Topic: HMAS Perth (F157)
It was a breezy dawn under a cloudy Indian Ocean sky that greeted the men and women serving in HMAS Perth on Anzac Day 2014.
Well-fed sailors and well-maintained equipment keep Navy’s ships at sea and the crew of HMAS Perth recently demonstrated how a few creative solutions could guarantee just that, during their recent deployment as part of Operation Southern Indian Ocean.
The support to Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN is truly a tri-service undertaking with soldiers from HMAS Perth’s Ship’s Army Detachment assisting the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Perth has been given a helping hand by the RAN supply ship HMAS Success during Replenishment at Sea in the southern Indian Ocean.
HMAS Perth (III) is wrapping up its busy year in 2013, after representing Australia and proving the Royal Australian Navy’s new capability as the first Anzac class Frigate to get the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade.
International pop superstar Ricky Martin was swept up in the International Fleet Review fever gripping Sydney when he visited HMAS Perth (III) during IFR.
The Royal Australian Navy and the Defence Materiel Organisation have recently completed the final Operational Acceptance Trial for the Australian-designed Phased Array Radar and Combat Management System upgrades to the Anzac Class frigate Anti-Ship Missile Defence system.
The upgraded Anzac Class frigate HMAS Perth ended Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2013 with a bang - lots of bangs actually - as she participated in a joint live fire exercise at Townsend Island, off Queensland.
They have already passed a rigorous evaluation and proved themselves in an international exercise but the training never ends for the ship’s company of the Anzac class frigate HMAS Perth.
Exercise TALISMAN SABRE gave Australian and US Navy sailors the chance to ‘see how the other half live’ when personnel from the Anzac class frigate HMAS Perth and the US Navy amphibious landing ship USS Germantown ‘cross decked’.