On the weekend, the ship’s company of Stuart, weighed anchor to mark the start of the sea phases of Exercise KAKADU 2014.
Published on September 1, 2014 in KAKADU 2014
At 0900 hours on Sunday 31 August, HMAS Sydney took the lead of 'Blue Force' Task Group 628.1, consisting of JS Hatakaze from Japan and BRP Ramon Alcaraz from the Philippines, sailing in formation from Darwin Harbour to kick off the sea phases of Exercise KAKADU 2014.
Published on August 31, 2014 in KAKADU 2014
In preparation for Exercise KAKADU 2014, HMAS Sydney and Japanese Navy Ship JS Hatakaze conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) en route to Darwin 22-24 August 2014.
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