Topic: HMAS Adelaide (L01)
March 28, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Paul McCallum (photographer), ABIS Tom Gibson (photographer), CPL Matthew Bickerton (photographer)
HMAS Choules sits at anchor off the coast of Darwin during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.
Recent reporting by the ABC that
“Navy's largest ships unable to join Cyclone Debbie emergency response amid engine troubles” is misleading.
HMAS Adelaide leads a close formation of warships from the Royal Australian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy and the Spanish Armada during a photographic exercise, part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 17, off the western coast of Australia.
Royal Australian Navy’s amphibious ship HMAS
Adelaide lead from the front during the recent Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.
A Royal Australian Navy MRH-90 helicopter approaches the flight deck of Royal New Zealand Navy ship HMNZS Te Kaha, during Exercise Ocean Explorer 2017.
Adelaide’s embarked MRH-90 Taipan multi-role helicopter brought to life the ship’s motto, ‘United for the Common Good’ conducting cross-deck operations with a New Zealand frigate.
March 09, 2017 by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)
Aircrewman from HMAS Adelaide conduct helicopter winching during Aeromedical Evacuation training on the flight deck during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2017.
Navy’s frontline medical staff in HMAS
Adelaide have been training as they would fight in a recent aero-medical evacuation scenario off the south west Australian coast.
An embarked MRH-90 helicopter from HMAS Adelaide conducts a vertical replenishment, as HMAS Success transfers fuel to Adelaide during Exercise Ocean Explorer 17.
Warships from Australia, Italy, New Zealand and Spain are currently exercising off the Western Australian coast honing war-fighting skills and enhancing joint operating procedures.
Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Bradley Gibb making the Adelaide defence earn their keep.
Past-times should never come between nations, but when rugby is on the cards, Australians and Kiwis have to take sides. Navy sides from both nations left nothing on the field in a recent fixture in Western Australia.
HMAS Stuart takes on Armada Espanola (ESPS) Cristobal Colon in a soccer match during the Fleet Concentration Period (FCP) Sports Day held at HMAS Stirling.
Seven different sports were on the menu during a friendly competition between the Royal New Zealand Navy, Australian Navy and the Spanish Armada as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER in Western Australia.
Outgoing Commandng Officer HMAS Adelaide, Captain Paul Mandziy, CSC, RAN, left, hands over the 'weight', a 100 year old polished pick, to incoming Commandng Officer Captain Jonathan Earley, RAN, during a Command Supersession aboard HMAS Adelaide at Garden Island, Sydney.
Captain Jonathan Earley is excited by the challenge of what is shaping to be one of the busiest and most significant years in the Royal Australian Navy’s recent history.
Chief Petty Officer Boatswain Daniel MacQueen is reunited with his father Denis MacQueen, on HMAS Choules alongside Hobart.
A visit to Hobart by an Australian warship was enough to bring a former Tasmanian lobster fisherman to tears - reflecting on the service of his two sons in the Royal Australian Navy.
Maritime Warfare Officers (L) Lieutenant (LEUT) Matthew Smith, RAN and (R) LEUT Melanie Kristensen, RAN, with 808 Squadron Pilot, LEUT Tammie-Lee Hunter and Lieutenant Commander Colin McLeod, RAN, in the Flying Control Office, HMAS Adelaide.
The Royal Australian Navy’s largest vessels, HMA Ships
Canberra and Adelaide, have presented opportunities to break down stereotypes within the Navy and between services as the platforms reflect true combined capability.