Topic: International Fleet Review
Africa was represented at the International Fleet Review by just one ship, but that ship has a history any navy crew could be proud of.
Two Royal Australian Navy admirals had just completed what would undoubtedly be one of the most exhilarating climbs a person could do - scaling the forward mast of Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour while she was underway in Sydney Harbour, during the International Fleet Review.
More than 3000 sailors marched into the hearts and minds of the Australian public when they conducted a Combined Navy parade through Sydney yesterday, bringing down the curtain on the spectacular International Fleet Review celebrations.
The Royal Australian Navy’s Indigenous Performance Group conducted their first official performance at the Sydney Opera House during the International Fleet Review.
The Royal Australian Navy 2013 Sea Power Conference formed a key part of the International Fleet Review commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first arrival in Sydney of Royal Australian Navy warships.
HMAS Sydney (IV) led an armada of international warships through Sydney Heads to the delight of more than a million spectators.
While a last-minute minor defect prevented HMAS Yarra (IV) from joining the Fleet Entry procession, nothing could deny her crew’s feelings of immense pride during the International Fleet Review.
More than 1000 Navy personnel got a peek at the future when the 2013 Sea Power Conference opened at Sydney’s Darling Harbour on 7 October. More than 500 sailors flocked to the exhibition hall to gain an insight into some of the new technologies that the Navy and our coalition partners will absorb in the coming decade.
While thousands of sailors were out sightseeing and enjoying Sydney, a dedicated team of Naval Police Coxswains (NPC) were working around the clock to safeguard the safety and security of Garden Island and visiting ships sailors.
"Visiting Sydney is one of my dreams come true,” said PO Uttam Kushwaha, a gun maintainer in INS Sahyadri, the Indian Navy’s newest ship.