Australian Warships In The News

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From The Australian Government Department of Defence:

Cross Decking With Coalition Partners
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Members of HMAS Toowoomba and the Pakistan Navy’s PNS Alamgir swapped duties for a day during a recent exercise in the Gulf of Oman region of the Middle East.

Between 17 and 18 August 2011, naval personnel from the two countries showcased their mariner skills and interoperability.
More at http://www.defence.gov.au/defencenews/stories/2011/aug/0825.htm
 
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From The Australian Navy Website:

Joint Exercise Forges Closer Military Cooperation
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ANZAC and East Timor defence forces have come together for a successful joint military exercise in East Timor.

Exercise Tubaraun involved elements of the International Stabilisation Force (ISF), the East Timor Defence Force (F-FDTL) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
More at http://www.navy.gov.au/Joint_Exercise_Forges_Closer_Military_Cooperation
 
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From The Manly Daily:

The challenging world of a navy clearance diver is a gruelling test of endurance
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IT’S 0200 hours and the body is beyond the point of pain. A booming voice disturbs the death-like sleep that follows a gruelling day’s test of endurance.

“Men. Dressed in wet suits in five minutes. The time is your own.”￾
More at http://manly-daily.whereilive.com.au/news/story/the-challenging-world-of-a-navy-clearance-diver-is-a-gruelling-test-of-endurance/
 
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From The Australian Defence Magazine:

Terms of reference for Collins submarine review
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The Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith and the Minister for Defence Materiel, Jason Clare last week released the terms of reference for the Review of the Sustainment of Australia’s Collins Class submarines, to be led by Mr John Coles, an independent expert from BMT Defence Services in the UK.
More at http://www.australiandefence.com.au/news/terms-of-reference-for-collins-submarine-review
 
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Dec 2, 2000
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From The Australian Navy Website:

Exercise Triton Fury: Warramunga SMET Assessed
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The Ship’s Medical Emergency Team (SMET) onboard HMAS Warramunga have been honing their skills during Exercise TRITON FURY. Warramunga has been conducting regular damage control exercises that have required medically trained sailors to treat and monitor casualties of simulated attacks.
More at http://www.navy.gov.au/Exercise_Triton_Fury:_Warramunga_SMET_Assessed
 
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From The Australian:

Court told of navy culture of filming sexual exploits
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AN entrenched culture of filming sexual exploits was rife at the Victorian base of a navy trainee who recorded himself raping a female colleague, a court has been told.
More at http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/defence/court-told-of-navy-culture-of-filming-sexual-exploits/story-e6frg8yo-1226135204046

Comment: Filming a crime you're committing and bragging about it? How stupid can one get????​
 
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From The Australian Navy Website:

Additional amphibious support for the Navy
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Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Royal Australian Navy will lease an additional amphibious ship, the Windermere, to enhance the Navy’s amphibious capability during the forthcoming cyclone season.
More at http://www.navy.gov.au/Additional_amphibious_support_for_the_Navy
 
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