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Don’t miss all the coverage from around the Fleet in your fortnightly online copy of Navy News. Items in this edition include:

FIRST LADY FAREWELLED: HMAS Darwin departs namesake for the last time. pages 2-3

FORCES ENGAGED: Exercises take cooperation with Singapore to new level. – page 5

COMBINED CAPABILITY: Latest anti-submarine warfare assets put to the test. – centre

And in sport:

CYCLING GOLD: Flat tyre fails to deflate riders.  pages 27-28


CHARGING IN HONOUR: Check out our in-depth eight-page lift-out for the Battle of Beersheba centenary commemorations from both Israel and Australia. – LIFT-OUT

FORCE FOR GOOD: Pacific and Southeast Asian partners combine to stabilise the hypothetical uprooted nation of Becara for Exercise Southern Katipo. – CENTRE

COMMUNITY SPIRIT: The Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program improves lives through training and new infrastructure in remote NSW centres. – PAGES 22-27

And in sport

ON TRACK: Army cyclists come up against tough competition in the ADF Cycling Championships, but show promise for upcoming competitions. – PAGES 35-36


SPARTAN’S ARENA: Our C-27Js are punching well above their weight, in this edition:

  • 35SQN’s Spartan reveals its international prowess during Exercise Southern Katipo. – Pages 14-15.
  • A pair of Spartans, and an airfield survey team, tested the aircraft’s ability to land on difficult terrain, including the Eyre Highway, during Exercise Spartan Dawn. – Pages 18-19.

DOGFIGHT ZONE: Air Force joins with the Indonesians to test their air combat power during Exercise Elang AusIndo. – Pages 4-5.

FAST AND FURIOUS: There’s a buzz in the air at Williamtown with the F-35. – Pages 4-5.


And in sport: Air Force wins Sandy Tait Memorial Trophy in Aussie Rules; our pedal power shines at the ADF Cycling Carnival; and our part in the Brett Forte Cup – Pages 27, 28.