Section: Fleet

SEA LION roars in far north Queensland

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Troops from 2RAR onboard LCM8 return to HMAS Choules after conducting training exercises as part of Exercise Sea Lion. (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi )

Troops from 2RAR onboard LCM8 return to HMAS Choules after conducting training exercises as part of Exercise Sea Lion.

Exercise SEA LION 2013 got underway on June 10 as HMAS Choules slipped out to sea with a complement of more than 400 Army and Navy personnel onboard, and various pieces of equipment firmly secured on the vehicle deck.

Ardent Three find their wings

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author)

An 816 Squadron Seahawk helicopter hovers over the boat deck of HMAS Launceston. (photo: LEUT Andrew Ragless)

An 816 Squadron Seahawk helicopter hovers over the boat deck of HMAS Launceston.

Armidale Class Patrol Boat crew Ardent Three seized upon a rare opportunity this week to qualify for aviation operations.

Tobruk loads up and sets sail

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author)

Members of Port Services Garden Island, Sydney, retrieve the final berthing line from HMAS Tobruk as she departs for Pacific Partnership 2013. (photo: ABIS Jesse Rhynard)

Members of Port Services Garden Island, Sydney, retrieve the final berthing line from HMAS Tobruk as she departs for Pacific Partnership 2013.

HMAS Tobruk has set sail for a seven week deployment to Papua New Guinea.