Section: Indo-Pacific Endeavour

Floating hospital gives greater care on HMAS Canberra

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior (author and photographer)

Members of HMAS Canberra's aeromedical evacuation team conduct a training exercise during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (L-R) Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Roneel Chandra, Able Seaman Medic Steven Moyle and Royal Australian Air Force officer Wing Commander Shane Brun. (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

Members of HMAS Canberra's aeromedical evacuation team conduct a training exercise during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (L-R) Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Roneel Chandra, Able Seaman Medic Steven Moyle and Royal Australian Air Force officer Wing Commander Shane Brun.

Standing among doctors, physicians and primary health care practitioners, it looks, smells and feels like any other hospital – but it is floating on the ocean.

Warm welcome for major naval exercise

Published on by CAPT Roger Brennan (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

(L-R) Commander Task Group 661.1 Captain Andrew Quinn, RAN, and Commander Joint Task Force 661 Air Commodore Richard Owen, AM, are greeted to Visakhapatnam Naval Base by Indian Navy Command Protocol Officer Commander Ravi Rastogi to begin AUSINDEX 2019. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

(L-R) Commander Task Group 661.1 Captain Andrew Quinn, RAN, and Commander Joint Task Force 661 Air Commodore Richard Owen, AM, are greeted to Visakhapatnam Naval Base by Indian Navy Command Protocol Officer Commander Ravi Rastogi to begin AUSINDEX 2019.

HMAS Newcastle was slowly guided into dock by the harbour master at Visakhapatnam Port in the Indian sub-continent on a breathless, humid day.

Cricket and cam cream make for fun visit

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by CAPT Roger Brennan (author)

Royal Australian Navy Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Personnel Elizabeth Miller from HMAS Success and a child from the Government Children's Home for Boys in Visakhapatnam, India dance to the music played by the Australian Army Band during a visit by Australian Defence Force personnel as part of AUSINDEX 2019. (photo: CPL Kylie GIbson)

Royal Australian Navy Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Personnel Elizabeth Miller from HMAS Success and a child from the Government Children's Home for Boys in Visakhapatnam, India dance to the music played by the Australian Army Band during a visit by Australian Defence Force personnel as part of AUSINDEX 2019.

A classroom full of bright eyes and beaming smiles greeted members of the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR Joint Task Force when they visited the Government Children’s Home for Boys in Visakhapatnam, India.

Submariners surface for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019

Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submariners Tahlia Lovell (left) and Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Arami Bullock on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submariners Tahlia Lovell (left) and Leading Seaman Acoustic Warfare Analyst Submarines Arami Bullock on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Five personnel from the Submarine Force are experiencing a deployment above water for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19) on HMA Ships Canberra and Success.

First Lady forges firm friendships in Far East

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Taylor Bootle manages the distance line during a Replenishment at Sea Approach (RASAP) exercise with Sri Lanka Navy Ship Sindurala as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Taylor Bootle manages the distance line during a Replenishment at Sea Approach (RASAP) exercise with Sri Lanka Navy Ship Sindurala as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

After more than 30 years plying her trade in oceans across the world, the First Lady of the Fleet is continuing to pave the way for the next generation of RAN replenishment ships.

Australian Navy dives into training with Sri Lankan counterparts

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers and their Sri Lankan counterparts pose for a group photograph after a day of Explosive Ordnance Disposal training as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 in Trincomolee, Sri Lanka. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers and their Sri Lankan counterparts pose for a group photograph after a day of Explosive Ordnance Disposal training as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 in Trincomolee, Sri Lanka.

A team of Navy clearance divers embarked in HMAS Success for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 has taken the opportunity to strengthen ties with their Sri Lankan Navy counterparts through a joint training initiative.

Success and Parramatta arrive in Chennai

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Members of HMA Ships Success and Parramatta stand with the children of the ‘Life is a Ball’ foundation during a port visit to Chennai in India as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Members of HMA Ships Success and Parramatta stand with the children of the ‘Life is a Ball’ foundation during a port visit to Chennai in India as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

HMA Ships Success and Parramatta have conducted a port visit to Chennai, India, before their involvement in the bilateral Australian and Indian Navy exercise AUSINDEX.

Navy sees vital capability in ‘flooded’ village

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT Roger Brennan (author), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

The Rapid Response Rescue and Relief Unit demonstrates a landslide rescue simulation during the Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Exchange Program during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: CPL Kylie GIbson)

The Rapid Response Rescue and Relief Unit demonstrates a landslide rescue simulation during the Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Exchange Program during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Australian Defence Force personnel have undertaken humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training with the Sri Lankan Navy in Puttalam, Sri Lanka.

Navy helps Sri Lanka reduce its plastic footprint

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT Roger Brennan (author), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

Members of Joint Task Force 661 and the local community with a pile of rubbish collected at Colombo's Mount Lavinia Beach clean up day in Sri Lanka during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019. (photo: CPL Kylie GIbson)

Members of Joint Task Force 661 and the local community with a pile of rubbish collected at Colombo's Mount Lavinia Beach clean up day in Sri Lanka during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019.

Sri Lankan volunteers along with members of the Sri Lankan Navy and the Australian Defence Force recently took to Mount Lavinia Beach in Colombo to reduce its plastic footprint.

IPE19 fleet fuelled up and on its way

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LCDR Dallas Gray (author), FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Marine Technician Bryan Kok monitors fuelling operations aboard HMAS Success, during a replenishment at sea operation with HMAS Parramatta during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Marine Technician Bryan Kok monitors fuelling operations aboard HMAS Success, during a replenishment at sea operation with HMAS Parramatta during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019.

HMAS Success recently conducted the first Replenishment at Sea of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, refuelling all of the units in the Joint Task Force soon after they departed from Western Australia.