Exercise KAKADU 2016

The Navy's premier maritime exercise, KAKADU 16, is currently being held off the coast of Darwin.
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01 Oct 2016
Regional partners tour the Darwin Military Museum during Exercise Kakadu 2016.
International observers at the recent Exercise KAKADU in Darwin made time to appreciate Australia’s military and cultural history, touring the Darwin Military Museum and Second World War Oil Storage Tunnels.
01 Oct 2016
Members of Terminal Velociraptor compete in the National Indoor Skydiving Championships in Penrith, NSW
Defence teams placed second and third in Inter AA category of the National Indoor Skydiving Championships held in Penrith in late August.
30 Sep 2016
Warrant Officer Phil Robertson with his wife Angela and Olympian Catherine Skinner at the Australian War Memorial Last Post Ceremony.
Almost every evening of the year a member of the Australian Defence Force dons their ceremonial attire in Canberra and honours one of the 102,000 Australians who have given their life in war and other operations.
30 Sep 2016
The Air Warfare Destroyer, NUSHIP Hobart, commences its first series of sea trails, Builder's Sea Trials, which demonstrates the functionality of the ship's propulsion, manoeuvring, auxiliary, control and navigation systems.
Builder Sea Trials for the first destroyer Hobart are complete following several days at sea off the coast of South Australia last week. 
29 Sep 2016
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Adam Grant with a cheese platter for 'arvos' on board HMAS Glenelg during Exercise Kakadu 2016.
For some Navy chefs, cooking is a trade, for others a passion, and for one small boat sailor, keeping morale high through providing great tasting food for his team is a daily delight.
29 Sep 2016
His Majesty’s Armed Forces Tonga Navy LCM VOEA LATE, PPB VOEA PANGAI, Cook Island PPB TE KUKUPA and Samoan PPB NAFANUA
Now in its fourth year the joint maritime surveillance operation, Operation IKA MOANA, has been successful in both terms of its achievements and as a demonstration of the value regional partnerships.  

Upcoming Events

If you're in Nowra on 23 October 2016 why not come along to the 5th Annual Albatross Show n Shine at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra Hill. Gates open at 8am for Entrant and Spectator...
Bring the whole family and enjoy a day out at the Navy's largest training base, HMAS Cerberus. Free parking is available. Pack a picnic or buy lunch from one of the many food stalls or taste the...

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