Topic: HMAS Canberra (L02)
August 01, 2019 by CMDR Tim Watson (author), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), POIS Justin Brown (photographer)
A Royal Australian Navy light landing craft transports to land an Australian Army M1A1 Abrams main battle tank as part of load trials with HMAS Canberra.
In waters off the coast of Townsville, HMAS
Canberra and units of the Australian Army’s 3rd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Regiment and 3rd Combat Service Support Battalion successfully completed trials to transport an M1A1 Main Battle Tank ashore using an LHD Landing Craft.
Chief Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Chef James Elliott with his collection of donated sanitary products onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.
Some people walk past homeless people in the streets, barely giving them a second thought or at best offering a few coins. But not Chief Petty Officer James Elliott.
Australian Defence Force Military Police dog Nitro waits to fly from a Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Dock ship during Exercise SEA RAIDER.
Three dogs and their handlers deployed to sea off Townsville recently, as part of the Australian Defence Force’s Australian Amphibious Task Group.
Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Nicholas Peters on board a LHD Landing Craft during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.
He may not be running the entire Royal Australian Navy Fleet, but Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Nicholas Peters is currently responsible for commanding HMAS
Canberra’s fleet of LHD Landing Craft.
Commanding Officer HMAS Canberra, Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN, and Maritime Logistics Officer, Lieutenant Danica Thompson present Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Grace Morgan, centre, with Able Seaman rank slides, during a promotion ceremony onboard HMAS Canberra during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.
Canberra’s wardroom, there was a pause in the ship’s busy routine during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 to acknowledge the promotion of two junior sailors.
Captain Ashley Papp, CSC, RAN, left, passes the weight to Commanding Officer Captain Terry Morrison, DSM, RAN upon completion of the HMAS Canberra Commanding Officer supersession.
Captain Terry Morrison has joined HMAS
Canberra as her fourth Commanding Officer, having previously served as Director Destroyers - a job which had him in charge of the Hobart Class project.
July 31, 2019 by ABIS Leo Baumgartner (author and photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer)
HMAS Canberra's Deputy Aviation Engineering Officer Lieutenant Nachiket Raje keeps watch during close quarters maneuvering during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.
It’s not every day that trainee aerospace engineering officers get to conduct on-the-job training onboard a Royal Australian Navy ship during a busy major exercise like TALISMAN SABRE.
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.
Published on July 26, 2019 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.
One of the successful outcomes from Plan Pelorus has been the Royal Australian Navy routinely raising and deploying Maritime Task Groups.
July 23, 2019 by FLTLT Nicole Strachan (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer)
A landing craft moves away from the ship’s well dock to perform a beach landing at Bowen Island off the Queensland coast during Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.
British Royal Marine Commandos played a key role in Exercise TALISMAN SABRE’s amphibious assault alongside soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR).