Topic: Exercise KAKADU
During the harbour phase of Exercise KAKADU, Gender Advisor for the Australian contribution, Lieutenant Commander Donna Sill, hosted a Gender Perspectives in Maritime Operations workshop with international partners to develop case studies and discuss gender issues that arise in maritime operations.
On the hot and humid sports fields of Defence Establishment Berrimah, Northern Territory, 300 military personnel from eight countries battled for the honours at the Exercise KAKADU 2016 All Ranks Sports Day.
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, has hosted 14 of his counterparts or their representatives in Darwin for the inaugural Regional Commanders’ Conference to discuss maritime security and interoperability in the Asia-Pacific.
Before the sea phases of Exercise KAKADU 2014 kicked off, teams from HMAS Stuart and BRP Ramon Alcraz took the opportunity to conduct additional joint training to exchange expertise and develop skills in boarding operations.
On Friday 29 August 2014, members of the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) 816 Squadron visited some local people in Arnhem Land as part of Navy's community engagement during Exercise KAKADU 2014.
In preparation for Exercise KAKADU 2014, HMAS Sydney and Japanese Navy Ship JS Hatakaze conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) en route to Darwin 22-24 August 2014.
Over 1,200 military personnel from the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions have completed collaborative, tactical warfare planning during the first week of the Royal Australian Navy’s largest maritime exercise, KAKADU 2014.
On Wednesday 27 August 2014, members of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) competed against teams from visiting nations Japan and the Philippines during the harbour phase of Exercise KAKADU 2014.
On Tuesday 26 August 2014, HMAS Stuart held a tour for the coalition observers participating in Exercise KAKADU 2014 to familiarise themselves with the ship while it was alongside Fort Hill Wharf, Darwin.
On the first day of Exercise KAKADU 2014, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, Commander Australian Fleet, hosted an Official Reception on board HMA Ships Sydney and Stuart, and warmly welcomed representatives from the exercise’s participating nations.