Topic: HMAS Ballarat (F155)
An Indian naval officer was keen to visit HMAS Ballarat during the ship’s Goa port visit to thank the frigate’s crew for the ship’s part in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race.
A Navy Gap Year officer has swapped the rolling hills of the Victorian city of Ballarat for rolling waves and the steady hum of the engines of HMAS Ballarat.
Members of HMAS Ballarat have taken their physical fitness commitment to another level by completing 155 laps around the flight deck - the number of laps equivalent to the frigate's pennant number.
Australian frigate HMAS Ballarat has joined the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the navies of the United States and India to take part in Exercise MALABAR 2020.
HMAS Ballarat and USS John S. McCain united on the high seas and remained in company through the Malacca Strait while sailing for Exercise MALABAR.
Officers of the Watch in HMAS Ballarat manoeuvred their ship alongside the Indian, Japanese and United States navies during Exercise MALABAR 2020, which recently came to an end.
HMAS Ballarat has proven to be a highly capable partner during the first phase of Exercise MALABAR 2020.
Taking the front seat of an MH-60R helicopter while employing its cutting edge sensor and weapons systems is just another day in the office for Port Macquarie local, Maritime Aviation Warfare Officer Sub Lieutenant Ashley Hill.
The crew of HMAS Ballarat has been reminded of the important role Navy plays in protecting Australia’s vital offshore energy resources, and the nation’s prosperity.
Force protection training onboard HMAS Ballarat has taken a lifesaving spin, with the Boatswain Mates treated to a dedicated exercise on how to save themselves, and their mates, while under battle fire.