Topic: HMAS Hobart (D39)
As well as having some of the most advanced weapons systems available, Navy’s newest ship HMAS Hobart boasts a range of assets that help make it a formidable warfighting unit.
HMAS Hobart has “slipped her lines” and set sail for the first time since commissioning on 23 September 2017.
The man given the responsibility of commanding Navy’s new destroyer says it is an honour to be in command of a ship that shares her name with a rich history of operational service and excellence.
As destroyer HMAS Hobart headed out on her first sea time as a commissioned warship, there was an atmosphere of anticipation in the salty air – as the ship’s company got to see what she can do.
Chief Petty Officer Combat Systems Manager Brenden Smart followed his older brother into the Navy is now one of the seasoned veterans helping bring Navy’s newest ship into service.