Topic: Indo-Pacific Endeavour
September 15, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
A Navy MRH-90 helicopter conducts deck landing procedures aboard HMAS Adelaide and the Republic of Singapore Ship Resolution (in background) during a period of landing craft and aviation training between the RAN and Republic of Singapore Navy off the coast of North Queensland.
Adelaide has completed amphibious landing craft and aviation training with the Republic of Singapore’s amphibious ship, RSS Resolution while deployed off the east coast of Australia.
Published on September 12, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)
A United States Navy Seahawk helicopter and a United States Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey from USS Bonhomme Richard conduct landings on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide, with HMAS Darwin in the background during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.
The Australian Defence Force Joint Task Group,
Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, has completed the first international engagement activity of the deployment.
Lieutenant Andrew Vergelius from HMAS Adelaide is presented a shaw from Noi, who he has known since he served in Dili, Timor during the INTERFET campaign in 1999. Lieutenant Vergelius had the opportunity to catch up for the first time in 18 years while conducting Indo-Pacific Endeavour 17.
For Lieutenant Andrew Vergelius, the recent delivery into Dili Harbour of a deployable hospital and medical supplies provided the opportunity to renew a friendship which began during the turmoil of Timor Leste’s independence struggle in 1999.
September 22, 2017 by LCDR Jason O'Gorman (author), ABEW Jackson Ricketts (photographer)
Sub Lieutenant Teiah McKee shows Subtenente Bendito Gaspar (F-FDTL) around the bridge onboard HMAS Darwin.
Two officers from the Forças de Defesa de Timor Leste, or the Timor Leste Defence Force, were welcomed onboard HMAS
Darwin as she sailed from Sydney to Dili, Timor Leste.