Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)
A tugboat sends off HMAS Darwin from Darwin Harbour for the final time with a water cannon salute.
Darwin has completed her final port visit to Darwin, farewelling the city by exercising the right to Freedom of Entry and showcasing her capability to thousands of locals.
HMAS Darwin comes alongside Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, for the last time before decommissioning in December 2017.
Darwin has sailed into her namesake port on her final visit after 33 years of service and more than a million nautical miles underway.
Warfare Officers of the Philippine Navy pose for a photo in front of HMAS Darwin's Guided Missile Launcher with Midshipman Justin Csucsy.
With relationships strengthened, and warfare techniques discussed, shortly before departing Manila, HMAS
Darwin rolled out the welcome mat for officers from the Philippine Navy.
A RAAF P-8A Poseidon passes HMAS Darwin as she sails in company with HMAS Adelaide in the South East Asia, during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
The Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force have been working ever closer together with a combined anti-submarine exercise undertaken as the Indo-Pacific Endeavour Task Group sails through regional waters.
October 24, 2017 by LTCOL Phil Pyke (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Vehicles are loaded onto LHD Landing Craft from HMAS Adelaide (background) during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Response training with the Singapore Armed Forces in Changi Bay, Singapore, for Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Adelaide has visited Singapore to strengthen humanitarian assistance and disaster relief interoperability with the Singaporean Armed Forces.
Commander Joint Task Group 661.1, Captain Jonathan Earley, CSC, RAN, with participants from Exercise LUMBAS aboard HMAS Adelaide during their visit to the ship while alongside in Subic Bay, Philippines for Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Exercise LUMBAS is an annual bi-lateral exercise between the Australia and the Philippines, and is being undertaken concurrently to the Royal Australian Navy’s visit to the region.
Landing craft from the RAN and Australian Army in formation with Philippine Marine Corps small unit riverine craft, during humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training conducted from HMAS Adelaide in Subic Bay, Philippines.
The recent visit to the Philippines, by two Australian Navy ships of the Indo-Pacific Task Group has significantly reinforced the strong defence relationship between Australia and the archipelago.
Published on October 11, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), Philippines Navy - www.navy.mil.ph (photographer)
The Philippine Navy Band, play during a welcoming ceremony for HMAS Adelaide and Darwin in Manilla, Philippines
Adelaide and Darwin have arrived in the Philippines, with the larger ship welcoming a senior government and military delegation including Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and the Secretary for National Defense Delfin Lorenzana.
October 30, 2017 by LCDR Jason O'Gorman (author and photographer), MIDN Skye Yeaman (photographer)
Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Melissa Van Der Ley is serving onboard HMAS Darwin for Operation Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, in South East Asia.
Specialist communications skills are essential on a Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate, and keeping HMAS
Darwin connected to her task group is Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Melissa Van Der Ley.
Able Seaman Electronics Technician Daniel Hines from Two Wells, South Australia is a Weapons Systems Maintainer onboard HMAS Darwin on deployment to SE Asia as part of Operation Indo-Pacific Endeavour.
A sailor originally from Two Wells in South Australia is a vital cog in the wheel that keeps HMAS
Darwin in fighting shape.