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  • 25 November 2011

    The Minister for Defence and Member for Perth, Stephen Smith MP and the Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney, congratulated seven West Australian employers and their Australian Defence Force (ADF) Reservists for their outstanding service to the ADF during 2011. A ceremony recognising the employers and their Reservist employees was held last night on […]

  • 24 September 2014

    The Australian Navy has been recognised for ‘intelligent security practices’ in the 2014 Defence Excellence in Security Awards, announced on 17 September.   The achievements of Navy people this year were significant, with nine nominations resulting in three finalists, and two of the three categories being won. The third category was only open to Defence […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Recognition of the efforts of Navy people is a priority at HMAS Creswell and a recent ‘clear lower deck’ provided an excellent opportunity to congratulate some members of ship’s company on their work. Creswell has a specific quarterly award for teamwork within the command unit. Recipients of the teamwork award for the second quarter of 2013 were the […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Royal Australian Navy would like to congratulate eight of its members who were awarded honours by The Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, during a series of Investiture Ceremonies held at Government House, Sydney this week. They were: Conspicuous Service Cross   Commander Paul John Hines For outstanding […]

  • 21 August 2014

    As HMAS Success approached the end of her RIMPAC deployment, Commanding Officer Captain Allison Norris took advantage of the reduced tempo to recognise the contributions and achievements of personnel.   One particular gathering was of Success’ embarked Seahawk Flight, which joined the ship shortly before leaving Fleet Base East for RIMPAC 2014. Captain Norris began […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Fifty seven Navy members were recognised for significant milestones in their careers during a Promotions and Awards Ceremony held at HMAS Cerberus recently. Executive Officer HMAS Cerberus, Commander Mike Oborn, RAN, presented 46 Operational Service Medals (OSM) and an assortment of promotion certificates and long service clasps, before an audience of ship’s company and family. […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    HMS Severn has demonstrated her operational capability and been named the most effective ship in the Fishery Protection Squadron. The competition, run throughout the year, recognised the efforts of Severn and her ship’s company, for their drive, enthusiasm, success and efficiency. As an added bonus Severn will be presented with the Jersey Cup during the […]

  • 30 May 2014

    Royal UK Navy photographers that deploy with warships and commando units worldwide have been recognised for their talent, dedication and creativity at the annual Peregrine Trophy awards in London.   Joining up as any other rating into a particular trade such as logistics, engineering or warfare specialists, the sailors work hard to excel at their […]

  • 27 July 2016

    Last month, on completion of her fifth and final patrol on Operation MANITOU, HMAS Darwin took a moment to recognise the extraordinary efforts of the crew who ensured the success of her deployment. Commander Joint Task Force 633, Air Vice Marshal Tim Innes was onboard Darwin in the port of Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, to […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Outstanding service by a Navy Clinical Manager aboard HMAS Ballarat has been recognised with the presentation of an Australia Day Medallion to Petty Officer J’arne Dance at a ceremony at HMAS Penguin this week. PO Dance was commended for her “unfaltering commitment and dedication to her duties as the senior medical representative in Ballarat … […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Trainee submariners passing through their dedicated school at HMS Raleigh now earn a qualification recognised by industry should they leave the Silent Service. The RN Submarine School has become the first Armed Forces training school to be recognised as an ‘approved centre’ for the instruction it delivers. Training provided to new ‘deeps’ at the RN […]

  • 9 June 2014

    Twenty-three Royal Australian Navy personnel have been awarded honours and awards in the 2014 Queens Birthday Honours List.   The distinguished group of officers and sailors were awarded the honours and awards for their outstanding performance in duties ranging from operational service, support to operations, leadership, training, provision of healthcare and key involvement in the […]

  • 4 February 2015

    Royal Navy’s HMS Iron Duke was recognised with the Fleet Effectiveness Award for Above Water Warfare (AWW). This award recognises the work that the Iron Duke team has put in over the last 12-months working up for deployment, conducting Seawolf In-Service Firings and a South Atlantic Deployment. This is not only in the regular practice and conduct […]

  • 4 June 2014

    A total of 23 Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and MOD civilian personnel have been awarded Fleet Commander Commendations for their efforts over the past year.   Fleet Commander Admiral Phil Jones CB presented the awards at a special ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base. The Fleet Commander Commendations are given to sailors, marines […]

  • 7 July 2011

      Portsmouth based warship HMS Westminster has been formally recognised by the American Armed Forces for her contribution to operations in Lib… (bfbs) [mappress] Source: bfbs, July 7, 2011;

  • 8 July 2015

    A year of hard work paid off for the crew of Australian Navy’s HMAS Arunta recently when they were awarded the Otranto Shield for the highest standards of gunnery and the Action Information Organisation Shield award for the highest standard of tactical information dissemination throughout the fleet in 2014. The Otranto Shield recognises the effort […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Training & Education

    A Gosport woman has been recognised for her long and exemplary service as a Civil Servant in the Royal Navy. Sue Preston was presented with the Imperial Service Medal by Second Sea Lord, Vice Admiral David Steel CBE, at a ceremony in Admiralty House, Portsmouth Naval Base. Sue first joined the Civil Service in 1980 […]

  • 10 February 2011

      BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has been recognised for its outstanding achievements in generating sustainable growth and jobs by Europe’s 500, a non-profit organisation which promotes entrepreneurship. Former German Chancellor, Gerard Schroeder, presented BMT with the accolade at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 3rd […]

  • 31 March 2011
    Industry news

      The Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC has recognised the achievements of Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Melbourne, awarding the Gloucester Cup during a ceremony at Garden Island, Sydney yesterday. Commodore Support, Commodore Andrew Smith, RAN joined the Governor-General to present the Commanding Officer of Melbourne, Commander Michael John Harris, RAN, with the […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Ultra announces that its Ocean Systems business (UEOS), located in Massachusetts, USA has been awarded a three-year contract totalling over US$19m from the US Navy.   The contract is for the production of the Naval Acoustic Electromechanical Beacon (“NAE Beacon”) expendable countermeasure and includes a base year and two additional options for 2015 and 2016. […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from Australian warship HMAS Stuart were recognised for saving the life of an American sailor during Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 14. Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics – Personnel Operations Matthew Sales, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Benjamin Ridd, Able Seaman Electronic Technician Freya Gosnell and Able Seaman Electronic Technician Daniel Illman were recognised by the Commanding Officer […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Industry news

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has had its status as Recognised Organisation (RO) renewed by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) with an increased scope. The RO status permits BMT to undertake assurance activities on behalf of the MOD Naval Authorities. […]

  • 27 October 2014

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Darwin received one of the top awards at 2014 Navy Safety Awards at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre in Sydney recently. The award was granted for the safe disposal of large quantities of illegal narcotics seized while the guided missile frigate was deployed on Operation SLIPPER in the Persian Gulf earlier this […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      BMT Hi-Q Sigma Ltd (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has announced that in partnership with Nuvia Ltd, it has been awarded a 12 month extension contract with the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD). This contract will see both companies continuing to provide technical expertise and programme management support for the Submarine Dismantling Project […]

  • 8 June 2015

    The crew of Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll has been rewarded for their excellence while on counter-drugs patrol in the Caribbean. Commodore Paul Halton, who commands the Devonport-based fleet of ships and submarines, visited HMS Argyll at HM Naval Base Devonport for an award ceremony recognising the many successes of the ship during deployments involving in […]

  • 20 July 2016

    Star sailors from the Royal Navy’s Portsmouth flotilla have been rewarded for outstanding achievements by the Armed Forces Minister. In her last day in office on July 18, Penny Mordaunt presented 29 awards to personnel who have gone the extra mile for their ship or unit during the past 12 months. The ceremony on Friday (July […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Instructor of the Year On-the-Job for 2103, Warrant Officer James McEwan was presented with his award at Garden Island, Fleet Base East on Friday 18 July.   As the Fleet Gunnery Assistant for Sea Training Group from February 2011 through January 2014, Warrant Officer McEwan trained ships’ companies in close range and small arms gunnery, […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

      Portsmouth based warship HMS Westminster has been formally recognised by the American Armed Forces for her contribution to operations in Libya earlier this year. The Type-23 frigate was initially deployed to Libya on Operation Ellamy to take part in humanitarian operations and evacuate refugees, taking over from HMS York on March 4. She then […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The hard work and high standards produced by the crew of HMAS Huon (II) during 2012 under the leadership of LCDR Jace Hutchinson, was recognised yesterday, with the presentation of the Rushcutters Shield. Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett and Commander Mine Hunter Patrol Boat Force Captain Bob Plath presented the Shield […]