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  1. Deployment an open book for kids

    The cover of the book which Hayley Boswell and her partner CPO Bradley Lynch hold with their daughter, Evie-May, far left.
    A Navy family member has written a book to help children understand what their parents do in the Navy, and to help them cope when they are deployed.
  2. Simulation key to team dynamics

    Royal Australian Navy members participate in Experiment Sky Kraken, a study to monitor team interactions during MTUAS operations.
    Royal Australian Navy personnel have taken part in Experiment Sky Kraken, a study to monitor team interactions during Aerial System operations.
  3. Navy triathletes tackle Cairns

    Chief Petty Officer Naval Police Coxswain Michelle Cannon competes in the cycling leg of her first triathlon.
    Navy triathletes mixed it with about 2,400 other competitors at this year’s Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Cairns in June.
  4. Amphibious milestones mount

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment disembark a Landing Craft from HMAS Canberra during a major amphibious beach landing operation during Exercise Talisman Saber.
    Australia’s amphibious capability was put to the test recently as the Amphibious Task Group Headquarters took charge of the largest amphibious assault conducted by an Australian force for 70 years as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABER.
  5. Ex-sailor’s lasting legacy continues with new destroyer

    David Morse presents the official bell-rope for Hobart, marking the 16th bell-rope that he has crafted for a naval ship.
    A retired Royal Australian Navy sailor handed over his 16th bell-rope designed for a naval vessel at a ceremony held for future destroyer Hobart’s provisional acceptance by Defence.
  6. Patrol boats essential to exercise

    HMAS Bathurst breaks away from the fleet during Exercise Talisman Saber 17 Field Training Exercise - North.
    HMA Ships Bathurst and Broome have been mixing it up with the big kids; proving they can punch above their weight in complex maritime warfare exercises.
  7. Partnership pays off for Frigate Enterprise

    FFG Systems Program Office (SPO) director Captain Brad Smith thanks the audience on behalf of the FFG Enterprise team at the Essington Lewis Awards for Defence and Industry Excellence in Canberra.
    When Leading Seaman Marine Technician Sarah Battenally posted into the Guided Missile Frigate Systems Program Office as Technical Support Officer, she braced herself to expect the unexpected.
  8. Warfighting stocks strengthened

    (Front R-L) Head of Command Navigation and Littoral Warfare, CMDR Darron Rowe, Head Navy Capability RADM Jonathan Mead, and Director Training Authority Maritime Warfare, CAPT Craig Powell, with graduates.
    Thirty-six maritime warfare officers were recently awarded their Bridge Warfare Certificates after graduating from Junior Warfare Application Course 63 in a ceremony held at HMAS Watson in Sydney.
  9. Penguin celebrates in style

    Commanding Officer HMAS Penguin Commander Ian Campbell, RAN (right), Ex-servicemen Mr Keith Hearnden (centre) and Seaman Medical Giaan Holland (left) cut a cake to celebrate the 75th Birthday of HMAS Penguin during a clear lower deck.
    Sydney base, HMAS Penguin has marked 75 years of service with a celebration onboard and a community engagement ceremonial sunset and dinner.
  10. Operational overwatch complete for Aircrewman

    Leading Seaman Aircrew Karl Beyer is seen in HMAS Arunta's Helecopter (Predator) while on patrol in the Middle East Region.
    Navy’s S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters have had a long history of supporting naval operations, and ‘Predator’ and its crew have not let that heritage down.

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