Topic: HMAS Yarra (M87)
The RAN’s Amphibious landing ship HMAS Choules and Coastal Mine Hunters HMAS Gascoyne and Yarra have joined a French-led multinational force to participate in valuable disaster response training designed to increase Australia’s ability to operate alongside regional nations.
Clearance Divers from minehunters HMA Ships Huon and Yarra recently conducted a week of deep dive training using some more unconventional but operationally important equipment.
Navy members of the Australian Defence Force team set fast times during the Ironman Australia Triathlon at Port Macquarie on 7 May.
HMAS Huon has tested a critical piece of mine countermeasures equipment and practiced helicopter operations as part of Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER.
More than 150 people attended a commemoration ceremony in Melbourne to mark the 75th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Yarra (II) on 5 March.
The crew of the Huon class minehunter HMAS Yarra has paid a rare port call to the Indonesian trade centre of Makassar.
The combined joint military exercise BERSAMA LIMA has commenced in Changi Naval Base, in Singapore involving military forces from Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom operating together under the Five Power Defence Arrangements.
Minehunter, HMAS Yarra has visited the world’s youngest nation, Timor-Leste, as part of her south-east Asian deployment on route to Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 16.
A mine countermeasures exercise, involving seven Navies has drawn to a close in Hobart.
The ship’s company of HMAS Yarra, one of Australia’s Huon class Mine Hunters, takes mine-hunting personally.