Topic: Replenishment Oilers (AOR & OR)
HMAS Parramatta (left) and SPS Cantabria (right) conducting a replenishment in the Timor Sea in 2013. The Navantia design for the two ships is based on the design of the Cantabria class.
Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, today announced the names of the Royal Australian Navy’s future support ships.
Lieutenant Matthew Lloyd, conducts preparations for HMAS Sirius' departure from Port of Kuantan, Malaysia.
Lieutenant Matthew Lloyd took the long way round on completion of his Junior Warfare Application Course at HMAS
Watson in Sydney in June, setting out on a 5000 kilometre motorbike ride across Australia to resume his passion for salt water.
Leading Seaman Richard Hankinson is a member of the ships company onboard HMAS Sirius which is currently deployed on Indo-Pacific Endeavour.
Whatever the role of the warship, there’s still the requirement for professionals of all descriptions onboard, and in Navy’s combat support vessels communication is in high demand.
Midshipman Aimee Jeffers from HMAS Success prepares for the Sir David Martin Foundation Abseil for Youth day.
Plummeting 135 metres from the 33rd floor of a skyscraper, is not for the faint-hearted, but when the goal was to raise much-needed funding and awareness for the Sir David Martin Foundation the team from HMAS
Success leapt to the challenge.
October 23, 2017 by LEUT Theresa Swift (author), POML-C William Millward (photographer)
Commanding Officer HMAS Sirius, Commander Michael Oborn presents a Sirius plaque to the Naval Region 1 Chief of Staff, Captain Anuar, Royal Malaysian Navy in Kuantan, Malaysia.
Sirius recently arrived in Kuantan, Malaysia, to waves and friendly greetings on the wharf from Royal Malaysian Navy personnel from Naval Region 1.
HMAS Parramatta conducts a night time replenishment at sea, taking fuel from HMAS Sirius while transiting in the South China Sea.
With no commercial floating petrol stations in the middle of the ocean, Royal Australian Navy ships and helicopters rely on specialised replenishment ships for all their fuel needs.
October 11, 2017 by LEUT Theresa Swift (author), ABET Luke van Beekhuizen (photographer)
HMAS Sirius Commanding Officer, Commander Michael Oborn in action during the commencement of HMAS Adelaide's first replenishment at sea with HMAS Sirius.
Sirius recently completed a major aviation capability milestone with her first helicopter passenger transfer.
October 26, 2017 by LEUT Theresa Swift (author), POML-C William Millward (photographer)
Soccer players from HMAS Sirius and the Royal Malaysian Navy after a friendly match in Kuantan, Malaysia.
Sirius arrived in Kuantan, Malaysia recently to conduct a port visit as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour task group deployment.
Soccer players from HMAS Sirius in a game against HMAS Melbourne in Singapore as part of IPE17.
The conditions could not have been better for a hotly contested game of soccer between HMA Ship’s
Melbourne and Sirius, during a recent port visit in Singapore.
HMA Ships Darwin (right) and Melbourne, part of task group Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, steam in company in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Darwin and her younger sister HMAS Melbourne have shared their last moments together, showing the rest of the Navy that the guided missile frigates are still an impressive capability.