Royal Australian Navy

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Battle Tanker prepares to supply the Fleet

HMAS <i>Success</i>, the Royal Australian Navy’s Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (AOR) Tanker has sailed today ready to supply the fleet after an extended …

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Navy recovers fishing net from reef

Ghost netting is a menace to both marine life and shipping so when the crew of the Royal Australian Navy Armidale class Patrol Boat HMAS <i>Wollongong</i> …

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OCEAN EXPLORER 2018

The second iteration of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER will feature a complex web of maritime warfare training, trials and exercises, all designed to …

Military

A ghost rider's gift

HMAS <i>Hobart</i> (II) may have decommissioned 18 years ago, but Randall Wilson remembers his times as a ‘Ghost rider’ as some of the best of his life.<p>The …

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Hobart’s RAS with fellow First-In-Class

HMAS Hobart has completed her first ever replenishment at sea (RAS) with HMAS Anzac off the east coast of Australia.

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Navy presents new surf boat and trailer

For the tenth year, Team Navy continues its association with surf lifesaving as the naming rights sponsor of the 2017-18 Australian Surf Rowers …

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Warships set sail for major exercise

Two submarines, ten ships and embarked aircraft have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney bound for war games off the east coast of …

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Navy commemorates 76th anniversary of Bombing of Darwin

Navy personnel and a patrol boat from HMAS <i>Coonawarra</i> have taken part in commemorations to mark the 76th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.<p>The raid …

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Warships set sail for major exercise

Two submarines, ten ships and embarked aircraft have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney bound for war games off the east coast of …

Military

Australian dream achieved for former US Sailor

Seventy-five years after HMAS <i>Harman</i> was commissioned as a Royal Australian Navy establishment, command has hosted a United States Navy veteran who …

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‘Living Well’ - Chaplain awarded Australia Day Medallion

A Navy Chaplain has been awarded the Australia Day Medallion in recognition of his outstanding contribution to development and execution of the …

Australia Day

Adelaide commissions artwork

HMAS Adelaide has commissioned a painting which showcases its capability on amphibious operations, thanks to the revitalisation of a traditional …

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ADV Cape Inscription responds to burning boat

ADV Cape Inscription has rushed to the aid of a vessel on fire in Darwin Harbour. It was the second recent incident when Royal Australian Navy crewed …

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Kicking goals for Navy football

Navy has enjoyed a successful campaign at the Johnny Warren Cup football (soccer) tournament, with the women’s team taking home the first place …

Military

No shortage of milestones for DDG-39

HMAS Hobart has achieved a number of firsts for her class and the Royal Australian Navy over the past several weeks off the east coast of Australia.

Military

Warrant Officer roles recognised

Navy Tier Bravo Warrant Officers who occupy the role of Ships Warrant Officer (SWO) will now be recognised as Command Warrant Officer (CWO).

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HMAS Hobart participates in Royal Hobart Regatta 2018

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HMAS Hobart granted Freedom of Entry

The first bond between the new HMAS Hobart and her namesake city have been forged during a Freedom of Entry march.

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Navy parade at Brighton Jetty Classic

Navy has provided strong support at South Australia’s largest open water swim event as attendees enjoyed a fast and fun day in the sun.

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HMAS Hobart First of Class Trials

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HMAS Hobart granted Freedom of Entry

The first bond between the new HMAS <i>Hobart</i> and her namesake city have been forged during a Freedom of Entry march.<p>More than 180 officers and sailors …

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HMAS Hobart visits namesake city for the first time

The Royal Australian Navy’s newest warship, HMAS <i>Hobart,</i> has arrived in its namesake city for the first time.<p>This port visit is the first time in 18 …

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Proud sailor returns to Hobart

Leading Seaman Tim Lawler’s pride in his home town of Hobart is matched only by the pride he feels to serve aboard the city’s new namesake ship.<p>A …

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Homeward bound from life at sea

Originally from Devonport, Tasmania, Petty Officer Nick Newman’s career in the Navy has taken him to 34 countries. For this globetrotter, travel for …

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Homeward bound for Hobart’s Scott Oram

Hobart native Chief Petty Officer Chef Scott Oram will return home in a way befitting the city’s nautical tradition and his own career in the …

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Defence doors open for Darwin display

Australian Defence Force service men and women and United States Marines are busy putting the finishing touches on displays and activities in …

Australia

Navy Chief represents in Gallipoli

As the sun rose over the Gallipoli Peninsula on Anzac Day, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett reflected on the sacrifices of all Australian …

Darwin delivers, with more to come

More than 5,000 people turned out to get a taste of life in the military when Larrakeyah Defence Precinct, Darwin, held an Open Day, with Navy’s HMAS</i> …

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Conduct of joint operations hits high note

Musical cooperation between two countries could not have been stronger when two conductors shared conducting duties on stage with the Royal …

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