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So you’ve been posted to HQJOC – Lucky you!

So you’ve been posted to HQJOC – Lucky you!

Headquarters BuildingMID” The musings of Nereus*
You’ll be at the forefront of Joint Operations they said…death by JPG’s, power point until my eyes bleed…I suppose I can put in for that Patrol Boat drive, even Darwin beats that dump.”

Hitler gets posted to HQJOC, You Tube; Anonymous

LIKE most of the ADF, the author laughed at the You Tube video of clearly another Naval Officer’s interpretation of the news of an impending posting to HQJOC. However, fate clearly has a sense of humour and in Jan 2014 a love-hate relationship started with the building in the sheep paddock.

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Indonesian Navy to protect coral reefs

By Mervyn Piesse*
PROTECTING reefs that are recognised internationally for their ecological significance could provide a boost to the Indonesian President’s maritime doctrine and assist in securing marine food security.

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World Naval Developments – Aug 2015

World Naval Developments – Aug 2015

islamic-state-training-AFP-650By Norman Friedman*
THE relationship between the West and Iran is changing, whether or not the US part of the Iran nuclear deal is approved. The issue in the sanctions deal is whether Iran will be able to develop the nuclear weapons it has sought for many years, and the question which has been raised is whether the guarantees in the agreement will preclude further Iranian bomb development.

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New Russian sub shows innovation

New Russian sub shows innovation

1025632509By V. Kiselev
NEWS that Russia is testing the latest addition to its underwater fleet of war machines, the BS-64 Podmoskovie nuclear submarine, have apparently left western analysts wondering what the watercraft is capable of while on months-long missions in the deep waters of the world oceans.

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