Topic: NUSHIP Hobart (D39)
(L-R) Polly Eldred, Eric Abad, Davi Chao, ABCIS Guy Le Plastrier, Justin Christiana, LSCIS Jarrod Callandar, LSCIS Daniel Cooke, LSET David Braendler, ABET Max Martison, Bradley Coulson and Brad Hager.
When the first of the Royal Australian Navy's destroyers enters service this year she will be one of the most capable warships in the world.
Members of the Royal Australian Air Force’s Maritime Patrol Wing toured HMAS Darwin while berthed at Adelaide for Navy Week celebrations 2017.
HMAS Darwin proved a popular attraction for sightseers in Adelaide when she berthed at the capital city for Navy Week South Australia.
Commanding Officer ESPS Cristóbal Colón, Commander Ignacio Cuartero Lorenzo welcomes the Royal Australian Navy Detachment onboard. L-R LSCIS Tim Lawler, CPOMT Shane Smith, LEUT Chris Thornton, POMT Ben Smith, LCDR Ben Wellfare and CMDR Ignacio Cuartero.
On a frosty and unseasonably sunny Galician morning, the crew of Spanish Armada ship F-105 ESPS
Cristóbal Colón, embarked with a detachment of five Royal Australian Navy personnel, departed the historic Naval station of Ferrol, bound for Australia.
CDRE Simon Ottaviano (R), RAN representing the delivery agent, and CDRE Michael Miko (L), RAN representing the customer. CDRE Ottaviano is the Director General Explosive Materiel Branch which is responsible for managing the entire explosive ordnance life-cycle, from acquisition through sustainment to use or disposal for all Services.
In a milestone event for Navy, the inbound Hobart class destroyers will be the first Royal Australian Navy warships to be equipped with the upgraded Standard Missile (SM-2).
The Air Warfare Destroyer, NUSHIP Hobart, commences its first series of sea trails, Builder's Sea Trials, which demonstrates the functionality of the ship's propulsion, manoeuvring, auxiliary, control and navigation systems.
Builder Sea Trials for the first destroyer
Hobart are complete following several days at sea off the coast of South Australia last week.