HMAS Shepparton’s Hydrographic Department have been hard at work, conducting high resolution surveys of the Australian coastline. The Paluma Class Survey Motor Launch (SML) is currently conducting survey operations between Clarence Strait and the approaches to Darwin Harbour.
The Navy’s newest Squadron - 808 - was commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Air Arm on 11 July, in a traditional ceremony at HMAS Albatross.
Following an extremely busy and challenging ten weeks alongside Fleet Base West, HMAS Stuart returned to Sydney yesterday. With the sounds of a lone piper playing on the Chaff Deck, the ‘Tartan Terror’ glided into Fleet Base East and was met by family and friends as well as the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett.
The Weapons Electrical Engineering and Warfare Communities have embraced Training Force’s first priority to increase the use of simulation in training by establishing a pilot Anzac Mk3 Fire Control Officer (FCO) Endorsement Course.
NUSQN 725 (CMDR David Frost) has been hitting the books and burning the midnight oil as it undertakes training with the USN in Jacksonville, Florida USA.
The Royal Australian Navy is leading the world in bringing the new MRH-90 ‘Taipan’ Multi-Role Helicopter into service at sea.
Over the past two weeks, Royal Australian Navy technical sailors identified for NUSHIP Canberra have been familiarising themselves with ship systems common to Canberra, onboard Spanish Ship ESPS Cantabria.
During a noteworthy ceremony at HMAS Stirling on 1 July, formal command of the Fleet Logistic Support Element - Fleet Base West (FLSE-FBW) passed from Joint Logistics Unit - West (JLU-W) to Commander, Australian Submarine Forces.
Royal Australian Navy members from HMAS Coonawarra paid a visit to their US counterparts aboard the USS Blue Ridge on Wednesday, 3 July, armed with some of Australia’s finest delicacies.
A number of local residents recently received medical and dental care from Australian Defence Force personnel at the Medical Community Aid Post set up outside the Vanimo Hospital during PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2013.