Topic: Deployments (Non-Operations)
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.
Published on June 19, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat along with warships from Singapore, Bangladesh, Brunei, China, Indonesia, New Zealand and Russia in formation for the Singaporean Navy's 50th Anniversary International Fleet Review.
Ballarat has completed a port visit to Sepanggar, Malaysia as part of a three month South East Asia deployment.
June 11, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat (centre) conducts a Passage Exercise in the South China Sea with Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force ships Izumo and Sazanami and the Royal Canadian ship HMCS Winnipeg.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Ballarat has completed a passage exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Royal Canadian Navy and United States Navy ships during her South East Asia deployment.
June 01, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABCIS Neil James (photographer), WO Scott Campbell (photographer)
Boading party members from HMAS Wollongong conduct boarding party exercises with members of the Fijian Navy in Suva, Fiji.
Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS
Wollongong has completed an official visit to Fiji, including a four-day exercise within Fiji’s Exclusive Economic Zone with the Republic of Fiji Navy Ship Kula.
Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Cristy Hazelman along with other sailors from HMAS Ballarat line the upper decks as the ship awaits the sail past by the Reviewing Officer during the Singaporean Navy's 50th Anniversary International Fleet Review.
Ballarat has joined warships from navies all around the world for the Singaporean Navy’s 50th Anniversary International Fleet Review.
Foreground HMAS Wollongong takes up her station while incompany during Exercise CASSOWARY, in the Northern Australian Exercise Area.
Wollongong has embarked on a voyage to the South West Pacific as part of the Australian Defence Force’s enduring commitment to assist with building security capacity in the region.