Topic: HMAS Darwin (F04)

Maintenance period for Darwin

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Leading Seaman Marine Technician Adam Hornell participates in HMAS Darwin's 30th Intermediate Maintenance Availability (IMAV) period alongside Fleet Base East in Sydney. (photo: )

Leading Seaman Marine Technician Adam Hornell participates in HMAS Darwin's 30th Intermediate Maintenance Availability (IMAV) period alongside Fleet Base East in Sydney.

Hot off the heels of her successful Middle East deployment, HMAS Darwin has entered her 30th Intermediate Maintenance Availability period.

Personnel exchanges promote regional cooperation

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From left, Midshipmen Kosbi Koyati, from PNG Navy, and Thomas Icke, RAN compare notes on chart work aboard Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship (HMPNGS) Moresby, during Exercise Kakadu 2016. (photo: LSIS Jayson Tufrey)

From left, Midshipmen Kosbi Koyati, from PNG Navy, and Thomas Icke, RAN compare notes on chart work aboard Her Majesty's Papua New Guinean Ship (HMPNGS) Moresby, during Exercise Kakadu 2016.

Two Midshipmen, one from Australia and one from Papua New Guinea, discovered they have a lot in common during Exercise KAKADU.

Anzac ties strengthened on sporting field

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Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

Royal New Zealand Navy sailor, Able Seaman Combat Specialist Kyle Butcher, playing for HMAS Choules, makes a break for the try line during a game of touch rugby against HMAS Darwin, at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

While day-to-day Anzac friendships remain strong between the nations of Australia and New Zealand, on the sporting field it is war.

HMAS Darwin exercises her Freedom of Entry

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The crew of HMAS Darwin march through the main street of Darwin during the Freedom of Entry March in Darwin City. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

The crew of HMAS Darwin march through the main street of Darwin during the Freedom of Entry March in Darwin City.

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.

Cadets onboard for trip of a lifetime

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Warrant Officer Timothy Brading shows TS Darwin cadets how to use the fire fighting equipment onboard HMAS Darwin during a sea phase from Singapore to Darwin. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Warrant Officer Timothy Brading shows TS Darwin cadets how to use the fire fighting equipment onboard HMAS Darwin during a sea phase from Singapore to Darwin.

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 visits Darwin in Vizag

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Lieutenant Commander Mathew O'Loughlin,  onboard HMAS Darwin during the Indian International Fleet Review in Visakhapatnam, India.  (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Lieutenant Commander Mathew O'Loughlin, onboard HMAS Darwin during the Indian International Fleet Review in Visakhapatnam, India.

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.

Nations gather for Indian Fleet Review

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HMAS Darwin arrives at the Indian International Fleet Review. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

HMAS Darwin arrives at the Indian 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.

HMAS Darwin's 'Battlecat' exercises with Japanese Navy

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HMAS Darwin and the Japanese Destroyer Matsuyuki conducted a helicopter exchange exercise in the Bay of Bengal last week. (photo: Unknown)

HMAS Darwin and the Japanese Destroyer Matsuyuki conducted a helicopter exchange exercise in the Bay of Bengal last week.

Navy has continued to build relationships with Pacific partners by conducting helicopter exercises with the Japanese Navy.

 

Navy remembers lives lost in ‘Shark 02’ off Nias

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Crew on HMAS Darwin paused to remember Australian Defence Force members who perished on ‘Shark 02’ which crashed on the island of Nias, south of Sumatra in 2005. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

Crew on HMAS Darwin paused to remember Australian Defence Force members who perished on ‘Shark 02’ which crashed on the island of Nias, south of Sumatra in 2005.

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.

Regional partners exercise in Bay of Bengal

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HMAS Darwin exercises with International Warships Kri Usman Harun (Indonesia), KD Lekir (Malaysia) en route to the International Fleet Review. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

HMAS Darwin exercises with International Warships Kri Usman Harun (Indonesia), KD Lekir (Malaysia) en route to the International Fleet Review.

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.