HMAS Newcastle (FFG 06)

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Name: HMAS Newcastle (FFG 06)
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

New equipment to help navy pilots

HMAS Newcastle has been fitted with new equipment designed to interface with the night vision equipment worn by navy helicopters crews.NAVY helicopter crews will no longer have to “de-goggle” prior to landing on HMAS Newcastle after new equipment was ... [Published South Coast Register - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Australian Navy’s HMAS Newcastle integrated with night vision capability

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has integrated aeronautical and visual-landing aid equipment in its Adelaide-class frigate HMAS Newcastle, making it the first in its class and second navy vessel to receive the equipment.Designed to work with the night ... [Published Naval Technology - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cadet of the Year visits HMAS Newcastle

On Saturday the 10th May, the Director Royal Australian Navy Test, Evaluation & Acceptance Authority, Captain John Vandyke, took the 2013 Naval Cadet of the year, Nicholas Gamash, onboard HMAS Newcastle. The two were joined by Captain Vandyke's son, Alec, ... [Published Noodls - Jun 16 2014]

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"Current night flying operations require aircrew to 'de-goggle' prior to recovery, due to the type of lighting and visual-landing aids ships currently have" Mitchell said
...Itsarwat Tahaprom would like to join the Navy as a Boatswains Mate and said "it was great to see what it's really like on a Navy ship."

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