Topic: Deployments (Non-Operations)
Ship's Company of HMAS Huon prior to conducting a Freedom of Entry into Huonville.
Huon capped off a South West Pacific deployment recently with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and her nearby namesake city of Huonville.
October 31, 2017 by LCDR Jason Parsons (author), LCDR Helen Ward (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), SMNEW Harrison Looney (photographer)
Commanding Officer HMAS Parramatta, Commander Simon Howard and HMAS Parramatta's youngest crew member Midshipman Tiffany McCormack cut a large birthday cake celebrating HMAS Parramatta's 14th Birthday since commissioning in 2003.
The ship’s companies of HMAS
Parramatta and HMAS Toowoomba recently celebrated their vessels’ birthdays in perfect mariner fashion – at sea as part of a joint task group deployment in the Indo-Pacific region.
Warfare Officers of the Philippine Navy pose for a photo in front of HMAS Darwin's Guided Missile Launcher with Midshipman Justin Csucsy.
With relationships strengthened, and warfare techniques discussed, shortly before departing Manila, HMAS
Darwin rolled out the welcome mat for officers from the Philippine Navy.
A RAAF P-8A Poseidon passes HMAS Darwin as she sails in company with HMAS Adelaide in the South East Asia, during Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
The Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force have been working ever closer together with a combined anti-submarine exercise undertaken as the Indo-Pacific Endeavour Task Group sails through regional waters.
HMAS Parramatta conducts a night time replenishment at sea, taking fuel from HMAS Sirius while transiting in the South China Sea.
With no commercial floating petrol stations in the middle of the ocean, Royal Australian Navy ships and helicopters rely on specialised replenishment ships for all their fuel needs.
October 24, 2017 by LTCOL Phil Pyke (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Vehicles are loaded onto LHD Landing Craft from HMAS Adelaide (background) during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Response training with the Singapore Armed Forces in Changi Bay, Singapore, for Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Adelaide has visited Singapore to strengthen humanitarian assistance and disaster relief interoperability with the Singaporean Armed Forces.
October 23, 2017 by LEUT Theresa Swift (author), POML-C William Millward (photographer)
Commanding Officer HMAS Sirius, Commander Michael Oborn presents a Sirius plaque to the Naval Region 1 Chief of Staff, Captain Anuar, Royal Malaysian Navy in Kuantan, Malaysia.
Sirius recently arrived in Kuantan, Malaysia, to waves and friendly greetings on the wharf from Royal Malaysian Navy personnel from Naval Region 1.
Commander Joint Task Group 661.1, Captain Jonathan Earley, CSC, RAN, with participants from Exercise LUMBAS aboard HMAS Adelaide during their visit to the ship while alongside in Subic Bay, Philippines for Indo Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Exercise LUMBAS is an annual bi-lateral exercise between the Australia and the Philippines, and is being undertaken concurrently to the Royal Australian Navy’s visit to the region.
Landing craft from the RAN and Australian Army in formation with Philippine Marine Corps small unit riverine craft, during humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training conducted from HMAS Adelaide in Subic Bay, Philippines.
The recent visit to the Philippines, by two Australian Navy ships of the Indo-Pacific Task Group has significantly reinforced the strong defence relationship between Australia and the archipelago.
Memorial at the centre of the atomic bomb explosion area.
Melbourne recently visited Sasebo as the first of three port visits across Japan as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment.