On This Day
On This Day - 2000-2019
- October 7, 2016
End of Operation Render Safe 2016 during which HMA Ships Diamantina and Huon spent two weeks finding and destroying unexploded WWII munitions in the waters around the Solomon Islands. The Sydney-based minehunter vessels found more than 10 tonnes of projectiles and bombs during their searches around the Russell Islands, Florida Group and Honiara.
- September 12, 2016
The last of Navy’s 24 MH60 Romeos was accepted at Nowra’s Aviation Technology Park
- December 4, 2015
HMAS Adelaide III commissioned
- November 7, 2015
HMAS Sydney IV decommissioneon thisd.
- July 31, 2015
HMAS Tobruk II decommissioned
- July 1, 2015
July 2015 ADV Cape Byron was loaned to the RAN for 2 years by the Australian Border Force
*Exact date in month unknown
- June 11, 2015
725 Squadron commissioned to fly MH-60R helicopters
- December 18, 2014
HMAS Bundaberg was decommissioned, as beyond repair, after a fire in August 2014
- November 28, 2014
HMAS Canberra III, lead ship of the Canberra class Amphibious Assault Ship (LHD), commissioned.
- November 20, 2014
HMA Ships Tarakan, Labuan and Brunei were decommissioned . In July 2015 Tarakan and Brunei were gifted to The Philippines.