Topic: HMAS Huon (M82)
HMA Ships Choules and Huon and French Navy Ship FS d’Entrecasteaux have conducted a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) and flight training serials in the Pacific Ocean.
A flotilla of Royal Australian Navy small boats have joined their Vanuatu Police Maritime Wing colleagues and a colourful collection of commercial, private and government watercraft in a Seafarer’s Parade as part of the Vanuatu 40th Anniversary of Independence celebrations.
A Maritime Advanced Force task unit has successfully demonstrated Navy’s ability to open and maintain sea lanes for amphibious operations during Fleet Certification Period 2020.
There’s a flurry of activity at Garden Island in Sydney as Fleet Units and support organisations busily prepare for the year ahead.
HMAS Huon has returned home to Australia after more than four months deployed in North East Asian waters following the longest voyage undertaken by a Royal Australian Navy mine warfare vessel.
HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon have notched up a number of achievements during the ships north east Asian deployment.
RAN Minehunters HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon have been commended by Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Captain Yasushi Noguchi for their excellent result in successfully finding all underwater mines in a designated exercise area in minimal time.
At the largest gathering of mine warfare dedicated vessels seen in Japanese waters, HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon have joined with 22 ships from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the United States Navy (USN) to participate in the first joint mine warfare exercise in the region, Exercise HYUGA NADA 18.
After the longest transit ever completed by Australian Minehunters, HMA Ships Gascoyne and Huon have contributed to Multi-National Navy Mine Warfare Exercise 2018 (MNMIWEX) in the Republic of Korea.
When the Royal Australian Navy Minehunter HMAS Huon held a cake sale alongside Sydney’s HMAS Waterhen last week, the Commanding Officer took the opportunity to take the attendees out of their comfort zones when thinking about diversity in Navy and beyond.