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  • 19 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class submarine HMAS Sheean has taken advantage of a mid-ocean encounter by getting in some anti-submarine warfare practice on its way to Singapore for a major exercise.   HMAS Sheean will participate in Exercise Bersama Shield 2014 with other Australian Defence Force assets alongside the defence forces of New Zealand, Malaysia, […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class Submarine HMAS Sheean returned from her South East Asian Deployment. According to social media, the vessel wrapped up her mission and returned home to HMAS Stirling. HMAS Sheean is the fifth Collins Class Submarine built by the ASC in Adelaide, Australia. Sheean was named after Ordinary Seaman Teddy Sheean, who was lost when HMAS Armidale (I) was […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Following a five month deployment to south-east Asia, Australian Navy submarine HMAS Sheean returned to Fleet Base West, in Rockingham, Western Australia last week. Sheean’s deployment included visits to Singapore, Kuantan, Subic Bay and Darwin as well as involvement in Exercise Kakadu, held in the waters off the top end of Australia. During her deployment, the submarine also completed a […]

  • 22 August 2019

    Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Sheean returned to her Garden Island homeport earlier this month, completing a five-month deployment. Sheean departed Fleet Base West in early April and has operated in Asia Pacific. During her time underway, the submarine visited Singapore, Subic Bay and Darwin. Sheean’s Commanding Officer, Commander Darren White, said while submariners expected […]

  • 20 August 2018

    Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class submarine HMAS Sheean returned home to Fleet Base West after almost three months of operations in the Indo-Pacific. The navy did not reveal which exercises the submarine joined and how many port visits the crew made. The only known port visit was the one to Malaysia, which took place in July. Commodore Buckley, […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy submarine, HMAS Sheean, has been hunted from the air and sea as part of Exercise Bersama Shield off the Malay Peninsula.   Exercise Bersama Shield is designed to enhance the interoperability of Five Power Defence Arrangement member nations. Australian Defence Force (ADF) elements have joined with forces from Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore […]

  • 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, […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    More than 800 Australian Navy, Army and Air Force personnel are on their way home after taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest naval exercise, which concluded in Hawaii this week.   Australia sent the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ship HMAS Success and Submarine HMAS Sheean, a rifle company from 5th Battalion, the Royal Australian […]

  • 19 June 2014

    HMAS Success left Fleet Base East on Friday the 13th of June for her first overseas deployment since 2010 to participate in RIMPAC (Exercise Rim of the Pacific) in Hawaii.   Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, Commander Surface Forces, Commodore Jonathan Mead, and Director General Maritime Operations, Commodore Braddon Wheeler, were on the […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle achieved the milestone of Unit Readiness while conducting collective training with other Australian Defence Force (ADF) assets including the submarine HMAS Sheean and combat aircraft from the Air Force. Sea Training Group mentors assessed Newcastle as Unit Ready in all areas during a four-week exercise in the Eastern Australian Exercise Area that culminated […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The six-nation submarine search and rescue exercise Pacific Reach 2019 has concluded off the coast of Western Australia. Held at Fleet Base West and in the Western Australian Exercise Area, the drill involved assets from Australia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and the United States. Australian Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Training & Education

    A successful two weeks of intense anti-submarine warfare training between Navy and Air Force in the Western Australian Exercise Area concluded last Friday.   Two AP-3C Orions from the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), three S-70B2 Seahawks, and HMA Ships Toowoomba and Sheean were joined by a P-8A Poseidon from the United States Navy (USN) […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Training & Education

    JFD has successfully demonstrated its fully-integrated submarine rescue system during exercises off the coast of Western Australia. In a range of weather conditions, JFD’s system was used in the triennial Pacific Reach, a multi-lateral series of exercises. In 2019, the Pacific Reach was hosted by Australia with the participating nations of South Korea, Japan, Malaysia […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    More than 120 Army personnel from across 1 Brigade have joined forces in Hawaii to form the Australian 4th Combat Landing Team for exercise Rim of the Pacific 2014 (RIMPAC) – the world’s largest naval exercise.   The soldiers, drawn from C Company – 5th Royal Australian Regiment, 8/12 Regt, RAA and Headquarters 1 Brigade, […]

  • 18 September 2015

    The Australian HMAS Arunta has hosted both Indian and Australian dignitaries, plus naval personnel from both countries at an official reception as part of AUSINDEX15. Australian High Commissioner to India, Mr Patrick Suckling, Head Navy Capability, Rear Admiral Jonathon Mead, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, and Indian and consulate officials […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2015

    After sailing over 10,000 km each, the Royal Australian Navy’s HMA Ships Sirius, Arunta and Sheean are in Visakhapatnam, India preparing to exercise with the Indian Navy. The inuagural bilateral maritime activity, AUSINDEX, will commence on 12 September and will start with briefings and practical demonstrations ashore, before progressing to sea. HMAS Sirius foreshadowed the […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Today the recommendations of the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal Inquiry into unresolved recognition for past acts of Naval and Military gallantry and valour were accepted by the Government. I welcome the Tribunal’s report and the Government’s response. As many of you know, eleven former members of the RAN were considered as part of […]

  • 6 January 2014

    The Australian Navy’s operational tanker, HMAS Sirius conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with Anzac class frigate HMAS Stuart, transferring the much needed fuel and thus ensuring Stuart more flexibility and time on station to achieve her mission off Christmas Island. The replenishment was the first of five to be performed within the Operation RESOLUTE […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the sixth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Munro (WMSL 755). Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said: At this stage of construction, the NSC 6 is more complete and has better cost performance than any previous NSC. Working together, the Ingalls and Coast Guard team […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The inaugural bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia, AUSINDEX15, has concluded September 19, in Visakhapatnam, India. The activity brought together ships and aircraft from both countries to strengthen defence co-operation under the Framework for Security Cooperation announced in 2014 by the Australian and Indian Prime Ministers, Abbott and Modi. Head Navy Capability, Rear Admiral […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The inaugural bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australia, AUSINDEX15, has commenced, with an opening ceremony held in Visakhapatnam, India, on 12 September. Building on the personal relationship of Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Abbott, the Minister for Defence, the Honourable Kevin Andrews MP, recently visited India to further develop, with his counterpart Minster […]

  • 15 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, christened USCGC Munro (WMSL 755), the sixth cutter the company built for the U.S. Coast Guard on November 14. Julie Sheehan, the great niece of the ship’s namesake, Signalman First Class Douglas Munro, is the ship’s sponsor. At the culmination of the ceremony, she smashed a bottle across […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Halifax Provincial Court sentenced the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) to pay a penalty of CAD$100,000 after pleading guilty to violating the state’s Fisheries Act. The charges stem from a May 8, 2013, incident where approximately 9000 liters of diesel fuel was spilled from the Canadian Navy frigate HMCS St. John’s into Halifax […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntingon Ingalls Industries, has announced the christening ceremony for the sixth Legend-class National Security Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) which is to take place on Saturday, November 14, 2015. The ship is named for Signalman First Class Douglas Munro who died saving the lives of 500 Marines in battle at Guadalcanal during World […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Industry news

    Enterprise Ventures Corporation  has been awarded a $12.5 million contract from Naval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City Division (NSWC-PCD). Under this contract, EVC will build the U.S. Navy Carriage, Stream, Tow, and Recovery System (CSTRS) for the MH-60S helicopter. The CSTRS provides the multi-mission MH-60S helicopter with the widest, largest minesweeping capability by making […]

  • 13 August 2014

    US Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel responded to a report of possible pollution caused by the grounding of the motor vessel Pacific Queen, moored at Harris Harbor in Juneau, Tuesday morning.   Coast Guard pollution responders arrived on scene and observed a small sheen. The hull of Pacific Queen sustained minor damage due to grounding. […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology responded to a report of a 65-foot pleasure craft that went aground near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Washington, Sunday morning.   There was reportedly up to 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard the vessel and an unrecoverable sheen was reported to be visible on the water. […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Industry news

    Kvichak Marine, Industries, Inc. was recently awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for fifteen (15) 30’ Rapid Response Skimmers to be delivered to various Navy bases over the next 12 months. The Navy currently owns and operates over 70 Kvichak-built skimmers worldwide as the Navy’s tier one response asset. The rapid-response, shallow-water capable skimmer […]