Topic: HMAS Brisbane (D41)
The Royal Australian Navy welcomed a new ship into the fleet today, with the commissioning of the guided missile destroyer, HMAS Brisbane (III).
The Department of Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group accepted delivery of the second Hobart Class destroyer NUSHIP Brisbane at an official ceremony in Adelaide on Friday.
NUSHIP Brisbane has recently completed her Category 5 (CAT 5) Sea Trials off the coast of Adelaide. During CAT 5 Sea Trials, the functional performance of the Mission System as a whole is verified.
Esprit de corps and teamwork were common themes during the annual European Handball Championship held at the Fleet Base East Gym recently. Teams from across the Sydney region played it out for the Eastern Australia Area (EAA) European Handball Champion for 2018.
The questions of ‘What exactly is a warfighting culture? What does a professional war fighter look like and how can this be measured?’ have been discussed at recent workshop in Canberra.
On 27 May the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, unveiled a new memorial in Brisbane dedicated to the Royal Australian Navy.
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.
Royal Australian Navy apprentices have been working directly with industry in Adelaide, building on their initial trade training, and at the same time becoming part the next phase of naval warfare from the ground up.
The second Hobart class destroyer marked a major milestone in its construction when she was officially named Brisbane and launched in Adelaide on 15 December.