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CN tells of progress amid “frenetic operational tempo”

CN tells of progress amid “frenetic operational tempo”

20110607ran8099747_008.jpgTHE Royal Australian Navy has made tangible progress in the past three years at a time when “the operational tempo of our small force has been frenetic”, Vice-Admiral Ray Griggs said in a major speech to the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s Lockheed Martin White Ensign dinner on 12 June.

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Amphibious operations seminar held in Sydney by RUSI (NSW)

On the afternoon of Tuesday 27th May the Royal United Services Institute (New South Wales) convened an extraordinary seminar on Amphibious Operations. Several Australian speakers were joined by speakers from UK and USA presenting recent experiences of amphibious operations in Africa, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific together with current planning and preparation for the enhanced Australian Defence Force amphibious capability with the advent of the Canberra class LHD ships.

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Commercial 3D imaging helps Navy

Commercial 3D imaging can help navies in communicating equipment faults, according to an article on the website of the Center for International Maritime Security. The article is here.

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Commodore Ian Arthur Callaway OAM, RAN (Rtd.)

Commodore Ian Arthur Callaway OAM, RAN (Rtd.)

Ian Callaway photoIAN Arthur Callaway was born in Sydney on 21 May May 1937, the son of Lieutenant Commander Arthur Henry Callaway DSO RANVR and Thelma May Callaway [nee Rowe]. He was educated at Sydney High School before being selected for the Royal Australian Navy’s 1953 Intermediate entry.

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100 years of submarines, past and future — seminar and reception

HEAR Commodore Peter Scott, CSC, RAN, Director General Submarine Capability, speak on “The significance of submarine capability for Australia – looking back a hundred years, and looking forward a hundred years from now”. Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney Friday 23 May 2014, 5.00PM. Seminar and reception afterwards. More details are here..

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RADM David Holthouse

RADM David Holthouse

Dad White UniformInstead of an obituary for RADM David Holthouse, who died earlier this year, the Naval Historical Society reprinted in a recent edition an article he wrote some years ago which is an excellent memoir of his naval career, and is produced below.

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