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Australian ships to commence inaugural exercise in India

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HMAS Sirius conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kamorta on 08 Jun 15 following their port visit to Fremantle.  (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Sirius conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kamorta on 08 Jun 15 following their port visit to Fremantle.

After sailing over 10,000 km each, the Royal Australian Navy's HMA Ships Sirius, Arunta and Sheean are in Visakhapatnam, India preparing to exercise with the Indian Navy.

North East Asian deployments for Sirius and Arunta

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Able Seaman Electronics Technician Damien Lovie farewells his girlfriend Miss Eliza Skate prior to HMAS Arunta departing Fleet Base West on HMAS Arunta's North East Asian Deployment. (photo: LSIS Bradley Darvill)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Damien Lovie farewells his girlfriend Miss Eliza Skate prior to HMAS Arunta departing Fleet Base West on HMAS Arunta's North East Asian Deployment.

Friends, family and loved ones lined the wharf at Fleet Base West, south of Perth, Western Australia, in late August as HMA Ships Sirius and Arunta departed for North East Asian deployments.

Australia's newest military capability on exercise

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Soldiers from 2nd Royal Australian Regiment's Small Boat Platoon prepare for a beach insertion from the well dock of HMAS Canberra during Sea Series 2015. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Soldiers from 2nd Royal Australian Regiment's Small Boat Platoon prepare for a beach insertion from the well dock of HMAS Canberra during Sea Series 2015.

Australia's newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element embarked in HMAS Canberra, is continuing to hone its skills during Exercise Sea Explorer in Far North Queensland.

Adelaide completes final sea trials off the Australian coast

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Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jonathan Verran conducts Seaworthiness Material Assessments on the Global Maritime Distress Safety System, as part of BAE Systems Sea Acceptance Trials onboard NUSHIP Adelaide at Williamstown, Victoria. (photo: ABET Callum Payne)

Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Jonathan Verran conducts Seaworthiness Material Assessments on the Global Maritime Distress Safety System, as part of BAE Systems Sea Acceptance Trials onboard NUSHIP Adelaide at Williamstown, Victoria.

Australia’s second of the Canberra class Amphibious Assault Ships, Adelaide, has returned to Williamstown, Victoria, following the successful completion of sea trials off the south east Australian coast.

A new home, new combat capability and new paint

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPOMT Andrew Border (author), CPOIS David Connolly (photographer), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Seaman Boatswains Mate Stephanie Pannell making ready a line on the forecastle of HMAS Warramunga as the ship comes alongside Fleet Base West  after undocking post Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at Henderson, Western Australia. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Seaman Boatswains Mate Stephanie Pannell making ready a line on the forecastle of HMAS Warramunga as the ship comes alongside Fleet Base West after undocking post Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at Henderson, Western Australia.

After 14 years of naval service, HMAS Warramunga has a new home port – Fleet Base East, Sydney. 

Aviators take a look at Anti-Submarine Warfare from below

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Lieutenant Commander Stefan Zohar at the Australian War Memorial. (photo: POIS Phil Cullinan)

Lieutenant Commander Stefan Zohar at the Australian War Memorial.

Navy aviators were given a chance to exchange a bird’s eye view for an ‘up the periscope’ perspective, during a recent presentation by submarine operations.

HMAS Sydney II Veteran, Honoured at Sea

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At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of Richard

At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of Richard "Dick" Vincent RADCLIFFE, in the vicinity of the HMAS Sydney II wreckage.

At dusk on 30 August, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Sirus gathered on the flight deck to celebrate the life and service of  Richard "Dick" Vincent Radcliffe, in the vicinity of the HMAS Sydney II wreckage.

HMAS Canberra achieves key milestone towards Initial Operating Capability

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HMAS Canberra off the north Queensland coast with 5 MRH 90 aircraft on deck and her four Landing Craft deployed. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

HMAS Canberra off the north Queensland coast with 5 MRH 90 aircraft on deck and her four Landing Craft deployed.

The Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious Ship, HMAS Canberra, has completed a graduated operational test and trials program to achieve a key milestone towards Initial Operating Capability.

HMAS Newcastle returns home

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Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Warwick Douglas stands with his fiancée and children after proposing to his partner on the wharf of Fleet Base East upon his return home from Operation MANITOU aboard HMAS Newcastle. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

Leading Seaman Aviation Technician Avionics Warwick Douglas stands with his fiancée and children after proposing to his partner on the wharf of Fleet Base East upon his return home from Operation MANITOU aboard HMAS Newcastle.

After 180 days deployed, HMAS Newcastle returned triumphantly from the Middle East region to Garden Island, Sydney today.

Transit Security Element 77 completes its mission

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Transit Security Element 77 stand at attention during a medal presentation ceremony held at Larrakeyah Barracks in Darwin. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Transit Security Element 77 stand at attention during a medal presentation ceremony held at Larrakeyah Barracks in Darwin.

Defence personnel of Transit Security Element 77 assigned to Operation RESOLUTE have been recognised at Darwin’s Larrakeyah Barracks.