Topic: Exercise TALISMAN SABRE

Double promotion highlight on Canberra

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN, and Maritime Logistics Officer, Lieutenant Danica Thompson present Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Grace Morgan, centre, with Able Seaman rank slides, during a promotion ceremony onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019. (photo: ABIS Leo Baumgartner)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN, and Maritime Logistics Officer, Lieutenant Danica Thompson present Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Grace Morgan, centre, with Able Seaman rank slides, during a promotion ceremony onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Inside HMAS Canberra’s wardroom, there was a pause in the ship’s busy routine during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to acknowledge the promotion of two junior sailors.

Delivering high-end healthcare through cooperation

Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

International observers from the United States Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force conduct a tour of HMAS Adelaide's medical centre during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.  (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

International observers from the United States Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force conduct a tour of HMAS Adelaide's medical centre during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Seven international medical observers onboard HMAS Adelaide have shared skills and ideas during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to deliver high-end healthcare capability.

Canberra's new Captain sinks teeth into the role

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN, participates in a controlled demonstration of an apprehension serial with Military Police Dog Macca and his handler Corporal Scott Parsons (right) during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019. (photo: ABIS Shane Cameron)

Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN, participates in a controlled demonstration of an apprehension serial with Military Police Dog Macca and his handler Corporal Scott Parsons (right) during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Joining a warship for the first time in the middle of a busy exercise period can be a daunting task for many. So imagine the challenges presented to HMAS Canberra’s new Commanding Officer, Captain Terry Morrison when he joined the ship recently.

On the offensive in Queensland

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer), Lance Cpl Kaleb Martin (US Marine Corps) (photographer), Sgt 1st Class Whitney C Houston (US Army) (photographer)

An amphibious landing for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 at Langham Beach in Stanage Bay, Qld. (photo: )

An amphibious landing for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 at Langham Beach in Stanage Bay, Qld.

The largest Australian-led amphibious landing and offensive assault since World War II has taken place at Langham Beach, near Stanage Bay, Queensland, as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Navy ready to respond during TALISMAN SABRE

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Nicole Strachan (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer)

HMAS Canberra's flight deck team conduct crash on deck training during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to ensure readiness for all occasions. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

HMAS Canberra's flight deck team conduct crash on deck training during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to ensure readiness for all occasions.

HMAS Canberra’s aviation support team showed its specialised skills with a simulated crash on deck exercise during TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Fleet Commander visits HMAS Adelaide during TALISMAN SABRE

Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN addresses HMAS Adelaide's Ship's Company during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

Commander Australian Fleet Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN addresses HMAS Adelaide's Ship's Company during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

As they sailed into Australia’s largest amphibious exercise, TALISMAN SABRE 2019, the crew of HMAS Adelaide were reminded of the scale and importance of the task at hand.

HMAS Canberra shows three-nation helicopter capabilities

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United States Marines and Royal Marine Commandos conduct practice loading drills at night onto a MRH-90 Multi-Role Helicopter while on HMAS Canberra ahead of upcoming amphibious exercise as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 in North Queensland. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

United States Marines and Royal Marine Commandos conduct practice loading drills at night onto a MRH-90 Multi-Role Helicopter while on HMAS Canberra ahead of upcoming amphibious exercise as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 in North Queensland.

Training and preparation for battle have been the focus aboard HMAS Canberra during the early days of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Show of force

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer), US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Timothy M Black (photographer)

An impressive show of force as the TALISMAN SABRE 2019 fleet moves into position off the North Queensland coast. (photo: )

An impressive show of force as the TALISMAN SABRE 2019 fleet moves into position off the North Queensland coast.

In a demonstration of combat power, 17 warships from four nations united at first light to conduct a close-in formation at the opening stages of TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

The fleet sails for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019

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HMAS Adelaide departs Brisbane to commence Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

HMAS Adelaide departs Brisbane to commence Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Australian, United States, Japanese and New Zealand naval vessels have sailed for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 following an opening ceremony in Brisbane this week.

Sea Series delivers a series of firsts

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide in formation with amphibious landing crafts during Exercise SEA EXPLORER 2019. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide in formation with amphibious landing crafts during Exercise SEA EXPLORER 2019.

In 2005, the then Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Russ Shalders, described amphibious warfare as “the most complex proposition for the future of Australian Defence Force combat power development to 2025.”