Topic: HMAS Canberra (L02)

Fighting fit for important mission

Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Kerryn Seaborn takes a group physical training session on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Kerryn Seaborn takes a group physical training session on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Burpees, push-ups and sit-ups strengthen more than just muscle; physical fitness improves resilience and sharpens mental capacity to deliver a force that is ‘fit to fight’. 

Fond memories of Canberra as NZ sailors return home

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior (author and photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer)

Royal New Zealand Navy officers and sailors embarked in HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

Royal New Zealand Navy officers and sailors embarked in HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

A small contingent of Royal New Zealand Navy officers and sailors returned home after spending almost three months deployed in HMAS Canberra as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Canberra’s padres offer counsel and support to all

Published on by CAPT James Hook (author), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Chaplains Paul Stuart and Majidih Essa on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

Royal Australian Navy Chaplains Paul Stuart and Majidih Essa on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The two chaplains deployed on INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 may have different religions but their roles were the same: to counsel and provide pastoral care to all on board.

Smiles the key to a successful IPE19

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Sinead Prewett joins in for a selfie with members of the Malaysian Armed Forces during a visit to the Meh Mari Village in Malaysia for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Sinead Prewett joins in for a selfie with members of the Malaysian Armed Forces during a visit to the Meh Mari Village in Malaysia for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19) deployment has concluded after nearly three months away, visiting seven countries and travelling 12,500 nautical miles in South- and South-East Asia.

Sharing knowledge with Singapore

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), SGT Ben Dempster (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Medical Officer, Commander Scott Squires addresses representatives from the Singaporean Armed Forces and Singaporean Emergency Services during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief discussions on board HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.  (photo: SGT Ben Dempster)

Royal Australian Navy Medical Officer, Commander Scott Squires addresses representatives from the Singaporean Armed Forces and Singaporean Emergency Services during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief discussions on board HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

While in Singapore for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition, members of the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19) Joint Task Force shared humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) knowledge.

Controlling the air from the sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), SGT Ben Dempster (photographer)

An Australian Army Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter lands on HMAS Canberra's flight deck during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

An Australian Army Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter lands on HMAS Canberra's flight deck during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Three Royal Australian Air Force personnel are controlling the airspace from a moving airstrip on board HMAS Canberra.

Remembering the fallen in Singapore

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior and LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.

Members of HMAS Canberra have attended a small ceremony at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore to pay their respects to those who died defending Singapore and Malaya during World War II.

Australian Defence industry on display for regional partners

Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

Royal Australian Air Force officer Squadron Leader Steven Rae with Andy and Zoe Cullen, the owners of Wananchi at the HMAS Canberra Defence Industry Expo in Singapore during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: CPL Kylie GIbson)

Royal Australian Air Force officer Squadron Leader Steven Rae with Andy and Zoe Cullen, the owners of Wananchi at the HMAS Canberra Defence Industry Expo in Singapore during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

For the first time, Australia’s defence industry has been incorporated into INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR port visits.

Army takes skills to the water

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT Roger Brennan (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Deputy Chief of Army Major General Anthony Rawlins, DSC (third from left), and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam His Excellency Mr Craig Chittick, OAM (fifth from left), stand with members of Joint Task Force 661 during a visit to HMAS Canberra in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Deputy Chief of Army Major General Anthony Rawlins, DSC (third from left), and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam His Excellency Mr Craig Chittick, OAM (fifth from left), stand with members of Joint Task Force 661 during a visit to HMAS Canberra in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The Deputy Chief of Army has received a demonstration of the capabilities of soldiers on board HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19).

Final top up for Success

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Success conducts a Replenishment at Sea with USNS Pecos in the approach lanes of the Singapore Straits during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Success conducts a Replenishment at Sea with USNS Pecos in the approach lanes of the Singapore Straits during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

In the approach lanes of one of the busiest sea traffic waterways in the world, the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 Joint Task Force has fuelled up for the final leg of the major Australian Defence Force activity.