Triple triumph for HMAS Parramatta

June 4, 2020 – HMAS Parramatta has taken out a number of awards, including the coveted Duke of Gloucester’s Cup for 2019, for her exemplary conduct in a year of deployments. Commander of the Australian Fleet Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead presented the Cup to Parramatta’s current and previous Commanding Officers, Commander Anita Nemarich and Captain Troy Van Tienhoven, on behalf…

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Snow, sea ice and seals – a day out surveying in Antarctica

March 23, 2020 – Royal Australian Navy’s Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit recently conducted survey operations at Davis research station, Antarctica, as part of Operation SOUTHERN DISCOVERY. Each day, the team launched inflatable rigid boats (IRBs) to survey the waters surround Davis for potential landing sites for heavy construction equipment and materials which will be required should the proposed Davis aerodrome…

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