Topic: Deployments (Non-Operations)
Commanding Officer HMAS Parramatta, Commander Simon Howard and The Hon Lieutenant Governor James Yangetmai shake hands at the natural history museum at Yap, Micronesia.
Parramatta has conducted the first of many of her international engagements in support of Indo-Pacific Endeavour, an Australian Defence Force deployment to the region.
HMA Ships Darwin (right) and Melbourne, part of task group Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, steam in company in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Darwin and her younger sister HMAS Melbourne have shared their last moments together, showing the rest of the Navy that the guided missile frigates are still an impressive capability.
September 17, 2017 by LCDR Lucito Irlandez (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
Sub Lieutenant Lauren Beaufils stands before a MRH-90 Taipan helicopter on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide prior to a winch deck transfer to HMAS Darwin, as the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017 task group sails off the east coast of Australia.
It was her first time at sea when Sub Lieutenant Lauren Beaufils had the opportunity to participate in a medical evacuation exercise onboard HMAS
Adelaide, with the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 17 Task Group off the coast of Townsville.
Published on September 16, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
HMAS Adelaide enters Darwin Harbour as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour Joint Task Group 2017.
Adelaide and Toowoomba have arrived in Darwin, en route to the Indo-Pacific region as part of an 11-week deployment that will further enhance military cooperation with some of Australia’s key regional partners.
HMAS Sirius Replenishment at Sea - Station 1 party celebrate the ship's 500th replenishment operation, which was undertaken with HMAS Melbourne. L-R, LSBM Ball, ABBM Reace, ABMT Fitzpatrick, ABBM Chamberlain and LSBM Judd.
Auxiliary Oiler HMAS
Sirius has reached a significant capability headmark, conducting her 500th replenishment at-sea on 7 September.
September 15, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)
A Navy MRH-90 helicopter conducts deck landing procedures aboard HMAS Adelaide and the Republic of Singapore Ship Resolution (in background) during a period of landing craft and aviation training between the RAN and Republic of Singapore Navy off the coast of North Queensland.
Adelaide has completed amphibious landing craft and aviation training with the Republic of Singapore’s amphibious ship, RSS Resolution while deployed off the east coast of Australia.
Published on September 12, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer), POIS Andrew Dakin (photographer)
A United States Navy Seahawk helicopter and a United States Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey from USS Bonhomme Richard conduct landings on the flight deck of HMAS Adelaide, with HMAS Darwin in the background during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.
The Australian Defence Force Joint Task Group,
Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, has completed the first international engagement activity of the deployment.
Published on September 04, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), CPOIS Phillip Hunt (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Darwin, HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Parramatta and HMAS Toowoomba steam line astern during their departure from Sydney Harbour during the fleet departure for Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017 (IPE 17).
A group of warships departed Sydney on 4 September to participate in a series of key military exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific region – grouped as
Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Lieutenant Andrew Vergelius from HMAS Adelaide is presented a shawl from Noi, who he has known since he served in Dili, Timor during the INTERFET campaign in 1999. Lieutenant Vergelius had the opportunity to catch up for the first time in 18 years while conducting Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.
For Lieutenant Andrew Vergelius, the recent delivery into Dili Harbour of a deployable hospital and medical supplies provided the opportunity to renew a friendship which began during the turmoil of Timor-Leste’s independence struggle in 1999.
September 22, 2017 by LCDR Jason O'Gorman (author), ABEW Jackson Ricketts (photographer)
Sub Lieutenant Teiah McKee shows Subtenente Bendito Gaspar (F-FDTL) around the bridge onboard HMAS Darwin.
Two officers from the Forças de Defesa de Timor Leste, or the Timor Leste Defence Force, were welcomed onboard HMAS
Darwin as she sailed from Sydney to Dili, Timor Leste.