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MIL-OSI Australia: Tractor transformation time

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Cities, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Tractor transformation time

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 11th June 2019 Two of the Challenger MT865E tractors ready to undergo a transformation (Photo: Mark Wiggins) Hold still, this won’t hurt a bit! A fleet of tractor transformers are being Antarcti-fied in Hobart. The five tractors are being modified to survive the harsh Antarctic conditions they will soon […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: World Oceans Day 2019

By   /  June 8, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, Climate, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, India, KB, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: World Oceans Day 2019

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division Southern Ocean – ice and awe Video transcript Dr Dirk Welsford (Program Leader, Antarctic Conservation and Management, Australian Antarctic Division) The Southern Ocean is awesome for lots of different reasons. I mean it’s awesome to look at. Some of the biggest waves in the world come from the Southern […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: World Environment Day 2019

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: World Environment Day 2019

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 5th June 2019 Dr Vas Petrenko inside the drilling trench dug into the snow (Photo: David Etheridge) With the focus of this year’s World Environment Day on air pollution, what do we know about the ability of the atmosphere to actually clean itself? To find out, an international team […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Icy Twilight Zone

By   /  June 3, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Icy Twilight Zone

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 3rd June 2019 Australian Antarctic expeditioners are living in the twilight zone after the last sunset on the icy continent for weeks. Yesterday, expeditioners at Davis research station farewelled the sun as it dipped below the horizon, not to rise again until July 10. Davis research Station Leader, Simon […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Nuyina in harbour tests

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Cities, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Nuyina in harbour tests

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 30th May 2019 Nuyina Harbour Tests Video transcript ROB BRYSON: Manager – Antarctic Modernisation Branch Nuyina is about to go into the first of a series of trials which is the harbour acceptance trials, which will be conducted alongside the wharf in Galati, Romania. What this is, is a […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New watercraft construction barging ahead

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Cities, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, Climate, Climate Change, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Gas, KB, MIL OSI, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tasmania, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New watercraft construction barging ahead

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 23rd May 2019 Nuyina landing barges Video transcript TEXT BOX: Two barges for the icebreaker Nuyina are being built in Tasmania to support Antarctic resupply. ROB BRYSON (Manager – Antarctic Modernisation Branch): These barges are the primary link between the ship and the shore. We don’t have wharves or […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Democracy in the deep freeze

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Cities, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Fisheries, KB, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Technology, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Democracy in the deep freeze

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 17th May 2019 It takes more than five thousand kilometres of isolation and the long night of a polar winter to dampen the democratic desire of an ardent Antarctic voter. “The representatives we choose by voting will be making decisions about the things that are important to me, I […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Search and rescue on the ice

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Technology  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Search and rescue on the ice

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 15th May 2019 Technical Search and Rescue (SAR) training in the Framnes Mountains near Mawson research station (Photo: Tom Carew) When you’re 5475 kilometres from help, you need to know you can rely on the team around you. That’s why our expeditioners at Mawson research station have been out […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Mother’s Day 2019

By   /  May 12, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Mother’s Day 2019

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 12th May 2019 Group of expeditioners in snow with messages for Mother’s Day (Photo: AAD) Despite being a long way from home this Mother’s Day, Australia’s Antarctic expeditioners at Mawson, Davis and Casey research stations are sending a whole lot of love from the ice. Thanks to all the […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Keeping Macca rodent-free

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Government - Antarctic Division, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tasmania, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Keeping Macca rodent-free

Source: Australian Government – Antarctic Division 3rd May 2019 Nui is a fox terrier cross trained to detect the scent of rats and mice. (Photo: Ryan Osland) The eradication of feral animals from sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island is an amazing success story. Making sure rats and mice never return needs constant vigilance. At the frontline is […]

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