Topic: Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD
Published on May 13, 2017 by LEUT Patrick Scott (author), CAPT Jesse Robilliard (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat in formation, with warships from Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand during Exercise Bersama Shield 2017.
Ballarat has played a key role in the recent Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD, as part of her South East Asia deployment.
May 10, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), ABATV Douglas Couper (photographer), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer), CPL Steve Duncan (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat in formation with warships from Malaysia and New Zealand during a Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 17.
Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and the United Kingdom have completed Five Power Defence Arrangements exercise in international waters, off the coast of Malaysia as part of the longest standing multilateral arrangement in South East Asia.
Royal Australian Navy seaman Lisa Norrie, from Communication and Information Systems, is seen working on a terminal within Headquarters Integrated Area Defence System, at Royal Military Air Force base Butterworth in Penang, Malaysia.
Defence assets from nations across the globe have converged on Malaysia for a multi-lateral exercise helping countries work closer together for regional stability.
The Magnificent Seven on 02 Deck of HMAS Sydney during Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2014.
From the left; Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Scott Christie, Leading Seaman Communication Information Systems Roger Dalby, Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Kerry Ross, Warrant Officer Clearance Diver Matthew Hurley, Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Tony Burchill, Chief Petty Officer Electronics Technician Ron Palmer, and Chief Petty Officer Coxswain Dave Biddle.
It is a mark of pride that one of the Royal Australian Navy’s ‘Magnificent Seven’, HMAS
Sydney, hosts a veritable age of experience in her ranks with a magnificent seven of her own.