Topic: HMAS Canberra (L02)
Published on March 14, 2014 by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), LCDR Jodie Wilkinson (photographer)
The largest ship ever built for the Royal Australian Navy, Landing Helicopter Dock NUSHIP Canberra, entered Sydney Harbour for the first time during the contractor sea trials and testing program.
An exciting milestone was realised yesterday when the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship currently being built for Defence, entered Sydney Harbour for the first time.
NUSHIP Canberra sails from Williamstown to commence her first set of sea trials.
Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, sailed yesterday for the first time under her own propulsion as part of the sea trials and testing program.
Fifteen Navy personnel completed a seven week course in Cadiz, Spain to learn how to drive and operate the Navy’s new Landing Craft Mechanical 1E (LCM1E).
Fifteen Navy personnel completed a seven week course late last year to learn how to drive and operate the Navy’s new Landing Craft Mechanical 1E (LCM1E).
Commanding Officer of NUSHIP Canberra, Captain Jonathan Sadleir is interviewed by Channel 7 journalist Nick Etchells on the bridge of the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), NUSHIP Canberra berthed at BAE Systems – Maritime Dockyard at Williamstown, Victoria.
The Australian public will get a look inside Navy’s newest ship when Channel 7 airs a news story on their one-hour national news bulletin between 6pm and 7pm tonight (4 February 2014).
Published on January 02, 2014 by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), ABIS James Whittle (photographer), Image courtesy of BAE Systems (photographer)
File Image: HMAS Glenelg conducts a Typhoon 25mm anti-aircraft firing serial right astern of HMAS Bundaberg in 2010.
Another exciting project milestone for NUSHIP
Canberra has been achieved with the installation of four Typhoon stabilised weapons systems onboard.
NUSHIP Canberra’s boarding team approaches the DMS training vessel for a scenario based boarding exercise.
Canberra personnel recently undertook the initial boarding party course at HMAS Cerberus, satisfying yet another training requirement in preparation for Canberra’s delivery to Navy in 2014.
December 15, 2013 by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), LCDR Michael Nipperess (author and photographer)
NUSHIP Canberra's Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Michael Hines manoeuvres an Landing Craft Medium 1E (LCM1E) into ESPS Castilla, a Landing Platform Dock, as part of the LCM1E course run by the Spanish Armada at the LCM1E School in Cadiz, Spain.
Fifteen Navy personnel returned from Spain today after completing a seven week course to learn how to drive and operate the Navy’s new Landing Craft Mechanical 1E (LCM1E).
Published on December 14, 2013 by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), Image courtesy of BAE Systems (photographer)
This is an early computer generated image provided by BAE Systems which depicts the use of the LHD flight deck at sea and shows the location of the ‘tower’ which is where the windows are just behind the bridge.
For the first time in over 20 years, Navy personnel used the School of Air Traffic Control at East Sale for training purposes.
Lieutenant Commander Richard Loizou, team physiotherapist, Flight Lieutenant Emma Lewis, and Team Strapper, Mr Fred Cantlon at one of the Tongan schools that the team visited to conduct a rugby camp.
Canberra’s Medical Officer has provided a full and varied range of medical services as the Team Doctor for the recent Australian Services Rugby Union (ASRU) Men’s Team Tour of Tonga.
A career spanning 26 years – Chief Petty Officer Brad Walsh onboard HMAS Newcastle as the ship’s Physical Trainer.
Meet Chief Petty Officer Physical Trainer Brad Walsh – NUSHIP
Canberra’s Training Coordinator.