Section: Indo-Pacific Endeavour
Combined sports teams from the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy gather to take part in a sports day during HMAS Success’s port visit to Langkawi in Malaysia as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.
Teams from HMAS
Success took on the Royal Malaysian Navy in volleyball and futsal competitions on the island of Langkawi.
Commanding Officer HMAS Success Captain Darren Grogan, CSC, RAN speaks with children from the disabled children's ward at the Institute for Child Health in Chennai, India during a visit by members form HMAS Ships Success and Parramatta.
Prosthetics and wheelchairs were among the items donated to children in need by Royal Australian Navy members during a visit to the disabled children’s ward at the Institute for Child Health in Chennai, India.
Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Janelle Price plays a game of slingshot with members of the Malaysian Armed Forces during a visit to the Meh Mari Cultural Village in Malaysia during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.
Mutual respect, cultural understanding and knowledge sharing have been fundamental to the Australia-Malaysia relationship, a relationship with close people-to-people links over many years.
Indian Navy sailors from INS Sahyadri and Royal Australian Navy sailors from HMAS Parramatta on the flight deck of HMAS Success during boarding party exercises as part of AUSINDEX 2019.
Success was repeatedly ‘boarded’ in the Bay of Bengal by a number of Australian and Indian boarding parties as part of AUSINDEX 2019.
Indian Navy officer Lieutenant Arun Bhumbla (right), observes Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Andrew Jennings clear weapons prior to a boarding exercise onboard HMAS Parramatta during AUSINDEX 2019.
A young Indian naval officer spent AUSINDEX 2019 aboard HMAS
Parramatta, observing most of the activity from the bridge of the Australian frigate.
Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Boatswain Shane Bellingham communicates via sound powered headset from the gun directional platform of HMAS Newcastle during AUSINDEX 2019.
A Royal Australian Navy Petty Officer’s career began in HMAS
Newcastle and will end in the same ship.
April 28, 2019 by LCDR Jason Parsons (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
Special guest Glenn McGrath (right) observes as the coin is tossed at the start of a friendly cricket match between combined Royal Australian Navy and Indian teams at the Prince of Arcot cricket ground in Chennai, India as part of AUSINDEX 2019.
Cricket legend Glenn McGrath opened a cricket game between Australian and Indian sailors during AUSINDEX 2019.
Personnel from the Sri Lankan Navy invited ADF members on stage after presenting a cultural dance display in Colombo during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.
Members of HMA Ships
Canberra and Newcastle were given a warm welcome by the Sri Lankan Navy when they recently arrived in Colombo.
April 19, 2019 by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)
HMAS Collins leads a Task Group formation while sailing in the Bay of Bengal as part of AUSINDEX 2019.
Exercise AUSINDEX 2019 has commenced with the largest naval group Australia has ever sent to India.
April 17, 2019 by CAPT James Hook (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)
An Indian Navy Sea King helicopter lands on HMAS Canberra during cross-deck training exercises during AUSINDEX 2019.
Indian and Australian air crews have highlighted their navies’ interoperability during AUSINDEX in the Bay of Bengal this month.