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  • 15 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    An AUD $367 million project to upgrade the Royal Australian Navy base HMAS Stirling got underway on November 10 as Australia’s defense minister Marise Payne and Western Australia senator Slade Brockman joined the sod-turning ceremony to mark the ceremonial start of the upgrade. Located on Garden Island, near the city of Perth, HMAS Stirling is being redeveloped […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities

    Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) arrived at Australian Navy’s HMAS Stirling on June 25 for a port visit as part of its Western Pacific deployment. Jacksonville was welcomed by Commanding Officer Stirling Captain Angela Bond, Stirling ship’s company, and families and friends of the submarine crew. For many of the Jacksonville crew, this […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A new training and capability center at HMAS Stirling and Henderson which will support the Australian Navy’s new SEA 5000 frigates – to be built by BAE Systems – will benefit from an AU$670 million investment, the Australian government has announced. To be known as ‘Ship Zero’, the center will transfer an increasing amount of […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Training & Education

    The West Australian Navy community came together on the 13th July to pull a little bit of history from the ground at HMAS Stirling (Captain Brett Wolski). The 10 July milestone marked 100 years of service under the title of Royal Australian Navy. On 10 July 1911, His Majesty King George V granted the title […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Authorities

    Commander Shore Force (COMSHORE) Captain Brett Chandler spent a few days visiting the HMAS Stirling units under his command recently.   His primary focus was to observe the state of the infrastructure, engage with sailors and officers and understand the requirements for the provision of support, education and other services to submarines and ships based […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Training & Education

    A team of facilitators, subject matter experts and sailors from the United States has joined RAN submariners and human systems researchers from the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) to conduct an important workshop in Western Australia. The Tactical Advancement for the Next Generation (TANG) Workshop kicked off at HMAS Stirling with a Tech Expo which featured […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Los Angeles class fast-attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) is using its opportunity during her down time to work with Australian submariners at HMAS Stirling. The US West coast based Albuquerque is undertaking her final deployment before being decommissioned. Albuquerque’s Commanding Officer Commander Trent Heslink. With a crew of approximately 140 Sailors, Albuquerque will conduct a multitude […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2013

    The Los Angeles class fast attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) arrived at HMAS Stirling for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific Aug. 21. With a crew of approximately 135 Sailors, Chicago has been conducting a multitude of missions to showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet.  “Chicago’s visit […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Ford Performance Racing’s ‘Team Navy’ dropped in to HMAS Stirling today to meet with Sailors, ahead of this weekend’s V8 Supercar Development Series round at Barbagallo, Western Australia. ‘Team Navy’ driver Chaz Mostert showed interested Marine Technical Sailors around the engine of his Navy branded Ford FG Falcon V8 Supercar. The Sailors then returned the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2012
    Industry news

    The Australian Defense Department will use wave technology to power its largest naval facility, the ABC News reports. As we have been informed by Carnegie Wave Technology, they have signed formal power supply and grid connection agreements with the Australian Department of Defense. These agreements govern the exclusive purchase of all the electricity generated from […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Royal Australian Navy base HMAS Stirling recently hosted a joint Australian/US innovation event that discussed and explored current and future submarine technology. The four-day submarine Tactical Advancements for the Next Generation (TANG) event brought together a number of military and civilian stakeholders to brainstorm and share ideas and concepts designed to improve the control capability […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Senior NATO Officer and Commander-in-Chief Fleet Admiral Sir Trevor Soar, RN, KCB, OBE, visited HMAS Stirling, HMAS Collins and the Royal Australian Navy’s Submarine Escape Training Facility at Garden Island, Western Australia. Admiral Soar is the Commander in Chief-Fleet of the Royal Navy. Admiral Soar also fulfils the role of a NATO Commander and as […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Navy Domestic Engagement Program (NDEP) and HMAS Stirling personnel recently attended a Friendly and Fun Fair held at Endeavour Primary School on Tuesday, 9th April 2013. The annual Family and Fun Fair promotes the Buddy System, an anti-bullying program within the primary school where a younger student buddies up with an older student for the […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The Ohio-class guided missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrived at HMAS Stirling April 22 for a visit as part of its deployment to the western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 155, Michigan will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the fleet. “We on Michigan are excited to be […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy joined other members of Western Australia’s maritime community and more than eleven thousand members of the public on Saturday to celebrate the state’s seafaring industries. Officers and Sailors from HMAS Stirling gave the public a glimpse into their professional lives at the Celebrate Maritime Day event held at the Port of […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities

    A visit to HMAS Stirling by Colonel Harold Jacobs, Defence Attaché for Australia and New Zealand at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, provided the Royal Australian Navy with the opportunity to return some World War II Netherlands artefacts.   Three of the four artefacts are ship’s Bridge voice pipes, from the six […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Western Australia Police and the Australian Navy recently took part in ‘active shooter’ threat drills at HMAS Stirling to boost their security response capabilities. Working with the Rockingham Local Area Command, Naval Police Coxswains and Boatswains were equipped with practical strategies to quickly assess the type and severity of a threat, and to respond appropriately. Warrant […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Authorities

      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
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Royal Australian Navy joined other members of Western Australia’s maritime community and more than eleven thousand members of the public on Saturday to celebrate the state’s seafaring industries. Officers and Sailors from HMAS Stirling gave the public a glimpse into their professional lives at the Celebrate Maritime Day event held at the Port of […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Industry news

    The next Royal Australian Navy ship to see service in the Middle East Area of Operations has undergone an important treatment in Western Australia before sailing for foreign seas. HMAS Melbourne entered the Magnetic Treatment Facility at Fleet Base West in order to undertake deperming in the first week of September. The Magnetic Treatment Facility […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) fleet of simulation trainers is planned to undergo a major upgrade and expansion, the country’s defense minister said. Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defense, announced on August 31 the investment worth more than A$80 million. A new bridge simulation trainer will be introduced at HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia, and a new […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Thales Australia has delivered a significant upgrade to the Collins submarine Platform Training Simulator (PTS), which now has the highest levels of reliability and availability since entering service in 1993. Thales completed the complex upgrade of the dual simulator on time and with an accelerated installation schedule in order to minimise simulator downtime. The company […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat departed Western Australia on April 3 kicking off a deployment to the South East Asia. Upgraded with anti-ship missile defense, the frigate departed navy base HMAS Stirling under the command of Commander David Landon. During her time in South East Asia, Ballarat will promote the Australian Defence Force and further strengthen international […]