Topic: HMAS Adelaide (L01)
May 11, 2018 by CMDR Fenn Kemp (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), ABATV Kieren Whiteley (photographer)
HMAS Adelaide is returned to her regular berth after a period of maintenance within Captain Cook Graving Dock, Fleet Base East, Sydney, NSW.
Adelaide is preparing to embark on its longest deployment this year – a three month journey across the South Pacific to Hawaii and back called Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18). The deployment represents the second iteration of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour activity in which Adelaide has been the flagship.
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.
Two LHD Landing Craft transport recruits role-playing as civilian evacuees from the HMAS Cerberus wharf to HMAS Adelaide in Westernport Bay.
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 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.
HMAS Adelaide sails past an oil rig platform during a patrol in the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria.
Adelaide has taken time during a busy schedule of training at sea to support wider border surveillance efforts.
HMAS Adelaide approaches Station Pier following her transit through Port Phillip Bay for her maiden port visit to Melbourne.
Adelaide sailed into Melbourne last week, returning for the first time to the city where she was built.
Artist Megan Spiers presents her painting of HMAS Adelaide to the Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Jonathan Earley.
Adelaide has commissioned a painting which showcases its capability on amphibious operations, thanks to the revitalisation of a traditional fundraising idea.
Policy Adviser for International Policy Division, Lisa Chadderton, is presented with a commemorative coin by Deputy Chief Hydrographer, Royal Malaysian Navy, Commodore Hanafiah bin Hassan, during an office call by Commander Task Group 661.1 to the office of the Chief Hydrographer, Royal Malaysian Navy, while in Port Klang, Malaysia, for Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Two Defence International Policy Division advisors have been embarked in HMAS
Adelaide as part of her recent deployment throughout the Asian region.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Peter O'Neill (far right) disembarks HMAS Adelaide's MRH-90 during a visit to the ship in Port Morseby, as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Adelaide’s departure from Port Moresby has completed a successful regional engagement with Papua New Guinea’s political and defence leaders.
A MRH-90 Taipan helicopter from HMAS Adelaide conducts deck landings aboard Republic of Singapore Navy ship RSS Supreme off the coast of Singapore, during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
As a MRH-90 helicopter from HMAS
Adelaide touched down in a deck landing practice on the flight deck of RSS Supreme, Australia’s interoperability with the Singapore Armed Forces moved to a new level.