Topic: HMAS Adelaide (L01)

Every step you take

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)

Even on a slow day during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019, the average sailor or soldier making their way around HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide climbed the equivalent of 40 flights of steps and walked six kilometres. (photo: LSIS Richard Cordell)

Even on a slow day during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019, the average sailor or soldier making their way around HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide climbed the equivalent of 40 flights of steps and walked six kilometres.

As Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 drew to a close, some of the crew and embarked forces on HMA Ships Adelaide and Canberra tallied up the kilometres they travelled over the course of the exercise without ever leaving the ships.

Maritime Task Group building relationships

Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)

Commander Air Terrence Garside monitors close quarter ship movements from the Flight Control of HMAS Canberra. (photo: ABAVN Susan Mossop)

Commander Air Terrence Garside monitors close quarter ship movements from the Flight Control of HMAS Canberra.

One of the successful outcomes from Plan Pelorus has been the Royal Australian Navy routinely raising and deploying Maritime Task Groups.

Delivering high-end healthcare through cooperation

Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

International observers from the United States Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force conduct a tour of HMAS Adelaide's medical centre during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.  (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

International observers from the United States Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force conduct a tour of HMAS Adelaide's medical centre during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Seven international medical observers onboard HMAS Adelaide have shared skills and ideas during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to deliver high-end healthcare capability.

On the offensive in Queensland

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer), Lance Cpl Kaleb Martin (US Marine Corps) (photographer), Sgt 1st Class Whitney C Houston (US Army) (photographer)

An amphibious landing for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 at Langham Beach in Stanage Bay, Qld. (photo: )

An amphibious landing for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 at Langham Beach in Stanage Bay, Qld.

The largest Australian-led amphibious landing and offensive assault since World War II has taken place at Langham Beach, near Stanage Bay, Queensland, as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Fleet Commander visits HMAS Adelaide during TALISMAN SABRE

Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN addresses HMAS Adelaide's Ship's Company during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

Commander Australian Fleet Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN addresses HMAS Adelaide's Ship's Company during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

As they sailed into Australia’s largest amphibious exercise, TALISMAN SABRE 2019, the crew of HMAS Adelaide were reminded of the scale and importance of the task at hand.

Show of force

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer), US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Timothy M Black (photographer)

An impressive show of force as the TALISMAN SABRE 2019 fleet moves into position off the North Queensland coast. (photo: )

An impressive show of force as the TALISMAN SABRE 2019 fleet moves into position off the North Queensland coast.

In a demonstration of combat power, 17 warships from four nations united at first light to conduct a close-in formation at the opening stages of TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

The fleet sails for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019

This article has photo gallery Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide departs Brisbane to commence Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

HMAS Adelaide departs Brisbane to commence Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Australian, United States, Japanese and New Zealand naval vessels have sailed for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 following an opening ceremony in Brisbane this week.

Sea Series delivers a series of firsts

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tony White (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide in formation with amphibious landing crafts during Exercise SEA EXPLORER 2019. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide in formation with amphibious landing crafts during Exercise SEA EXPLORER 2019.

In 2005, the then Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Russ Shalders, described amphibious warfare as “the most complex proposition for the future of Australian Defence Force combat power development to 2025.”

HMAS Adelaide embarks mechanised combat team for the first time

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Ben Robinson (author), ABIS Ryan McKenzie (photographer)

Vehicles from the 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment embark HMAS Adelaide as part of an Amphibious Task Group at Port Adelaide, South Australia. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

Vehicles from the 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment embark HMAS Adelaide as part of an Amphibious Task Group at Port Adelaide, South Australia.

HMAS Adelaide has for the first time embarked a mechanised combat team including supporting elements to conduct Sea Basing Amphibious Operations over the Joint War Fighter Series in 2019.

Adelaide protecting Australia's national interests

Published on by LCDR Stephen Blume (author), LS Daniel Atkins (photographer)

HMAS Adelaide conducts surveillance in vicinity the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria. (photo: LS Daniel Atkins)

HMAS Adelaide conducts surveillance in vicinity the Bass Strait Oil Rig Restricted Area off the coast of Victoria.

While en route to her namesake city in support of South Australia’s Navy Week celebrations, HMAS Adelaide has taken the opportunity to contribute to the Royal Australian Navy’s border surveillance efforts.