HMAS Ballarat's embarked 816 Squadron Flight 3 MH-60R helicopter conducts a cross deck landing on USS Nimitz during Indian Ocean Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Shane Cameron)
HMAS Ballarat's embarked 816 Squadron Flight 3 MH-60R helicopter conducts a cross deck landing on USS Nimitz during Indian Ocean Deployment 2020.

Seahawk soars with Carrier Strike Group

HMAS Ballarat’s embarked MH-60R Seahawk helicopter has played a valuable role with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group during a passage exercise in the Indian Ocean.

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  • Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jahlaya Weazel stands proud with the Australian Aboriginal Flag at HMAS Kuttabul, Sydney, NSW. (photo: ABIS Benjamin Ricketts)

    NUSHIP Supply: One ship, many stories

    A posting to NUSHIP Supply caused some personal conflict for Able Seaman Jahlaya Weazel, but also provided an opportunity to establish the ship’s on-board philosophy of One Ship, Many Stories.

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  • Australian Army soldiers and officers from the 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry) load the new Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle onto a Light Landing Craft from HMAS Adelaide during Exercise SEA WADER 2020 at Cowley Beach, Qld. (photo: TPR Jonathan Goedhart)

    Soldiers drive vehicles via the sea

    In a demonstration of their amphibious capability, the latest generation of Army vehicles has been driven on board HMAS Adelaide via landing craft off the coast of North Queensland.

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Operations

  • Ship's company wave goodbye as HMAS Arunta breaks away from United States Naval Ship Amelia Earhart after completing a replenishment at sea. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

    No rest on eve of Arunta return

    The ship’s company of HMAS Arunta is not resting on their laurels when it comes to maintaining the high tempo that has been a feature of the ship’s five-month deployment.

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