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RNZN

abbreviation for
(Nautical Terms) Royal New Zealand Navy
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Serco Asia Pacific Chief Executive Mark Irwin and Commodore Mathew Williams, Deputy Chief of Navy today signed the contract at HMNZS PHILOMEL, Devonport Naval Base, within the Bridge Simulator Facility at the RNZN Navigation School.
In September 2015, Captain Mark Worsfold, RNZN, opined that the NZDF "must conduct and lead missions in the South Pacific and it must also enable New Zealand to contribute meaningfully to regional and international security with partners and friends." (35) An effective amphibious capability provides an important means to respond to and shape events in the South Pacific.
The contract awarded in July calls for the company to provide the RNZN with a total of seven ships: one multirole vessel, two offshore-patrol vessels, and four inshore-patrol vessels.
At the peak, the repository held over 6,000 active documents ("as converted" RAN and RNZN versions for each MRC, plus the clone being edited to convert it to a dual language, configuration ID-linked version), with more than 2,000 active items in the workflow environment.
Four 3.7-inch mountain guns were obtained from the RAN and RNZN and formed into 1st Mountain Battery.
Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) personnel have been deployed on the United States cargo ship Ocean Giant and the US Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star, gaining experience that will be beneficial when the RNZNs newest tanker, HMNZS Aotearoa, operates in similar waters.
Martin said the RNZN is very pleased with how the modernization is going.
In the second report, presented at the Society's 2011 conference in Sydney in May this year, former RNZN Hydrographer Commander Larry Robbins describes the survey he led in Dusky Sound in 1984, on HMNZSMonowai, which removed the last of Captain Cook's own cartography and soundings from current New Zealand charts.
The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) frigate HMNZS Canterbury, for example, helped escort the HMAS Tobruk to Dili, where it delivered supplies to international forces, and then -- as described on the RNZN website (www.navy.mil.nz) - the Canterbury was used to provide "guardship" over Dill, including controlling access to the port and using long-range radars to cover air approaches, while a Seasprite helicopter was employed for patrolling out to 150 miles from Dili, the RNZN said.
Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) received an introductory call from Captain Rodger Ward, RNZN, the New Zealand Defense Adviser accredited to Brunei Darussalam this morning.