Topic: International Fleet Review
HMAS Ballarat has joined warships from navies all around the world for the Singaporean Navy’s 50th Anniversary International Fleet Review.
The Royal Australian, New Zealand and Canadian Navies took part in anti-submarine warfare exercises off the east coast of New Zealand late last year.
A sports day involving competitors from 22 nations proved a highlight of last year’s Royal New Zealand Navy 75th birthday celebrations, according to crew members of Australian submarine HMAS Dechaineux.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, has had a taste of home in Visakhapatnam this week, visiting HMAS Darwin where she participated in the Indian Navy’s International Fleet Review.
The Royal Australian Navy is taking its place on the world stage, joining 90 vessels representing 24 countries for India’s International Fleet Review.
A message of international cooperation has been a feature of the International Fleet Review in India, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling on countries to continue to work together to secure maritime stability.
The Royal Australian Navy has prepared for its role in the 2016 International Fleet Review (IFR) with HMAS Darwin sailing in company in the Bay of Bengal.