Topic: HMAS Sirius (A266)
Less than one year after its commissioning, HMAS Canberra has conducted its first Replenishment at Sea evolution, in company with HMAS Sirius, as part of Fleet Concentration Period East 15.
Following a successful North East Asian Deployment, HMAS Sirius has arrived back on the Australian station - ready to participate in Fleet Concentration Period East and Warfare Assessment Week in the East Australian Exercise Area.
HMAS Sirius and HMAS Arunta are heading home after wrapping up a challenging series of evolutions with the Indonesian Navy in the Java Sea.
Hosts and guests alike were treated to a feast of the senses at a showcase of traditional dance during the recent Exercise NEW HORIZON 2015 in Surabaya, Indonesia.
Following a passage exercise with Vietnamese People’s Navy ship HQ-275, HMAS Sirius rendezvoused with HMA Ships Arunta and Stuart to reform Task Group 627.3 for the latter part of their Asian deployments.
Sub Lieutenant Stephanie Baulch can’t quite believe her luck. Less than a year after completing a language course in Indonesia she is back again, and ready to put her language skills to the ultimate test.
Australia’s relationship with Indonesia has been highlighted this week by a visit to the port city of Surabaya, Indonesia, by the Anzac frigate HMAS Arunta and replenishment ship HMAS Sirius. The ships are participating in Exercise NEW HORIZON - the most important maritime activity of its kind between the Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut (TNI-AL), or Indonesian Navy, and the Royal Australian Navy.
HMAS Sirius recently conducted a port visit to Da Nang, Vietnam, to further strengthen Australian Defence relations with the Vietnam People's Navy. Australia’s close Defence cooperation with Vietnam dates back to 1998 and forms an important part of the broader bilateral relationship.
Leading Seaman Marine Technician James Braid says he joined the Navy to see the world.
As HMAS Sirius was about to commence transiting through the Great Barrier Reef on return from a successful South East Asian deployment, Lieutenant Commander Neil Krauklis was limbering up on the bridge wing waiting for the starter's whistle to begin pedalling for the charity fundraising event 'Ride the Reef for Beyond Blue'.