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Swansong for Success’ band

Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Success ship’s band ‘RASamataz’ plays at the Sembawang Naval Base during a port visit to Sembawang in Singapore as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Success ship’s band ‘RASamataz’ plays at the Sembawang Naval Base during a port visit to Sembawang in Singapore as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

It wasn’t quite a hot August night but it was a very humid night in May as the sounds of RASamataz drifted across the Sembawang Wharves, Singapore, for the last time.

Successeroos upset Singapore

Published on by LCDR Alfonso Santos (author), LSMT Cameron Campbell (photographer)

Members of HMAS Success compete against the Security Guards of Sembawang Naval Base in Singapore during a post visit as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSMT Cameron Campbell)

Members of HMAS Success compete against the Security Guards of Sembawang Naval Base in Singapore during a post visit as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Not many people know about the relationship the soccer players of HMAS Success have forged with members of the security police at Singapore’s Sembawang Wharves.

Cutting-edge technology on show

Published on by LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Republic of Singapore Navy Medical Officers perform a ‘cut suit’ triage demonstration at the Changi Naval Base Medical Centre during IMDEX in Singapore. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Republic of Singapore Navy Medical Officers perform a ‘cut suit’ triage demonstration at the Changi Naval Base Medical Centre during IMDEX in Singapore.

A surgical ‘cut suit’ that simulates trauma and burns to allow people to practise operations was demonstrated by the Singapore Defence Force during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19).

Trans-Tasman endorsement for sailors

Published on by Royal New Zealand Navy Sub Lieutenant Ed Hall (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Sub Lieutenant Yuri Kourelakos (centre) and Royal New Zealand Navy Sub Lieutenants Edward Hall (left) and Cameron Jamieson (right) on the bridge wing of HMAS Success during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy Sub Lieutenant Yuri Kourelakos (centre) and Royal New Zealand Navy Sub Lieutenants Edward Hall (left) and Cameron Jamieson (right) on the bridge wing of HMAS Success during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Three young officers from Australia and New Zealand have spent their time well on HMAS Success’ final deployment by furthering their Maritime Warfare Officer (MWO) training.

Remembering the fallen in Singapore

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Jake Badior and LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.

Members of HMAS Canberra have attended a small ceremony at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore to pay their respects to those who died defending Singapore and Malaya during World War II.

Australian Defence industry on display for regional partners

Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

Royal Australian Air Force officer Squadron Leader Steven Rae with Andy and Zoe Cullen, the owners of Wananchi at the HMAS Canberra Defence Industry Expo in Singapore during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: CPL Kylie GIbson)

Royal Australian Air Force officer Squadron Leader Steven Rae with Andy and Zoe Cullen, the owners of Wananchi at the HMAS Canberra Defence Industry Expo in Singapore during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

For the first time, Australia’s defence industry has been incorporated into INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR port visits.

Army takes skills to the water

This article has photo gallery Published on by CAPT Roger Brennan (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Deputy Chief of Army Major General Anthony Rawlins, DSC (third from left), and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam His Excellency Mr Craig Chittick, OAM (fifth from left), stand with members of Joint Task Force 661 during a visit to HMAS Canberra in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Deputy Chief of Army Major General Anthony Rawlins, DSC (third from left), and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam His Excellency Mr Craig Chittick, OAM (fifth from left), stand with members of Joint Task Force 661 during a visit to HMAS Canberra in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The Deputy Chief of Army has received a demonstration of the capabilities of soldiers on board HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19).

Vietnam school visit to remember

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Candice Beech from Joint Task Force 661 hands out gifts to students from Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam during a visit for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Leading Seaman Communications and Information Systems Candice Beech from Joint Task Force 661 hands out gifts to students from Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam during a visit for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

When members of the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 Joint Task Force entered the gates of Thai Nguyen Secondary School in Nha Trang, Vietnam, they were surprised and humbled at the reception from more than 1000 cheering children.

Final top up for Success

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Success conducts a Replenishment at Sea with USNS Pecos in the approach lanes of the Singapore Straits during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Success conducts a Replenishment at Sea with USNS Pecos in the approach lanes of the Singapore Straits during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

In the approach lanes of one of the busiest sea traffic waterways in the world, the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 Joint Task Force has fuelled up for the final leg of the major Australian Defence Force activity.

No breakdown in training on Canberra

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

Royal Australian Navy sailors Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Coen Powell (left), and Able Seaman Marine Technician Liam O'Brien work with Australian Army soldier Corporal Craig Gordon on a portable diesel engine while deployed on HMAS Canberra as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

Royal Australian Navy sailors Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Coen Powell (left), and Able Seaman Marine Technician Liam O'Brien work with Australian Army soldier Corporal Craig Gordon on a portable diesel engine while deployed on HMAS Canberra as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

HMAS Canberra’s marine technicians are forging a new path in training their people at sea with the help of a Navy Engineering Challenge container.