Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author and photographer)
Only six months after joining the Navy, Seaman Emily Wood has found herself on the ship bearing the name of her home town. After joining the Navy Gap Year program from the national capital in January she was recently given the opportunity to complete three weeks at sea onboard HMAS Canberra.
Published on by MIDN Daniel Kay (author), Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cameron McCulloch (photographer)
With a potent mix of sophisticated sensors and human ingenuity, HMAS Anzac has ‘protected’ a maritime advance force consisting of hydrographic ships, coastal mine hunters and clearance divers at Freshwater Beach in Central Queensland as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE.
Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer), CPL David Said (photographer)
Australia’s amphibious capability was put to the test recently as the Amphibious Task Group Headquarters took charge of the largest amphibious assault conducted by an Australian force for 70 years as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABER.
Published on by FLGOFF Deanna Ellick (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer), POA Matthew Jose (photographer)
The Royal Australian and United States navies have proven a potent and agile force when operating together during the opening phases of Exercise TALISMAN SABER 17, which took place in the Northern Territory.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Brenton Freind (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy’s two Landing Helicopter Docks, HMA Ships Adelaide and Canberra are due to complete maintenance periods this week after rectification of emergent issues with their propulsion systems.
Published on by CPL Max Bree (author), WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer)
Australian and US forces are gearing up for mid- to high-intensity warfare against ‘near-peer’ adversaries on the month-long Exercise TALISMAN SABRE, which begins at the end of June. HMA Ships Canberra, Choules, Anzac, Toowoomba, Ballarat, Darwin, Melbourne, Success, Diamantina, Huon, Gascoyne and Melville will all take part.