Topic: HMAS Adelaide (L01)

Two’s company for LHDs

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

HMA Ships Adelaide (right) and Canberra depart Sydney Harbour, NSW (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

HMA Ships Adelaide (right) and Canberra depart Sydney Harbour, NSW

The Navy’s two largest ships have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney today bound for exercises off Australia’s east coast and northern waters.

 

Aviation Support Trainees approach graduation

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Aviation Support Trainees are presented with a realistic simulation of a helicopter crash. As part of the fire and rescue component of their course, trainees were required to battle a fire, secure the aircraft and rescue the aircrew. (photo: Unknown)

Aviation Support Trainees are presented with a realistic simulation of a helicopter crash. As part of the fire and rescue component of their course, trainees were required to battle a fire, secure the aircraft and rescue the aircrew.

With just a couple of weeks until graduation, the heat is definitely on for the 14 Aviation Support (AVN) trainees who have just completed the firefighting and rescue phase of their 19 week course.

 

South Pacific deployment beckons for HMAS Adelaide

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HMAS Adelaide is returned to her regular berth after a period of maintenance within Captain Cook Graving Dock, Fleet Base East, Sydney, NSW. (photo: ABATV Kieren Whiteley)

HMAS Adelaide is returned to her regular berth after a period of maintenance within Captain Cook Graving Dock, Fleet Base East, Sydney, NSW.

HMAS Adelaide is preparing to embark on its longest deployment this year – a three month journey across the South Pacific to Hawaii and back called Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18). The deployment represents the second iteration of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour activity in which Adelaide has been the flagship.

 

Visit by Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy

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Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (right) presents a didgeridoo, an Indigenous Australian wind instrument, to Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (right) presents a didgeridoo, an Indigenous Australian wind instrument, to Chief of Naval Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi at Fleet Headquarters in Sydney.

Australia’s close maritime relationship with Indonesia was highlighted recently, with the country’s Chief of Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi paying a visit to Sydney.

HMAS Adelaide evacuates new Recruits

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Two LHD Landing Craft transport recruits role-playing as civilian evacuees from the HMAS Cerberus wharf to HMAS Adelaide in Westernport Bay. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Two LHD Landing Craft transport recruits role-playing as civilian evacuees from the HMAS Cerberus wharf to HMAS Adelaide in Westernport Bay.

HMAS Adelaide has successfully embarked a large number of recruits from Royal Australian Navy Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus in Victoria as part of a civilian evacuation exercise.

Aviation sailors lash Poseidon

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Aviation Support trainees prepare for HMAS Adelaide's embarked MRH90 helicopter, Poseidon 29, to land on the ship's flight deck. (photo: ABET Jarrod Mulvihill)

Aviation Support trainees prepare for HMAS Adelaide's embarked MRH90 helicopter, Poseidon 29, to land on the ship's flight deck.

A group of 14 sailors has experienced the rush of working beneath 14,000 kilograms of hovering helicopter on the deck of a moving warship.

A formidable presence on patrol

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABET Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide sails past an oil rig platform during a patrol in the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria. (photo: ABET Jarrod Mulvihill)

HMAS Adelaide sails past an oil rig platform during a patrol in the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria.

HMAS Adelaide has taken time during a busy schedule of training at sea to support wider border surveillance efforts.

HMAS Adelaide in Melbourne

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HMAS Adelaide approaches Station Pier following her transit through Port Phillip Bay for her maiden port visit to Melbourne. (photo: ABET Jarrod Mulvihill)

HMAS Adelaide approaches Station Pier following her transit through Port Phillip Bay for her maiden port visit to Melbourne.

HMAS Adelaide sailed into Melbourne last week, returning for the first time to the city where she was built.

 

Adelaide commissions artwork

Published on by CPOB Anthony Martin (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Artist Megan Spiers presents her painting of HMAS Adelaide to the Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Jonathan Earley. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Artist Megan Spiers presents her painting of HMAS Adelaide to the Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Jonathan Earley.

HMAS Adelaide has commissioned a painting which showcases its capability on amphibious operations, thanks to the revitalisation of a traditional fundraising idea.

Policy advice essential in Indo-Pacific

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Policy Adviser for International Policy Division, Lisa Chadderton, is presented with a commemorative coin by Deputy Chief Hydrographer, Royal Malaysian Navy, Commodore Hanafiah bin Hassan, during an office call by Commander Task Group 661.1 to the office of the Chief Hydrographer, Royal Malaysian Navy, while in Port Klang, Malaysia, for Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Policy Adviser for International Policy Division, Lisa Chadderton, is presented with a commemorative coin by Deputy Chief Hydrographer, Royal Malaysian Navy, Commodore Hanafiah bin Hassan, during an office call by Commander Task Group 661.1 to the office of the Chief Hydrographer, Royal Malaysian Navy, while in Port Klang, Malaysia, for Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.

Two Defence International Policy Division advisors have been embarked in HMAS Adelaide as part of her recent deployment throughout the Asian region.