Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Ballarat has completed a range of underway exercises with Royal Canadian Navy ships HMCS Ottawa and Winnipeg in the waters of South East Asia during Ballarat's South East Asia deployment.
HMAS Ballarat has taken part in a range of maritime exercises with People’s Liberation Army – Navy vessel Huangshan following a successful visit to the People’s Republic of China.
The Royal Australian Navy works hard at protecting the seaborne trade on which Australia depends for its livelihood and wellbeing - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
One commissioning lady has taken more than a passing interest in her ship over three decades since she smashed a bottle of champagne against the hull of a newly commissioned warship.
Fifty navy divers and mine warfare specialists from Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and Britain converged on Bland Bay, New Zealand for Exercise FULCRUM recently.