Navy’s amphibious focus has shifted into top gear with two Task Groups now deployed across the region.
Members of the Royal Australian and New Zealand Navies recently concluded a week long exercise that modelled the effect of piracy activities on commercial shipping surrounding fictitious countries in the Tasman Sea.
There have been some new faces around HMAS Adelaide in the lead up to Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018, with a group of Republic of Fiji Military Forces embarked to work with the ship’s company.
HMAS Melbourne has departed her home port of Fleet Base East bound for a seven month deployment to the South West Pacific and North East Asia. Melbourne's deployment will include participation in the second iteration of Indo-Pacific Endeavour, Exercise KAKADU in Australia's north and a variety of port visits and community engagement in the North East Asian region.
Reserve members of the Philippine Navy (PN) were shown an insider’s view of an Anzac-class frigate during a ship tour in Cebu recently.
HMAS Anzac has reached 22 years of commissioned service on an eventful day that also marked the opening of bilateral Exercise LUMBAS in Cebu, Philippines.
The Navy’s two largest ships have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney today bound for exercises off Australia’s east coast and northern waters.
Regional relationships have been strengthened following the completion of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) Mine Countermeasures and Diving Exercise (MCM DIVEX).
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has taken to the sea and skies of Malaysia and Singapore to enhance interoperability and strengthen the professional relationships of the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) nations.
The RAN’s Amphibious landing ship HMAS Choules and Coastal Mine Hunters HMAS Gascoyne and Yarra have joined a French-led multinational force to participate in valuable disaster response training designed to increase Australia’s ability to operate alongside regional nations.