Topic: Strategy

Launch of Defence Values and Behaviours

Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

File image: Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, speaks to Submarine Force personnel on Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West, Rockingham, WA, in August 2019. (This image was taken prior to COVID-19 social distancing requirements). (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

File image: Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN, speaks to Submarine Force personnel on Diamantina Pier at Fleet Base West, Rockingham, WA, in August 2019. (This image was taken prior to COVID-19 social distancing requirements).

The Chief of Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC and the Secretary of the Department of Defence, Mr Greg Moriarty, today announced the adoption of a single set of Values and Behaviours for Defence.

Defence Seaworthiness Symposium 2020

Published on by MIDN Jack Meadows (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN delivers his opening address at the inaugural Defence Seaworthiness Conference held at Adams Hall, ADFA, Canberra in November 2019. (photo: )

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN delivers his opening address at the inaugural Defence Seaworthiness Conference held at Adams Hall, ADFA, Canberra in November 2019.

The annual Defence Seaworthiness Symposium will once again be held at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra on 17 September 2020.

Plan Galileo transforming maritime sustainment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Helen Ward (author), POIS Helen Frank (photographer), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer), LSIS Chris Szumlanski (photographer), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer), ABIS Benjamin Ricketts (photographer)

HMAS Brisbane conducts a cold move to the docking maintenance facilities at Garden Island in Sydney, February 2020. (photo: LSIS Chris Szumlanski)

HMAS Brisbane conducts a cold move to the docking maintenance facilities at Garden Island in Sydney, February 2020.

Plan Galileo is fundamentally changing how Navy carries out sustainment of the Fleet - operating in a nationally integrated sustainment environment that consistently provides affordable, reliable and fit for purpose systems and ships to Navy to fight and win at sea.

Inaugural symposium paves way to a seaworthy future

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Steve Cropper (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN delivers his opening address at the Defence Seaworthiness Conference held at Adams Hall, ADFA, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN delivers his opening address at the Defence Seaworthiness Conference held at Adams Hall, ADFA, Canberra.

Navy’s drive towards building a battle-ready fleet took a major step forward in late November, with the inaugural Defence Seaworthiness Symposium held in Canberra.

Thinking Navy approach - Sea Power in focus at Sydney summit

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Sea Power Conference, 8-10 October 2019, International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney. (photo: )

Sea Power Conference, 8-10 October 2019, International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Navy members of all ranks are being encouraged to attend the Royal Australian Navy’s most important international engagement of the year: Sea Power Conference 2019.

Next generation of Navy looking forward to Sea Power Conference 2019

Published on by Mr Josh Williams (author), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Midshipman Nelson Dunphy in front of the HMAS Brisbane (II) exhibit during a visit to the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Midshipman Nelson Dunphy in front of the HMAS Brisbane (II) exhibit during a visit to the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

Midshipman Nelson Dunphy joined the Royal Australian Navy in January this year and is looking forward to the first Sea Power Conference he will attend as a member of the Navy.

Sailors urged to embrace Sea Power

Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

File image: Reviewing Officer, Warrant Officer of the Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight, inspects graduating members of General Entry 355 Emms Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

File image: Reviewing Officer, Warrant Officer of the Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight, inspects graduating members of General Entry 355 Emms Division on the Recruit School Parade Ground, HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

Enlisted personnel will play a major role at Sea Power Conference for the first time, with a specific program developed to discuss the future of the modern sailor. Hosted by Warrant Officer of the Navy, Warrant Officer Gary Wight, the gathering will bring together sailors from across the service.

Missile firing the tip of the spear for Navy’s DDG capability

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

One of HMAS Hobart's Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats being launched in Jervis Bay. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

One of HMAS Hobart's Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats being launched in Jervis Bay.

HMAS Hobart’s successful missile firing might have marked the most spectacular capability upgrade for Navy’s destroyer fleet last week, but it was just one of several key improvements made to the RAN’s most advanced platforms.

Aus-Japan Navy to Navy talks bolster long-standing relations between nations

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Josh Williams (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer), LSIS James McDougall (photographer)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond AM, RAN, with Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Director General Operations and Plans Department, Rear Admiral Akira Saito at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond AM, RAN, with Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) Director General Operations and Plans Department, Rear Admiral Akira Saito at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force in a week-long visit to Australia that built on the strong bilateral relationship shared by the two defence forces for more than a decade.

Leadership matters - Deputy Chief of Navy talks culture and capability

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Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, discusses the outcomes of Plan Pelorus Navy Strategy 2022. (photo: LSIS James McDougall)

Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond, AM, RAN, discusses the outcomes of Plan Pelorus Navy Strategy 2022.

The Deputy Chief of Navy says increasing the size of the Royal Australian Navy and maintaining a healthy workplace culture will be critical to achieving Navy's Strategy for 2022.