Topic: Amphibious Assault Ship (LHD)

Visit by Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (right) presents a didgeridoo, an Indigenous Australian wind instrument, to Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (right) presents a didgeridoo, an Indigenous Australian wind instrument, to Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney.

Australia’s close maritime relationship with Indonesia was highlighted recently, with the country’s Chief of Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi paying a visit to Sydney.

HMAS Adelaide evacuates new Recruits

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Two LHD Landing Craft transport recruits role-playing as civilian evacuees from the HMAS Cerberus wharf to HMAS Adelaide in Westernport Bay. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Two LHD Landing Craft transport recruits role-playing as civilian evacuees from the HMAS Cerberus wharf to HMAS Adelaide in Westernport Bay.

HMAS Adelaide has successfully embarked a large number of recruits from Royal Australian Navy Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus in Victoria as part of a civilian evacuation exercise.

Aviation sailors lash Poseidon

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABET Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Aviation Support trainees prepare for HMAS Adelaide's embarked MRH90 helicopter, Poseidon 29, to land on the ship's flight deck. (photo: ABET Jarrod Mulvihill)

Aviation Support trainees prepare for HMAS Adelaide's embarked MRH90 helicopter, Poseidon 29, to land on the ship's flight deck.

A group of 14 sailors has experienced the rush of working beneath 14,000 kilograms of hovering helicopter on the deck of a moving warship.

A formidable presence on patrol

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABET Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide sails past an oil rig platform during a patrol in the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria. (photo: ABET Jarrod Mulvihill)

HMAS Adelaide sails past an oil rig platform during a patrol in the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria.

HMAS Adelaide has taken time during a busy schedule of training at sea to support wider border surveillance efforts.

HMAS Adelaide in Melbourne

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABET Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide approaches Station Pier following her transit through Port Phillip Bay for her maiden port visit to Melbourne. (photo: ABET Jarrod Mulvihill)

HMAS Adelaide approaches Station Pier following her transit through Port Phillip Bay for her maiden port visit to Melbourne.

HMAS Adelaide sailed into Melbourne last week, returning for the first time to the city where she was built.

 

Task group resupply completed at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

One of HMAS Canberra's LHD Landing Craft receives a stores transfer at HMAS Creswell's boat ramp during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

One of HMAS Canberra's LHD Landing Craft receives a stores transfer at HMAS Creswell's boat ramp during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018.

For the first time during an exercise, Navy has conducted a maritime task group resupply without bringing a single ship alongside.

 

Feeding the fleet

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Samantha Wetherspoon in the HMAS Canberra galley during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Samantha Wetherspoon in the HMAS Canberra galley during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018.

Providing three meals a day to personnel in Navy’s warships is an essential, but often overlooked, element of warfighting capability.

 

Senior Medic up to the challenge

Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Medic Rebecca Semmens on HMAS Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

Chief Petty Officer Medic Rebecca Semmens on HMAS Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.

Providing strategic medical information to warships of an Amphibious Task Group is a job well suited to an experienced Senior Sailor.

 

Women are team players in the Navy's future

Published on by CPOB Tony Martin (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Brittany Abel on HMAS Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Brittany Abel on HMAS Canberra during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.

International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8th March, is the global day recognising the economic, political and social achievements of women. For women in the Navy who make up approximately 21% of the full-time RAN workforce, it is not just another day at sea or ashore but also a day to take pride in their duties and reflect on their role in Navy.

 

Canberra tests anti-ship missile defence

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Max Logan (author), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Leading Seaman Electronic Warfare operator Damien Jennings and Seaman Electronic Warfare operator Matthew McPherson manning the console in the Operations Room onboard HMAS Canberra during a Nulka trial as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018. (photo: ABIS Tara Byrne)

Leading Seaman Electronic Warfare operator Damien Jennings and Seaman Electronic Warfare operator Matthew McPherson manning the console in the Operations Room onboard HMAS Canberra during a Nulka trial as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018.

Amphibious ship HMAS Canberra has tested one of its key defensive capabilities off the south coast of New South Wales.