Topic: Indo-Pacific Endeavour
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.
October 17, 2017 by LCDR Jason Parsons (author), LEUT Callum Newton (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
HMAS Parramatta prepares to pull alongside Seppanger Naval Base at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017.
Parramatta recently conducted a maintenance period alongside the Malaysian port of Sepanggar in Kota Kinabalu, as part of her Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment.
HMAS Melbourne hosts dignitaries
during an Official Reception in Brunei
One of Australia’s long-standing regional relationships, spanning more than seven decades, was celebrated during HMAS
Melbourne’s recent visit to Brunei Darussalam.
Published on October 11, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), Philippines Navy - www.navy.mil.ph (photographer)
The Philippine Navy Band, play during a welcoming ceremony for HMAS Adelaide and Darwin in Manilla, Philippines
Adelaide and Darwin have arrived in the Philippines, with the larger ship welcoming a senior government and military delegation including Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and the Secretary for National Defense Delfin Lorenzana.
Published on October 09, 2017 by WO Christopher Garner (author), SMNEW Brendon Gilroy (photographer)
Lieutenant Commander Richard Carter and Lieutenant Commander Ray Pozzebom with the electrical hose repair kit on the forecastle deck of HMAS Toowoomba.
‘Navy, the Team Works’ is a very familiar theme used in Navy recruiting ads, but it’s a truism every day at sea where the crew need to rely on each other to keep the ship working to optimum performance.