Topic: HMAS Canberra (L02)

Show of force

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Ben Robson (author), ABAVN Susan Mossop (photographer), ABIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Shane Cameron (photographer), US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Timothy M Black (photographer)

An impressive show of force as the TALISMAN SABRE 2019 fleet moves into position off the North Queensland coast. (photo: )

An impressive show of force as the TALISMAN SABRE 2019 fleet moves into position off the North Queensland coast.

In a demonstration of combat power, 17 warships from four nations united at first light to conduct a close-in formation at the opening stages of TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

The fleet sails for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019

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HMAS Adelaide departs Brisbane to commence Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019. (photo: ABIS Ryan McKenzie)

HMAS Adelaide departs Brisbane to commence Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019.

Australian, United States, Japanese and New Zealand naval vessels have sailed for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2019 following an opening ceremony in Brisbane this week.

Sea Series delivers a series of firsts

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HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide in formation with amphibious landing crafts during Exercise SEA EXPLORER 2019. (photo: LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

HMA Ships Canberra and Adelaide in formation with amphibious landing crafts during Exercise SEA EXPLORER 2019.

In 2005, the then Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Russ Shalders, described amphibious warfare as “the most complex proposition for the future of Australian Defence Force combat power development to 2025.”

Fighting fit for important mission

Published on by FLTLT Bel Scott (author), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Kerryn Seaborn takes a group physical training session on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: ABIS Kieren Whiteley)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Physical Training Instructor Kerryn Seaborn takes a group physical training session on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Burpees, push-ups and sit-ups strengthen more than just muscle; physical fitness improves resilience and sharpens mental capacity to deliver a force that is ‘fit to fight’. 

Fond memories of Canberra as NZ sailors return home

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Royal New Zealand Navy officers and sailors embarked in HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

Royal New Zealand Navy officers and sailors embarked in HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

A small contingent of Royal New Zealand Navy officers and sailors returned home after spending almost three months deployed in HMAS Canberra as part of INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Canberra’s padres offer counsel and support to all

Published on by CAPT James Hook (author), LSIS Jake Badior (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Chaplains Paul Stuart and Majidih Essa on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Jake Badior)

Royal Australian Navy Chaplains Paul Stuart and Majidih Essa on board HMAS Canberra during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The two chaplains deployed on INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 may have different religions but their roles were the same: to counsel and provide pastoral care to all on board.

Smiles the key to a successful IPE19

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Steven Thomson (photographer), LSIS Kylie Jagiello (photographer), ABIS Kieren Whiteley (photographer), CPL Kylie Gibson (photographer)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Sinead Prewett joins in for a selfie with members of the Malaysian Armed Forces during a visit to the Meh Mari Village in Malaysia for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Sinead Prewett joins in for a selfie with members of the Malaysian Armed Forces during a visit to the Meh Mari Village in Malaysia for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

The INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19) deployment has concluded after nearly three months away, visiting seven countries and travelling 12,500 nautical miles in South- and South-East Asia.

Sharing knowledge with Singapore

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Royal Australian Navy Medical Officer, Commander Scott Squires addresses representatives from the Singaporean Armed Forces and Singaporean Emergency Services during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief discussions on board HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.  (photo: SGT Ben Dempster)

Royal Australian Navy Medical Officer, Commander Scott Squires addresses representatives from the Singaporean Armed Forces and Singaporean Emergency Services during Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief discussions on board HMAS Canberra for INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

While in Singapore for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition, members of the INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019 (IPE19) Joint Task Force shared humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) knowledge.

Controlling the air from the sea

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An Australian Army Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter lands on HMAS Canberra's flight deck during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019. (photo: LSIS Steven Thomson)

An Australian Army Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter lands on HMAS Canberra's flight deck during INDO-PACIFIC ENDEAVOUR 2019.

Three Royal Australian Air Force personnel are controlling the airspace from a moving airstrip on board HMAS Canberra.

Remembering the fallen in Singapore

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Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.

Members of HMAS Canberra have attended a small ceremony at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore to pay their respects to those who died defending Singapore and Malaya during World War II.