On Friday 18 August 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of the commissioning of HMAS Platypus, a Submariner’s Memorial was dedicated at the site of the former Oberon class submarine base at Neutral Bay, Sydney.Read More
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On 3 October 2017 the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, will launch the Australian Naval History video and podcast series at the Seapower Conference in Sydney. This series is produced by the Naval Studies Group at University of NSW Canberra in partnership with the Australian Naval Institute, the Naval Historical Society, the RAN Seapower Centre and the Submarine Institute of Australia.Read More
THE winner of the Australian Naval Institute’s 2017 McNeil Prize is Mr Peter Evans from Saab Australia Pty Ltd. The prize was given at the Institute’s Annual Dinner at the Realm Hotel in Canberra. It is awarded to ‘an individual from Australian industry who has made an outstanding contribution to the capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy.’Read More
The ANI held a very successful 2017 Vernon Parker Oration and Annual Dinner on Tuesday 20 June 2017 at the Hotel Realm in Canberra. Close to 200 ANI members, guests and representatives of industry attended this year’s event to hear the Oration delivered by Mr Ric Smith AO PSM on the subject This Uncertain World: It’s Not Just Trump.Read More
The Centre for Military & Security Law and the United Services Institute of the ACT will present a major conference on 22-23 August to examine the legal pressure points that surround the operation of the Law of the Sea Convention in the Asia Pacific region.Read More
Marking the 50th anniversary of the RAN involvement in the Vietnam War, the Naval Studies Group of the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society at UNSW Canberra will hold two seminars. The first is The DDGs in Vietnam & Lessons for the RAN to be held at the UNSW/Australian Defence Force Academy.Read More
The ANI successfully staged the 2017 Navantia Australia Maritime Event, The Future of the Fleet Air Arm, on Thursday 27 April 2017 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra. There was a strong attendance from Navy, Defence, industry and the general public. The presentations provided over the wide range of the Fleet Air Arm were excellent. The day’s presentations highlighted what a bright future the Fleet Air Arm has in store. Judging by the calibre of presenters, it also showed that this future is in safe and capable hands. Click the link to download the PDF slides from LDCR Ben Crowther’s presentation at the event Unmanned Aviation Systems_LDCR Ben Crowther.ppt More presentations will be made available on the ANI website shortly.Read More