Topic: HMAS Arunta (F151)

Australia and Philippines show spirit of mateship

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LEUT Phillipe Fairs (photographer)

HMAS Arunta crew waves Philippines flag on the Gun Director Platform during the Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise as part of the Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

HMAS Arunta crew waves Philippines flag on the Gun Director Platform during the Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise as part of the Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

Warships from Australia and the Philippines have exercised for the third time in as many months during a Regional Presence Deployment.

Navy sharpens warfare skills at Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy, Republic of Korea Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and United States Navy sail in formation in waters off Guam during Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD 2020. (photo: UNKNOWN)

Royal Australian Navy, Republic of Korea Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and United States Navy sail in formation in waters off Guam during Exercise PACIFIC VANGUARD 2020.

The Royal Australian Navy has joined partner navies from Japan, the Republic of Korea and the United States for three days of warfare exercises, involving 1500 personnel, eight ships, a submarine and aircraft.

Strengthening partnerships in the Pacific

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)

HMAS Arunta, foreground, executes an Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise with ROKS Seoae Ryu Seong-ryong, left, and JS Ise during the Regional Presence Deployment 2020 in the Pacific Ocean. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

HMAS Arunta, foreground, executes an Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise with ROKS Seoae Ryu Seong-ryong, left, and JS Ise during the Regional Presence Deployment 2020 in the Pacific Ocean.

HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta sailed in company with ships from Japan, South Korea and the United States in the Pacific Ocean this week, continuing close and effective cooperation with key partners in the region

Trilateral passage bolsters ties

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), POIS Tom Gibson (photographer), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LSIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Ships from the Royal Australian Navy, United States Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sail in company through the Philippine Sea as aircraft from United States Carrier Airwing 5 fly above during the Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

Ships from the Royal Australian Navy, United States Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sail in company through the Philippine Sea as aircraft from United States Carrier Airwing 5 fly above during the Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

Australia, Japan and the United States have conducted a trilateral passage in the Philippine Sea en route to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii.

Arunta first upgraded frigate to fire missiles at RIMPAC

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer)

HMAS Arunta executes a live missile firing off the coast of Hawaii during RIMPAC 2020. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

HMAS Arunta executes a live missile firing off the coast of Hawaii during RIMPAC 2020.

The first frigate to complete the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade, HMAS Arunta, has successfully fired surface-to-air missiles at Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii.

RIMPAC 2020 gets underway

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Stuart arrives at the port of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii before sailing to take part in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Stuart arrives at the port of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii before sailing to take part in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020.

Four Royal Australian Navy warships have joined with 22 ships and 5300 personnel from nine other nations for the commencement of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020 in Hawaii.

Frigate upgrade program rolls on

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer), POIS James Whittle (photographer)

Aerial photograph of HMAS Arunta coming alongside to berth next to HMAS Anzac, right, at Fleet Base West, WA. (photo: POIS James Whittle)

Aerial photograph of HMAS Arunta coming alongside to berth next to HMAS Anzac, right, at Fleet Base West, WA.

HMAS Anzac has joined HMAS Arunta as the second Anzac Class Frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program upgrade, representing a major milestone in the operational life of Navy’s Anzac Class Frigates.

HMAS Arunta tests missile system after upgrade

This article has photo gallery Published on by Royal Australian Navy (author), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)

HMAS Arunta fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile off the coast of Western Australia to test its missile systems after undergoing the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program upgrade. (photo: LSIS Ronnie Baltoft)

HMAS Arunta fires an Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile off the coast of Western Australia to test its missile systems after undergoing the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program upgrade.

Following a 20-month upgrade, Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Arunta has fired its first Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) off the coast of Western Australia.

Arunta kicks goals in Portland during FCP20

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Charles Marchant (author and photographer), LEUT Ryan Cavanagh (photographer)

HMAS Arunta alongside Portland, Victoria. (photo: LCDR Charles Marchant)

HMAS Arunta alongside Portland, Victoria.

The crew of HMAS Arunta took a short break from the Royal Australian Navy’s first major exercise this year to visit the seaside community of Portland, Victoria, where they engaged in a busy schedule of sporting events and official functions.

Fighting force forms up for FCP

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), CPOIS Cameron Martin (photographer)

L-R: HMA Ships Hobart, Arunta, Stuart and Sirius unite off the east coast of Australia on their way to Bass Strait and the start of Fleet Certification Period 2020 (FCP20). (photo: CPOIS Cameron Martin)

L-R: HMA Ships Hobart, Arunta, Stuart and Sirius unite off the east coast of Australia on their way to Bass Strait and the start of Fleet Certification Period 2020 (FCP20).

In a demonstration of maritime combat power, four Royal Australian Navy warships formed off Australia’s East Coast to conduct a tactical transit in the opening stages of Fleet Certification Period 2020 (FCP20).