Australia’s first submarines, E-class vessels known as HMAS AE1 and HMAS AE2, were commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy in February 1914 and arrived in Sydney on 24 May. The Centenary of Military Aviation & Submarines stamp release is available now BFD
The Minister for Defence criticises plans to hold charity cocktail parties on Australian warships. "A ship of war is no place for such gatherings," he says. "Nowdays spies are everywhere and unfriendly people may be within our gates ready to seize such opportunities for obtaining important information concerning our defences for the purpose of passing it into the hands of a potential enemy."
A “MEGA CONTRACT” for Australian warships has given Spain confidence it can build the $39 billion Future Frigates and Offshore Patrol Vessels, Labor says.
U.S. and Royal Australian Navy ships from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group are underway in formation as part of a combined amphibious force during Talisman Saber 17 on July 22, 2017. US Navy Photo