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Australian Navy frigate visits Valletta, Malta

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HMAS Anzac enters Valetta's Grand Harbour, Malta, for a port visit after completing Centenary of Anzac commemorations in Italy. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Anzac enters Valetta's Grand Harbour, Malta, for a port visit after completing Centenary of Anzac commemorations in Italy.

The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in Valletta, Malta, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment.

Anzac in Brindisi, Italy

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HMAS Anzac enters Brindisi harbour. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

HMAS Anzac enters Brindisi harbour.

The Royal Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has arrived in Brindisi, Italy, as part of her NORTHERN TRIDENT 2015 deployment.

We Remember Perth

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Operations Officer of HMAS Perth, Lieutenant Commander Dylan White, addresses the crew of Perth during a wreath laying ceremony over the wreck of HMAS Perth I, on the 4 May 2015.  (photo: ABET Adam Jaynes)

Operations Officer of HMAS Perth, Lieutenant Commander Dylan White, addresses the crew of Perth during a wreath laying ceremony over the wreck of HMAS Perth I, on the 4 May 2015.

Late into the evening in the calm waters of the Sunda Strait, HMAS Perth sailors stood proudly on the flight deck reflecting on the valiant fight their namesake ship had undertaken seventy-three years ago. 

Assail Two shines at PENGUIN 2015

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Lieutenant Commander Philip Draper, Commanding Officer Assail Two, and Lieutenant Colonel Khairil Rahman, Commanding Officer KDB Daruttaqkwa (photo: Unknown)

Lieutenant Commander Philip Draper, Commanding Officer Assail Two, and Lieutenant Colonel Khairil Rahman, Commanding Officer KDB Daruttaqkwa

Patrol boat crew Assail Two has recently completed Exercise PENGUIN 2015, embarked in HMAS Armidale, bringing to a close a four day exercise that included harbour and sea phases as well as social and sports activities.

Successful exercise with Philippines and US

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Australian personnel Commander Mark Jarrett (left) and Major Richard Pye (right) take time out in Luzon to view the amphibious training program during Exercise Balikatan 2015. 
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Australian personnel Commander Mark Jarrett (left) and Major Richard Pye (right) take time out in Luzon to view the amphibious training program during Exercise Balikatan 2015.

Defence personnel from the Republic of the Philippines, United States and Australia have completed a highly successful multi-lateral military training exercise on the Philippines islands of Luzon and Palawan.

Anzac makes friends Istanbul

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Seaman Communication Information Systems Fynn Henderson and Able Seaman Communication Information Systems Benjamin Gray present the Australian White Ensign after lowering the flag as part of a Ceremonial Sunset onboard HMAS Anzac in Istanbul. (photo: LSIS Paul McCallum)

Seaman Communication Information Systems Fynn Henderson and Able Seaman Communication Information Systems Benjamin Gray present the Australian White Ensign after lowering the flag as part of a Ceremonial Sunset onboard HMAS Anzac in Istanbul.

Following a series of successful activities around the Dardanelles and the Gallipoli Peninsula for the Centenary of Anzac, the Australian Navy’s helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac made a port visit to Istanbul where the crew participated in several diplomatic events, and took the opportunity to get take in the history of the ancient city.

Warfare officers graduate

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Chris Lloyd of Thales Australia presents the John Boyd Carter Medal perpetual trophy to Lieutenant Mark Olsson as the dux of Principal Warfare Officer 51 course, during a ceremony held at HMAS Watson. (photo: ABIS Tom Gibson)

Chris Lloyd of Thales Australia presents the John Boyd Carter Medal perpetual trophy to Lieutenant Mark Olsson as the dux of Principal Warfare Officer 51 course, during a ceremony held at HMAS Watson.

After 48 weeks of training, the 24 graduates of Principal Warfare Officer Course 51 were awarded their badges on 30 April 30 by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett at HMAS Watson.

Solemn service over the wreck of HMAS Sydney II

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Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Tanya King of lays a wreath over the wreck of HMAS Sydney II. (photo: ABIS Julianne Cropley)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Tanya King of lays a wreath over the wreck of HMAS Sydney II.

At dusk on 1 May, amidst the rolling waves of the Indian Ocean, the crew of HMAS Perth gathered on the flight deck for the sombre honour of scattering the ashes of two people over the wreck of HMAS Sydney II.

Volleyball pride on the line in India

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HMAS Newcastle plays against INS Betwa in a friendly game of volleyball at the Indian Naval Base in Mumbai, India. (photo: ABEW Matthew Hagglund)

HMAS Newcastle plays against INS Betwa in a friendly game of volleyball at the Indian Naval Base in Mumbai, India.

With a blast of a whistle inside the humid Kohli Stadium, Navy Nagar – Mumbai, on 26 April a heated game of volleyball began between the navies of Australia and India.  It was an ideal opportunity to continue to develop international relations between Australia and India as HMAS Newcastle conducted a port visit to Mumbai, India on her way to the Middle East for an Operation MANITOU rotation.

Navy completes largest synthetic training exercise

Published on by LEUT Jai Coppen (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

Fleet Synthetic Training – Joint 15-72 built on the success of Triton Simulation in 2014 (pictured here). (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Fleet Synthetic Training – Joint 15-72 built on the success of Triton Simulation in 2014 (pictured here).

The largest tactical synthetic exercise in Royal Australian Navy history has been conducted with the United States Navy recently.