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  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2013 was conducted on the South China Sea, Singapore and the Malaysian Peninsula between 8-18 April. Australia was the only nation to deploy a submarine in support of Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2013. Commanding Officer of HMAS Dechaineux Commander Glen Miles said operating as the enemy or “Red Force”, HMAS Dechaineux’s role in […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class HMAS Dechaineux made a port visit in Hobart, Australia for a few days recently. Breaking up their long transit to New Zealand, Dechaineux sailed north to Jervis Bay to spend a day at anchor conducting maintenance. It also enabled some of the ship’s company a chance to go ashore at HMAS Creswell where […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class submarine HMAS Dechaineux returned to Fleet Base West after a two-month deployment to Tasmania and New Zealand. One of the highlights of Dechaineux’s deployment was being the Royal Australian Navy representative unit at the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary activities in Auckland. Enroute home she participated in exercise Ocean Raider off the Australian east […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Training & Education

    HMAS Dechaineux returned to her home port at Fleet Base West just before Christmas, following a six month deployment to Asia and the east coast of Australia. Her return marked 176 days since leaving her home port and she steamed 24,000 miles in what was a busy period. A large number of sailors and officers […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Royal Australian Navy sent their submarines to waters south of Japan where the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) hosted a trilateral submarine competition (SUBCOMP) exercise from September 12 to 19. Japan deployed four submarines to the exercise while the US Navy participated with Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) and Royal Australian […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the U.S. Navy’s Submarine Command Course (SCC), at Fleet Base West and in the fleet exercise areas off Western Australia. Australia supports the SCC every year; regularly sending an Australian submarine to Hawaii (as well as the international biennial Rim of the Pacific Exercise), or hosting the course […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian, New Zealand and Canadian Navies took part in anti-submarine warfare exercises off the east coast of New Zealand late last year. Exercise NGA TAHI sought to strengthen relations and refine common operating procedures between the participating nations. Australian submarine HMAS Dechaineux exercised for three days with Anzac frigates, HMNZ Ships Te Kaha […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Dechaineux has recently conducted a patrol through the North West Australia area in the vicinity of important oil and gas infrastructure. During the patrol the submarine took the opportunity to exercise with a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft in order to prove the effectiveness of joint air and sub-surface security […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Three Royal Australian Navy Frigates have departed Sydney Harbour bound for the coast off Newcastle to continue a series of intensive air and sea exercises over the next fortnight. Triton Warrior 11 is the third in a series of co-ordinated naval exercises conducted this year in the Eastern Australian Exercise Area. While the first three […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) pulled into Royal Australian Navy base HMAS Stirling on Garden Island after completing training activities with four Australian Collins-class submarines. Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine Santa Fe took part in a joint training exercise with HMAS Collins, HMAS Farncomb, HMAS Dechaineux and HMAS Sheean, in waters around Australia. The exercise, […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    There has been some sensationalist reporting relating to a minor flood in HMAS Farncomb on 25 July 2012. The following media release is the actual statement made by the Department of Defence on 25 July 2012. On Wednesday 25 July (Australian Eastern Standard Time), while participating in Exercise RIMPAC, HMAS Farncomb suffered a minor flood […]

  • 6 October 2011

      The Royal Australian Navy turned on some real heat away from everyday business for a group of WA senior managers and employers during a familiarisation visit to HMAS Stirling. The group of 18 business people swapped their corporate attire for Navy overalls and boots to see how crews manage hazards at the RAN School […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Fleet Base West has experienced a busy first half of 2012, with both HMAS Stirling and West based Fleet Units playing host to several high profile international visitors since January. April was particularly busy with a flurry of VIP visits to the West. The first was from the United States Secretary of the Navy, the […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Having wrapped up her participation in the Australian Navy exercise Ocean Explorer on March 5, Italian Navy FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere headed for Jakarta, Indonesia as part of her deployment to the Asia-Pacific region. The Carlo Bergamini-class frigate arrived in Jakarta on March 9 and hosted the Italian ambassador and a number of Indonesian officials […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy recently completed Black Carillon 16, a three week submarine escape and rescue exercise off the Western Australian coast. This year’s iteration of the exercise is the 15th in a series of Navy submarine escape and rescue exercises, designed to practice and prove established rescue procedures used in the rare instance requiring the evacuation of personnel […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy’s existence revolves around placing people on ships and in one of the more demanding environments and we must have a very aggressive and proactive safety culture so that we can continue to achieve our mission of fighting and winning at sea. The Chief of Navy VADM Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN was on hand […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Industry news

    “Today, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) released its paper “Mind The Gap: Getting Serious About Submarines”. As a result of this there has been some quite critical, and in some cases dated, analysis reported in the press. There is no denying the issue that submarine availability is not where we need it to be. […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval College Class of 1953/55 took a journey down memory lane when they held their 60th Anniversary reunion at HMAS Stirling on Wednesday, 15 May 2013. Travelling from all parts of Australia, the 40 visitors who consisted of retired members, their partners and widows of former 1953 class members relished the opportunity to spend […]

  • 13 December 2019

    Two Royal Australian Navy minehunters have returned home following a successful overseas deployment that saw them travel a record distance, the navy said. HMAS Ships Diamantina and Gascoyne traveled more than thirteen thousand nautical miles in the past four months as they deployed to East Asia for multinational and bilateral exercises in Japan and South […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Training & Education

    2013 was one of the busiest years on recent record for the Royal Australian Navy Fleet. During a period of substantial border protection activity, and against a backdrop of international piracy and narcotics trading interdiction in the Middle East and Indian Ocean, the Navy continued to meet its mission to fight and win in the […]

  • 21 October 2014

    Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Larrakia has honoured the 92 Australians who gave their lives during the liberation of the Philippines during World War Two, by participating in the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. A memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives in the battle was unveiled in […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    HMAS Stirling is preparing for the biggest ANZAC Day yet in the 99th year since the Gallipoli campaign. Personnel from HMAS Stirling, Fleet Base West units and lodger units will be honouring the special day in locations across Western Australia.   Personnel have been practising their drill in the lead up to the day and […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMAS Stirling (Captain Brett Wolski) has hosted multiple regional visitors recently, with Malaysian Navy to Navy Talks and the Inaugural ASEAN Defence Ministerial Plus (ADMM-Plus) Maritime Security Experts’ Working Group Meeting both occurring in Western Australia in July. The Malaysian/Australian Navy talks, headed by Royal Malaysian Navy’s RADM Dato’ Musa bin Omar occurred over two […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Traditions and customs are the foundations of the strong bonds between sailors, officers and their ships, so it is only fitting that the Royal Australian Navy collects, maintains and displays the items that chronicle its heritage.   Commander Alex Hawes, Director of the Navy Heritage Collection, is keenly aware of the significance of the collection […]

  • 4 June 2014

    HMS Somerset and HMAS Darwin, the two top naval crime fighters in the Indian Ocean have met and shared their experiences of half a dozen drugs busts.   Between them they have accounted for seizing £240m of illegal narcotics in the past two months. The duo, directed by a Royal UK Navy-led task force, have […]

  • 17 June 2020

    Seven Royal Australian Navy (RAN) warships sailed in the past week from navy’s Fleet Base East and Fleet Base West to undertake a range of training activities to test newly upgraded systems and exercise as part of a maritime task group.

  • 19 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Success, deployed as part of Operation MANITOU, engaged in a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with Royal Navy’s vessel in the Middle East Region. This was Success’ third replenishment evolution and it lasted for approximately one hour. Success transferred almost 150 cubic metres of fuel to HMS Kent. Commanding Officer of the Duke Class, Type […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat and Royal Canadian Navy ships HMCS Ottawa and Winnipeg recently completed a series of underway exercises in the waters of South East Asia. The exercises, conducted in international waters from 19-21 April, included close quarters manoeuvring, practicing replenishment at sea activities and conducting anti submarine warfare training utilising helicopters from […]

  • 28 May 2014

      HMAS Darwin has taken advantage of a cross-deck to exchange ideas with members of the Royal Navy ship HMS Somerset while conducting maritime security patrols in the Arabian Sea.   HMAS Darwin is deployed to the Middle East Area of Operations as part of Operation Slipper’s contribution to the 30-nation Combined Maritime Forces. Eleven […]