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  1. ScanEagle completes operational evaluation

    ScanEagle is launched from the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
    HMAS Newcastle has conducted the Royal Australian Navy’s first simultaneous operations of manned and unmanned aircraft during its current deployment to the Middle East on Operation MANITOU.
  2. Divers lend submarine a hand

    Clearance Divers of the Underwater Damage Repair element from Australian Clearance Diving Team Four conduct a dive to carry out maintenance on hull equipment on HMAS Farncomb at Fleet Base West.
    Navy teamwork was on show recently as members of Clearance Diving Team Four came to the aid of their submariner colleagues to carry out a vital piece of maintenance on HMAS Farncomb.
  3. Tables turned in footy final

    Members of Cerberus Doggies and South Yarra football team compete for the ball during the Southern Football National League Grand Final held at Power Reserve Oval, Doveton, Victoria.
    As the Richmond Tigers held up the Australian Football League premiership trophy at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, it was a different story in downtown Doveton for the Dogs of HMAS Cerberus, as their winning streak and dream of back-to-back premierships was shattered.
  4. HMAS Hobart sets sail

    Members of HMAS Hobart pictured on the ship’s forecastle as the destroyer sails out of Sydney Harbour for the first time since becoming a commissioned warship.
    HMAS Hobart has “slipped her lines” and set sail for the first time since commissioning on 23 September 2017.
  5. Battle of bridges conquered

    The Defence community and their families take part in HMAS Stirling's annual Walk to Work day, which involves walking from the base front gate to the Stirling Sports Oval, covering a distance of approximately 6.4km.
    Defence personnel based in Western Australia have stopped traffic in its tracks, closing the causeway to Garden Island in the name of fitness and wellbeing.
  6. Navy get on the bikes

    Lieutenant Commander Amy Bulters on her way to coming second in the cross country short course mountain bike event at the Australian Defence Cycling Club championships in 2015, held at Mount Stromlo, Canberra.
    Defence cyclists from across Australia will converge on Canberra between 21-27 October for the National Cycling Carnival.
  7. Resilience and reassurance – chaplaincy at sea

    The Chaplain of HMAS Adelaide, Lieutenant Commander Richard Quadrio is seen in before a MRH90 helicopter during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
    There is something reassuring about a smiling face or someone who asks how you are going when you feel a little overwhelmed, and in HMAS Adelaide there is one man who makes reassurance his business.
  8. Smooth sailing in the Philippines

    Landing craft from the RAN and Australian Army in formation with Philippine Marine Corps small unit riverine craft, during humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training conducted from HMAS Adelaide in Subic Bay, Philippines.
    The recent visit to the Philippines, by two Australian Navy ships of the Indo-Pacific Task Group has significantly reinforced the strong defence relationship between Australia and the archipelago.
  9. Community minded Cairns cycle for a cause

    The HMAS Cairns Crusaders cycling team.
    The HMAS Cairns Crusaders cycling team has put their fitness to the test attending the annual Cairns to Cooktown Cardiac Challenge, a fundraising event that aims to increase awareness about cardiac disease in Far North Queensland as well as financially support the cardiac ward in Cairns Base Hospital.
  10. Putting training into practice on nine month deployment

    Seaman Medic Benjamin Smith conducts a medical check-up in the medical centre in HMAS Warramunga.
    Dealing with simulated fire, flood and casualties is all part of the daily routine for Able Seaman Benjamin Smith.

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