HMA Ships Arunta and Sirius arrived in Surabaya, Indonesia, in November to a warm welcome that included a traditional dance performance at the Jamrud Utara wharf and an opening ceremony at the Indonesian Navy’s Second Fleet Command.
Following a busy 12 months for HMAS Sirius, the Royal Australian Navy’s west coast-based replenishment ship returned to her home port of Fleet Base West on Sunday, to the smiling faces of family and friends.
Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)
RAN’s premier international mine countermeasure exercise recently concluded at Fleet Base West, WA. Exercise DUGONG plays a major role in enhancing interoperability between participating nations in all facets of maritime mine warfare.
Published on by LEUT Max Logan (author), CPL Jessica de Rouw (photographer)
Fiji Police personnel were welcomed aboard HMAS Adelaide as part of an Australian Defence Force Joint Task Group 637.3 enhanced regional engagement activity during a five-day port visit to Suva, Fiji in November.
The Fiji National Disaster Management Office hosted Australian Defence Force Joint Task Force 637.3 personnel on 20 November at a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief tabletop exercise in Suva, Fiji.