded Advanced Stabilised Glide Slope Indicator on the flight deck onboard HMAS Adelaide.
Industry collaboration and knowledge gained while on exchange with the United States Navy have secured important self-defence and aviation capability upgrades for HMAS
L-R: Leading Seaman Marine Technician Brayden Matthews; Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Allan Rodway; Commander Edward Seymour and Lieutenant Zachary Smith, onboard HMAS Sydney.
Guided Missile Destroyer HMAS
Sydney (V) has taken the time during her busy schedule to celebrate some significant achievements and present awards to crew members.
Commodore Robert Plath, left, and Captain Bernard York from the Fleet War on Waste Committee, on the wharf opposite HMAS Sydney at Garden Island, Sydney.
Buoyed by a significant reduction in landfill waste over the last year, the Fleet War on Waste Committee is preparing to expand its activities at ships and bases nationally and encourage wider participation in its waste reduction efforts across Navy.
September 10, 2020 by LEUT Benjamin Hanson-Murphy (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)
Graduates from the MH-60R conversion course on the 725 Squadron flight line at HMAS Albatross, NSW. L-R: Lieutenants Dylan Hush; Lachlan Murray; Simon Jeffery; Jake Laidlaw; Eliza Josey and Sub Lieutenant Ashley Hill.
The Royal Australian Navy Fleet Air Arm has welcomed ten combat-ready aviators into the MH-60R ‘Romeo’ community, on completion of Operational Flying Training at 725 Squadron.
Able Seaman Marine Technician Jayden Lowe conducts welding at Fleet Support Unit - South East, Garden Island Naval Base, Sydney.
By many measures, 2020 has been a uniquely challenging year, but the men and women of Navy’s Fleet Support Unit (FSU) have worked hard to keep Australia’s warships operationally ready.
HMAS Anzac sailor Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Curtis Willmore monitors his console in the Operations Room of the Frigate Simulator, as part of Exercise VIKING RAIDER at the Naval Engineering Support Centre on HMAS Stirling, WA.
Two warships of the Royal Australian Navy have conducted high-end simulated sea combat on opposite coasts as part of Exercise VIKING RAIDER.
Commanding Officer HMAS Cerberus, Captain Mike Oborn CSM and HMAS Cerberus staff stand with the commemorative plinth erected to acknowledge HMAS Cerberus marking 100 years of service.
The oldest commission in the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS
Cerberus, has marked 100 years of service with the unveiling of a commemorative plinth, at the original site of the establishment’s first commissioning.
Commanding Officer 816 Squadron, Commander Todd Glynn, left, looks on as the youngest member of the Squadron, Able Seaman Aviation Technician Gene Johns cuts the birthday cake to celebrate the anniversary of the recommissioning of the squadron on 23 July 1992.
Thursday 23 July was cause for celebration within the Fleet Air Arm with Navy’s 816 Squadron celebrating 28 years of service since recommissioning as the home of Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters.
September 04, 2020 by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer), ACW Emma Schwenke (photographer), AC Stewart Gould (photographer)
HMAS Canberra returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after a three-month Regional Presence Deployment through Southeast Asia.
Canberra returned to Sydney after a nearly three-month deployment comprised of multilateral training exercises as part of a task group, maritime integration with Army elements, and a successful search and rescue in the Pacific.
September 07, 2020 by SBLT Benjamin Page (author), LCDR Sean Aitken (photographer), LEUT Breece Gevaux (photographer), LSCD Dragan Ivanovic (photographer), ASLT Emma Bennett (photographer)
HMAS Gascoyne departing HMAS Waterhen to conduct work ups as part of her Unit Readiness Evaluation.
Gascoyne has recently completed her unit readiness evaluation in Jervis Bay, living up to her motto and ‘returning to the sea’.