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24 June 2013
Socceroos logo courtesy of http://www.ffa.com.au

Socceroos logo courtesy of http://www.ffa.com.au When the Socceroos took on Japan in their World Cup qualifier in Tokyo recently, representatives of HMAS Sydney were there and in top form,...

24 June 2013
Spectacular formation of the 100 Navy Sailors forming the number 100 outside the Sydney Opera House.

24 June marks 100 days to go until the Royal Australian Navy commemorates the arrival of its first fleet 100 years ago with a spectacular International Fleet Review in Sydney from 3 -11 October 2013...

21 June 2013
Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Taylor Burgess in the server room of HMAS Tobruk.

Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Taylor Burgess in the server room of HMAS Tobruk. Far from her hometown of Ulverstone, Taylor Burgess is on the high seas as part of an...

21 June 2013
Landing Craft Heavy HMAS Tarakan comes alongside HMAS Choules during Exercise Sea Lion 2013.

Landing Craft Heavy HMAS Tarakan comes alongside HMAS Choules during Exercise Sea Lion 2013. Exercise Sea Lion 2013 has entered a critical phase with the go ahead being given for the Amphibious...

21 June 2013
An 816 Squadron Seahawk helicopter draws a big crowd at the SKYCITY Triple Crown, V8 Supercars event at Hidden Valley raceway, 14-16 June 2013.

Motor sport aficionados are used to seeing fast cars and even faster aircraft at the SKYCITY Triple Crown V8 Supercars event in Darwin, but this year, one of the Navy's Seahawk helicopters has taken...

21 June 2013
Leading Seaman Maritime Logistic Chef Daryl Ford onboard HMAS Choules during Exercise Sea Lion 2013.

Leading Seaman Maritime Logistic Chef Daryl Ford onboard HMAS Choules during Exercise Sea Lion 2013. When Kangaroo Point local Darryl Ford has people around for dinner it’s not exactly what you...

21 June 2013
The Australian Hydrographic Service Notices to Mariners team: Manager Nautical Assessment Mark Bolger (centre) and Nautical Assessment Officers Miss Sarah Conelius and Mr Peter Naumovski.

The Australian Hydrographic Service Notices to Mariners team: Manager Nautical Assessment Mark Bolger (centre) and Nautical Assessment Officers Miss Sarah Conelius and Mr Peter Naumovski. Today is...

21 June 2013
New Entry Officers Course (NEOC)48 graduates march onto the Quarterdeck at HMAS Creswell during the passing out parade of NEOC48.

New Entry Officers Course (NEOC)48 graduates march onto the Quarterdeck at HMAS Creswell during the passing out parade of NEOC48. Eighty-five naval officers graduated initial training today...

21 June 2013
Channel Seven News Crew arrives onboard HMAS Choules after a Army Black Hawk transfer to cover Exercise Sea Lion 2013. Image: ABIS Chantell Bianchi

The ship’s company and embarked forces of HMAS Choules came under the media microscope recently as a camera crew from Channel Seven Brisbane came onboard for a couple of days to cover Exercise SEA...

17 June 2013
Troops from 2RAR onboard LCM8 return to HMAS Choules after conducting training exercises as part of Exercise Sea Lion. Image: ABIS Chantell Bianchi.

Exercise SEA LION 2013 got underway on June 10 as HMAS Choules slipped out to sea with a complement of more than 400 Army and Navy personnel onboard, and various pieces of equipment firmly secured on...

8 June 2013
Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, Commander Karl Brinckmann, passes conning orders to the helm as HMAS Sydney manoeuvres from the wharf to depart Busan, Republic of Korea.

Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, Commander Karl Brinckmann, passes conning orders to the helm as HMAS Sydney manoeuvres from the wharf to depart Busan, Republic of Korea. You do not have access to...

31 May 2013
HMAS Toowoomba and HMAS Newcastle conduct their Operation SLIPPER handover and officer of the watch manoeuvres in the northern Indian Ocean.

HMAS Toowoomba (II) is making her way home to Australia after handing over maritime security and interception operations for Operation SLIPPER in the Middle East Area of Operations to HMAS Newcastle...

3 May 2013
A Royal Australian Navy Seahawk from Squadron 816, fly's the Australian White Ensign.

The Australian Defence Force will again be supporting Wings over Illawarra, which will take place on Sunday, 5 May. Held annually at Illawarra Regional Airport, Wings over Illawarra is a showcase of...

29 April 2013
ESPS Cantabria and HMAS Sydney conduct a challenging night RAS.

The Australian guided missile frigate You do not have access to view this node has successfully completed a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the Spanish tanker ESPS Cantabria off the coast of Cairns,...

25 April 2013
New Zealand Defence Force personnel marching with HMAS Success at the Anzac Day March in George St, Sydney.

Anzac Day is a day of national pride when we stop to remember those who forged our military history, and acknowledge those who continue the legacy. This year in true ANZAC spirit the Ships Company of...

18 April 2013
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN shakes the hand of Commodore Charles McHardie RAN, and welcomes him and his staff back to Australia, at the Sydney International Airport.

Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, AM, CSC, RAN joined family in welcoming home members of Taskforce 150, who have returned from the Middle East after four months leading...

12 April 2013
ESPS Cantabria and HMAS Choules conducting RAS operations at East Australian Exercise Area.

HMAS Choules has returned to sea following sea assurance testing of the ship’s six propulsion and power distribution transformers which were replaced after a defect was identified in June 2012. ESPS...

10 April 2013
International Fleet Review 2013 vertical logo.

The 3rd of April 2013 marked six months until Sydneysiders experience one of the biggest commemorative events since the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games: the Royal Australian Navy’s International Fleet...

3 April 2013
HMCS Toronto boarding party embarking on suspect dhow.

The Australian-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) has seized a record heroin haul during a boarding on Friday, 29 March 2013. Law enforcement agencies confirm the half a tonne of heroin has an...

29 March 2013
Spanish Armada ship ESPS Cantabria has arrived at Techport in Adelaide for an Easter port visit.

Spanish Armada ship ESPS Cantabria has berthed at Techport in Adelaide for an Easter port visit. ESPS Cantabria is currently operating with the Royal Australian Navy whilst on deployment to Australia...

14 March 2013
816 Squadron's Seahawk helicopter on static display at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon.

816 Squadron (816 SQN) has returned from the Avalon airshow with a highly sought-after award. The Australian International Airshow is the premier event on Australia’s international aviation calendar...

13 March 2013
(from left) Captain Angela Bond, RAN, Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, presents Frank and Carol Pradera with a Deputy Chief of Navy (DCN) Commendation, with Mr Barnie Van Wyk, CEO Navy Canteens, at HMAS Stirling's Canteen, WA.

(from left) Captain Angela Bond, RAN, Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, presents Frank and Carol Pradera with a Deputy Chief of Navy (DCN) Commendation, with Mr Barnie Van Wyk, CEO Navy Canteens, at...

20 February 2013
SPS Cantabria arrives at Fleet Base Ease, Sydney.

Today the Spanish Armada Ship Cantabria arrived at her adopted Australian home, Fleet Base East, Sydney. SPS Cantabria is a modern Auxiliary Oil Replenishment ship, which is capable of supplying fuel...

15 February 2013
Minister for Defence Stephen Smith with Don Pedro Morenes Eulate (Minister for Defence, Spain) signing a Memorandum of Understanding.

Today, I hosted Pedro Morenés Eulate, Spain’s Minister of Defence, during his visit to Melbourne. We were joined by the Minister for Defence Materiel, Dr Mike Kelly. Minister Morenés was in...

14 February 2013
The Royal Australian Navy Band plays outside Parliament House in support of Navy Week in Hobart, Tasmania.

The Tasmanian Detachment of the You do not have access to view this node have provided a sterling soundtrack to one of Hobart’s most festive weekends. The band played several high profile shows...

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