Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)
Hot off the heels of her successful Middle East deployment, HMAS Darwin has entered her 30th Intermediate Maintenance Availability period.
Two Midshipmen, one from Australia and one from Papua New Guinea, discovered they have a lot in common during Exercise KAKADU.
While day-to-day Anzac friendships remain strong between the nations of Australia and New Zealand, on the sporting field it is war.
Proudly bearing the name ‘Darwin’, more than 200 officers and sailors from the Royal Australian Navy have marched through the City of Darwin, exercising their Freedom of Entry.
Six Australian Navy Cadets joined HMAS Darwin in Singapore for the warship’s return to Australia after a seven month deployment to the Middle East.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, has had a taste of home in Visakhapatnam this week, visiting HMAS Darwin where she participated in the Indian Navy’s International Fleet Review.
The Royal Australian Navy is taking its place on the world stage, joining 90 vessels representing 24 countries for India’s International Fleet Review.
Navy has continued to build relationships with Pacific partners by conducting helicopter exercises with the Japanese Navy.
The Navy family has again paused to remember nine Air Force and Navy personnel who lost their lives when helicopter ‘Shark 02’ crashed during humanitarian relief operations on the island of Nias, south of Sumatra in 2005.
The Royal Australian Navy has prepared for its role in the 2016 International Fleet Review (IFR) with HMAS Darwin sailing in company in the Bay of Bengal.