Topic: HMAS Toowoomba (F156)

Purple power rules as Toowoomba’s winning streak continues

This article has photo gallery Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

HMAS Stirling and attached units compete in a netball tournament at the Mike Barnett Sport Complex as part of the HMAS Stirling's Monthly Sporting Competition. (photo: LSIS Kylie Jagiello)

HMAS Stirling and attached units compete in a netball tournament at the Mike Barnett Sport Complex as part of the HMAS Stirling's Monthly Sporting Competition.

There is always pride at stake when local teams accept the challenge to compete in one of HMAS Stirling’s monthly sports competitions.

Toowoomba team puts to work in Thailand

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Members of HMAS Toowoomba pitch in to paint the local public school, Kalim School, during a visit to Phuket, Thailand. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

Members of HMAS Toowoomba pitch in to paint the local public school, Kalim School, during a visit to Phuket, Thailand.

A team of dedicated volunteers from HMAS Toowoomba lent a hand to support a local charity and public school in Patong, during a port visit to Phuket, Thailand, recently.

Task Group Commander says thanks with a visit

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer), MTS Audrey Agostinelli (French Navy) (photographer)

HMAS Toowoomba supports French Navy Ship (FNS) Charles De Gaulle as a Rafale F3 aircraft launches during Exercise LA PEROUSE. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

HMAS Toowoomba supports French Navy Ship (FNS) Charles De Gaulle as a Rafale F3 aircraft launches during Exercise LA PEROUSE.

As Exercise LA PEROUSE drew to a close in the Indian Ocean, the Commander Task Force for the exercise, Rear Admiral Olivier Lebas of the French Navy, visited the two Australian units that participated in the exercise.

The Fighting Stallion has wings

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy flight deck marshaller Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Adam Hearps guides in the MRH-60R helicopter to conduct a passenger transfer above the flight deck of HMAS Toowoomba. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

Royal Australian Navy flight deck marshaller Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Adam Hearps guides in the MRH-60R helicopter to conduct a passenger transfer above the flight deck of HMAS Toowoomba.

On a glassy East Asian sea, the sight of a Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’ helicopter hovering over the flight deck of a modern warship could easily be used as a recruiting image, highlighting the cutting edge capability of today’s Navy.

An international exercise supported by an international team

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

L-R: French Navy Enseigne Louis-Marie Sejeau; RAN Sub Lieutenant Jay Crutch; Royal New Zealand Navy Sub Lieutenant Stephen Barry; RAN Sub Lieutenant Andrew Stuart and US Navy Lieutenant Joseph Pottratz on the bridge wing of HMAS Toowoomba during Exercise LA PEROUSE. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

L-R: French Navy Enseigne Louis-Marie Sejeau; RAN Sub Lieutenant Jay Crutch; Royal New Zealand Navy Sub Lieutenant Stephen Barry; RAN Sub Lieutenant Andrew Stuart and US Navy Lieutenant Joseph Pottratz on the bridge wing of HMAS Toowoomba during Exercise LA PEROUSE.

The nations of France, New Zealand and the United States are represented in the crew on board the helicopter frigate HMAS Toowoomba during Exercise LA PEROUSE in the Indian Ocean.

Soccer brings Australian and Thai Navy teams together

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Soccer teams from HMAS Toowoomba; the Third Naval Area Command Team; and HTMS Sriracha before a match at TK Stadium, Phuket, Thailand. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

Soccer teams from HMAS Toowoomba; the Third Naval Area Command Team; and HTMS Sriracha before a match at TK Stadium, Phuket, Thailand.

The Royal Australian Navy Anzac class Frigate HMAS Toowoomba has conducted a port visit to Phuket, Thailand. During the visit a soccer team from the ship played a friendly match with a team from the Thai Navy.

Navy tradition strong with the Fighting Stallion

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Toowoomba, Commander Mitchell Livingstone, CSC, RAN, and distinguished guests on the flight deck of HMAS Toowoomba on the completion of a luncheon meeting in Chennai, India. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

Commanding Officer HMAS Toowoomba, Commander Mitchell Livingstone, CSC, RAN, and distinguished guests on the flight deck of HMAS Toowoomba on the completion of a luncheon meeting in Chennai, India.

Adhering to an old Navy tradition of warships visiting foreign ports engaging with local authorities and dignitaries, the Commanding Officer of HMAS Toowoomba hosted a luncheon during the ship’s visit to Chennai, India.

Toowoomba strengthens bond with host nation

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

HMAS Toowoomba members, Indian Navy members from INS Adyar and spectators gather together on the completion of a friendly volleyball match at Indian Navy Base INS Adyar, Chennai. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

HMAS Toowoomba members, Indian Navy members from INS Adyar and spectators gather together on the completion of a friendly volleyball match at Indian Navy Base INS Adyar, Chennai.

The Royal Australian Navy Anzac class frigate, HMAS Toowoomba has conducted a port visit to Chennai, India.

Toowoomba achieves readiness goals

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mick Wheeler (author), LSIS Tara Byrne (photographer)

HMAS Toowoomba boarding party members on the port waist as they prepare to begin a boarding party exercise for their Unit Readiness Evaluation. (photo: LSIS Tara Byrne)

HMAS Toowoomba boarding party members on the port waist as they prepare to begin a boarding party exercise for their Unit Readiness Evaluation.

The ship’s company of HMAS Toowoomba has been stretched and tested over the past six weeks as the warship was put through a Work-Up and Unit Readiness Evaluation (URE) in the West Australian Exercise Area.

HMAS Toowoomba returns from seven-month deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Cooper (photographer)

Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Nikolai Gunn-Brockhoff enjoys a cuddle with 11 month old son Leon after HMAS Toowoomba returned home to Fleet Base West after a long and busy seven month deployment.

 (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Nikolai Gunn-Brockhoff enjoys a cuddle with 11 month old son Leon after HMAS Toowoomba returned home to Fleet Base West after a long and busy seven month deployment.

HMAS Toowoomba has returned to its homeport of Fleet Base West, Rockingham, Western Australia, after the ship’s longest deployment to date, successfully contributing to seven Task Groups in seven months.