Topic: Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER
Two submarines, ten ships and embarked aircraft have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney bound for war games off the east coast of Australia.
Three months have passed since the Spanish Armada’s ESPS Cristóbal Colón sailed in to Australian waters and sailors from both navies have wasted no time in forming new friendships and maximising learning opportunities.
The Royal Australian Navy works hard at protecting the seaborne trade on which Australia depends for its livelihood and wellbeing - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
One commissioning lady has taken more than a passing interest in her ship over three decades since she smashed a bottle of champagne against the hull of a newly commissioned warship.
The Royal Australian Navy has tested its primary anti-submarine warfare weapon during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER off the coast of Western Australia recently.
Royal Australian Navy’s amphibious ship HMAS Adelaide lead from the front during the recent Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.
HMAS Adelaide’s embarked MRH-90 Taipan multi-role helicopter brought to life the ship’s motto, ‘United for the Common Good’ conducting cross-deck operations with a New Zealand frigate.
HMAS Huon has tested a critical piece of mine countermeasures equipment and practiced helicopter operations as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.
When you’re on the run from enemy submarines, defending against hostile aircraft, and fighting to maintain sea control, it’s always good to know that food, fuel and essential supplies are not far away.
HMAS Anzac has arrived in her adopted home port of Albany for a short respite visit after a number of weeks honing war fighting skills in Western Australian waters.