Topic: Sea Power Conference

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.

Indian Ocean maritime security - a key focus

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, holds the floor during the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave of Chiefs. (photo: ABIS Chantell Brown)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, holds the floor during the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave of Chiefs.

Maritime security was top of the agenda at the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium meeting of Chiefs, held during the 2015 Sea Power Conference.

Sea Power Conference gathers maritime minds

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, gives his opening address to the 2015 Sea Power Conference at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, gives his opening address to the 2015 Sea Power Conference at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island.

Against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour, the ninth Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference was held this week, hosting visiting navy Chiefs, service representatives, academics and dignitaries from over 40 nations.

Naval diplomacy in action at Sea Power Conference 2013

Published on by LEUT Miah Hammond-Errey (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Commander of the US Pacific Fleet, Admiral Cecil Haney, spoke to attendees concerning global security at the 2013 Sea Power Conference held at the Sydney Convention Centre. (photo: ABIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Commander of the US Pacific Fleet, Admiral Cecil Haney, spoke to attendees concerning global security at the 2013 Sea Power Conference held at the Sydney Convention Centre.

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.

Navy stars at Pacific 2013

Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN addresses the Pacific 2013 Welcome Breakfast and Official Opening Ceremony at the Sydney Convention Centre. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN addresses the Pacific 2013 Welcome Breakfast and Official Opening Ceremony at the Sydney Convention Centre.

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.