Topic: HMAS Canberra (L02)

NUSHIP Canberra’s boarding team achieves key milestone

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author and photographer)

NUSHIP Canberra’s boarding team approaches the DMS training vessel for a scenario based boarding exercise. (photo: LEUT Emily Kennedy)

NUSHIP Canberra’s boarding team approaches the DMS training vessel for a scenario based boarding exercise.

Twenty NUSHIP 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.

NUSHIP Canberra personnel learn to operate Navy’s new landing craft in Spain

This article has photo gallery Published on 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. (photo: LCDR Michael Nipperess)

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).

First Navy training at RAAF’s School of Air Traffic Control in over 20 years

Published on 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. (photo: Image courtesy of BAE Systems)

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.

Canberra’s doctor provides first class service to first class team

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author)

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. (photo: )

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.

NUSHIP 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.

Training chief rounds off sea going experience in style

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author)

A career spanning 26 years – Chief Petty Officer Brad Walsh onboard HMAS Newcastle as the ship’s Physical Trainer. (photo: Unknown)

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.

NUSHIP Canberra passes first harbour acceptance trial in Australia

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), Mary-Anne Lane (photographer)

A Mack Heavy Recovery Vehicle embarks in forward side ramp door of NUSHIP Canberra. (photo: Mary-Anne Lane)

A Mack Heavy Recovery Vehicle embarks in forward side ramp door of NUSHIP Canberra.

Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has successfully completed a vehicle load trial on NUSHIP Canberra in the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Harbour Acceptance Trial to be done in Australia.

NUSHIP Canberra aviation team prepares to be first of class

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), CMDR Paul Moggach (photographer)

Members of NUSHIP Canberra and HMS Illustrious' Air Departments in the Flying Control room of HMS Illustrious. (photo: CMDR Paul Moggach)

Members of NUSHIP Canberra and HMS Illustrious' Air Departments in the Flying Control room of HMS Illustrious.

The Air Department in the Royal Australian Navy’s first Landing Helicopter Dock ship, NUSHIP Canberra, has taken another step towards achieving operational capability following a period with the Royal Navy developing multi-spot helicopter operating procedures.

NUSHIP meets a new ship

Published on by Mr Pup Elliott (author), LSIS Dove Smithett (photographer)

HMS Daring alongside NUSHIP Canberra at Williamstown Dockyard, Victoria.  (photo: ABIS Dove Smithett)

HMS Daring alongside NUSHIP Canberra at Williamstown Dockyard, Victoria.

The Royal Navy ship HMS Daring has pulled alongside NUSHIP Canberra in Melbourne, providing the city with an impressive backdrop of the worlds most modern warships.

Canberra Vikings quietly confident in regional race

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), POET Luke Porter (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronic Technician Marcus Hinkley from NUSHIP Canberra fine tuning the fire control system that the team built to compete in the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge. (photo: POET Luke Porter)

Able Seaman Electronic Technician Marcus Hinkley from NUSHIP Canberra fine tuning the fire control system that the team built to compete in the 2013 Navy Engineering Challenge.

NUSHIP Canberra’s team of electronic technicians have submitted their fire control system, built from scratch, for judging as part of the Fleet Base East regional Navy Engineering Challenge.

Canberra command team gets first taste of driving an LHD

Published on by POIS Paul Berry (author and photographer)

Executive Officer NUSHIP Canberra, CMDR Jonathan Earley (seated), Navigating Officer, LCDR Calvin Johnson (standing) and Port Ash facilitator, John Ryan, hone their LHD ship-handling skills on NUSHIP Assault. (photo: POIS Paul Berry)

Executive Officer NUSHIP Canberra, CMDR Jonathan Earley (seated), Navigating Officer, LCDR Calvin Johnson (standing) and Port Ash facilitator, John Ryan, hone their LHD ship-handling skills on NUSHIP Assault.

NUSHIP Canberra's Command Team have had their first taste of raw LHD ship-handling, albeit at 1:20 scale.