Topic: HMAS Brisbane (D41)

Brisbane home for Christmas

Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Justin Brown (photographer)

HMAS Brisbane sails into Garden Island, Sydney after a five month deployment to the United States of America. (photo: POIS Justin Brown)

HMAS Brisbane sails into Garden Island, Sydney after a five month deployment to the United States of America.

Australia’s newest warship, HMAS Brisbane, arrived home to family and friends in Sydney yesterday, following her first overseas deployment, drawing to a close the return of ten Royal Australian Navy warships from deployments across South East Asia, the Pacific and the United States.

HMAS Brisbane commences Combat System Trials in US

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HMAS Brisbane's recent live missile engagement in the US. (photo: )

HMAS Brisbane's recent live missile engagement in the US.

In a first for the Royal Australian Navy and the United States Navy, HMAS Brisbane has completed a live missile engagement.

Fighting fit to take on the New York Marathon

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Tavis Knack (author), CPOML-SC Kathryn Holmes (photographer), ABML-S Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

L-R: Leading Seaman Jarryd Boyd; Chief Petty Officer Raechelle Henderson; Sub Lieutenant Savanna Schimmel; CPO Jeremy Pitchford; Lieutenant Commander Tavis Knack and Petty Officer Neale Merrick from HMAS Brisbane alongside San Diego Naval Base prior to the 2019 New York Marathon. (photo: ABML-S Sittichai Sakonpoonpol)

L-R: Leading Seaman Jarryd Boyd; Chief Petty Officer Raechelle Henderson; Sub Lieutenant Savanna Schimmel; CPO Jeremy Pitchford; Lieutenant Commander Tavis Knack and Petty Officer Neale Merrick from HMAS Brisbane alongside San Diego Naval Base prior to the 2019 New York Marathon.

Following a highly successful Combat System Sea Qualification Trial period HMAS Brisbane Officers and Sailors took on a very different fight along the famous streets of New York City.

HMAS Brisbane participates in San Francisco Fleet Week 2019

This article has photo gallery Published on by SBLT Zachkary Ryan (author), ABML-S Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer), POMED Trish Clark (photographer), POB Kate Galea (photographer), LCDR Rhys Ryan (photographer), US Coast Guard (photographer)

HMAS Brisbane ship's company standing at Procedure Alpha entering San Francisco Bay. (photo: ABML-S Sittichai Sakonpoonpol)

HMAS Brisbane ship's company standing at Procedure Alpha entering San Francisco Bay.

Whilst deployed for her United States Combat System Qualification Trials, HMAS Brisbane and her crew were fortunate enough to take part in San Francisco Fleet Week 2019.

HMAS Brisbane ready for Combat System Trials

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Warren Lynch (author and photographer)

HMAS Brisbane and USS Preble conducting Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres. (photo: LCDR Warren Lynch)

HMAS Brisbane and USS Preble conducting Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres.

On the eve of her Combat System Trials, the crew of HMAS Brisbane have used the passage and time alongside San Diego to fully prepare for this important milestone, which are the culmination of a concentrated combat system preparation and training period which has been running for nearly twelve months.

HMAS Brisbane’s French connection

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABML-S Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer), ABEW Cameron Paniagua (photographer), FNS Photographer (photographer)

FNS Vendemiaire's Boarding Team and HMAS Brisbane's Boarding Team on completion of a boarding exercise. (photo: ABEW Cameron Paniagua)

FNS Vendemiaire's Boarding Team and HMAS Brisbane's Boarding Team on completion of a boarding exercise.

HMAS Brisbane has used a long transit across the Pacific Ocean to rendezvous with the French Marine Nationale warship FNS Vendemiaire for joint training, meeting in the waters of Noumea, New Caledonia.

Sun sets on Brisbane’s first night in Brisbane

Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Steward Connie Whaipooti looks out over the Brisbane River from the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane, as the warship is berthed at Hamilton Wharf, Brisbane. (photo: )

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Steward Connie Whaipooti looks out over the Brisbane River from the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane, as the warship is berthed at Hamilton Wharf, Brisbane.

In a night steeped in Naval tradition, the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane was transformed as the Commanding Officer welcomed his guest of honour, the Governor of Queensland His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC onboard.

HMAS Brisbane arrives in Brisbane for first visit to namesake city

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Alistair Tomlinson (author), LEUT Danielle Brodie (photographer), ABML-S Sittichai Sakonpoonpol (photographer)

Members of ship's company of HMAS Brisbane (III) onboard during the first visit to her namesake city. (photo: LEUT Danielle Brodie)

Members of ship's company of HMAS Brisbane (III) onboard during the first visit to her namesake city.

Australia’s newest warship HMAS Brisbane (III), has arrived at her namesake city for the first time. During the five day visit, the ship will be involved in a number of events designed to maintain the special bond Navy enjoys with the residents of Brisbane.

HMAS Brisbane integrates with Air Force Fifth Generation Fighters

Published on by LEUT Rory Tuit (author), AB Nicholas Raptis (photographer)

L-R: LEUT Joshua Woodward, LEUT Kyle Livingstone and LEUT Rory Tuit from Fleet Fighter Control Element onboard HMAS Brisbane for Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD 2019. (photo: AB Nicholas Raptis)

L-R: LEUT Joshua Woodward, LEUT Kyle Livingstone and LEUT Rory Tuit from Fleet Fighter Control Element onboard HMAS Brisbane for Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD 2019.

Her Majesty’s Australian Ships Brisbane and Melbourne have successfully integrated into Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Tier 1 air defence activity.

Bulldog joins the Steel Cat

Published on by LEUT Danielle Brodie (author), CPL Colin Dadd (photographer)

Members of the Ship’s Company welcome their mascot, British Bulldog Leading Seaman Hank, after HMAS Brisbane's (III) Freedom of Entry march. (photo: CPL Colin Dadd)

Members of the Ship’s Company welcome their mascot, British Bulldog Leading Seaman Hank, after HMAS Brisbane's (III) Freedom of Entry march.

A little-known piece of Navy history dating back to the First World War is being kept alive with a British Bulldog by the name of Hank becoming the first mascot for ‘the Steel Cat’, HMAS Brisbane (III).