Topic: HMAS Brisbane (D41)
Australia’s newest warship, HMAS Brisbane, arrived home to family and friends in Sydney yesterday, following her first overseas deployment, drawing to a close the return of ten Royal Australian Navy warships from deployments across South East Asia, the Pacific and the United States.
In a first for the Royal Australian Navy and the United States Navy, HMAS Brisbane has completed a live missile engagement.
Following a highly successful Combat System Sea Qualification Trial period HMAS Brisbane Officers and Sailors took on a very different fight along the famous streets of New York City.
Whilst deployed for her United States Combat System Qualification Trials, HMAS Brisbane and her crew were fortunate enough to take part in San Francisco Fleet Week 2019.
On the eve of her Combat System Trials, the crew of HMAS Brisbane have used the passage and time alongside San Diego to fully prepare for this important milestone, which are the culmination of a concentrated combat system preparation and training period which has been running for nearly twelve months.
HMAS Brisbane has used a long transit across the Pacific Ocean to rendezvous with the French Marine Nationale warship FNS Vendemiaire for joint training, meeting in the waters of Noumea, New Caledonia.
In a night steeped in Naval tradition, the flight deck of HMAS Brisbane was transformed as the Commanding Officer welcomed his guest of honour, the Governor of Queensland His Excellency The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC onboard.
Australia’s newest warship HMAS Brisbane (III), has arrived at her namesake city for the first time. During the five day visit, the ship will be involved in a number of events designed to maintain the special bond Navy enjoys with the residents of Brisbane.
Her Majesty’s Australian Ships Brisbane and Melbourne have successfully integrated into Exercise DIAMOND SHIELD, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Tier 1 air defence activity.
A little-known piece of Navy history dating back to the First World War is being kept alive with a British Bulldog by the name of Hank becoming the first mascot for ‘the Steel Cat’, HMAS Brisbane (III).