After a busy period of maintenance, HMAS Newcastle once again stretched her sea legs when she put to sea in early February for a 'shakedown' week. Newcastle is currently preparing for a six month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation MANITOU.
The Australian International Airshow 2015 pays tribute to Anzac and the heroes of military aviation. It is the major theme of the event and as such will be the first significant observance of the Gallipoli campaign in its centenary year. The airshow features an emotional and moving tribute to our aviators from Gallipoli to the present day. During the Australian International Airshow, Navy Daily will highlight the significant contribution of naval aviators from the First World War to the present day.