Topic: Deployments (Non-Operations)

Arunta exercises with Malaysian Navy

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

KD Perak ship's company from the Royal Malaysian Navy cheer ship to the crew of HMAS Arunta during a passage exercise on East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

KD Perak ship's company from the Royal Malaysian Navy cheer ship to the crew of HMAS Arunta during a passage exercise on East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Arunta has successfully conducted a passage exercise with KD Perak of the Royal Malaysian Navy as part of the ship’s East Asia Deployment.

Arunta departs Darwin for East Asian Deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

HMAS Arunta moves away from the wharf as the ship departs Darwin for a six-week East Asia Deployment. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

HMAS Arunta moves away from the wharf as the ship departs Darwin for a six-week East Asia Deployment.

HMAS Arunta sailed from the Port of Darwin on October 11 after an 11-day logistical visit to the Top End.

Navy ships return home after “enormously successful” regional deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)

Personnel from HMAS Hobart wave to family and friends at her home Port at Fleet Base East, Sydney, after nearly four-months away on a Regional Presence Deployment. (photo: LSIS Nadav Harel)

Personnel from HMAS Hobart wave to family and friends at her home Port at Fleet Base East, Sydney, after nearly four-months away on a Regional Presence Deployment.

HMAS Hobart and her more than 230 crew members have returned home to Sydney, marking the end of the Royal Australian Navy's largest and most challenging deployment this year.

Flexible capability: teaching yoga at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica Kuk (author), POIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Dental Assistant Chutima Luerach teaches a yoga class at sea onboard HMAS Canberra during the Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: POIS Tom Gibson)

Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Dental Assistant Chutima Luerach teaches a yoga class at sea onboard HMAS Canberra during the Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

Royal Australian Navy Dental Assistant, Able Seaman Chutima Luerach has been busy keeping the 709 officers and sailors on Regional Presence Deployment smiling in more ways than one.

Aircrewman on a high following regional deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

Leading Seaman Aircrewman Curtis Maxwell aboard an MH-60R Seahawk as he completes his 1000th hour of flight time. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

Leading Seaman Aircrewman Curtis Maxwell aboard an MH-60R Seahawk as he completes his 1000th hour of flight time.

Notching up 1000 hours flying time in a MH-60R Seahawk helicopter has capped off a successful Regional Presence Deployment 2020 for Leading Seaman Aircrewman Curtis Maxwell.

Bond with Singapore reaffirmed at 25th iteration of exercise

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMA Ships Hobart and Sirius exercise with Republic of Singapore Ships Tenacious, Valiant, Valour and Dauntless in waters off Singapore during Exercise SINGAROO. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMA Ships Hobart and Sirius exercise with Republic of Singapore Ships Tenacious, Valiant, Valour and Dauntless in waters off Singapore during Exercise SINGAROO.

The Australian and Singapore navies have reunited at sea for the 25th iteration of Exercise SINGAROO, which tests warfare skills, enhances interoperability and reinforces the strong friendship of the two nations.

Ties strengthened with Indian Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Hobart, foreground, joins Indian Navy Ships Sahyadri, left, and Karmuk to conduct passage exercises in the Northeast Indian Ocean. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Hobart, foreground, joins Indian Navy Ships Sahyadri, left, and Karmuk to conduct passage exercises in the Northeast Indian Ocean.

Australian and Indian warships have recently conducted a two-day passage exercise in the Northeast Indian Ocean, with Guided Missile Destroyer HMAS Hobart sailing alongside Indian Navy Ships Sahyadri and Karmuk.

Australia and Philippines show spirit of mateship

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LEUT Phillipe Fairs (photographer)

HMAS Arunta's crew waves the Philippines flag on the Gun Director Platform during the Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise, as part of Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

HMAS Arunta's crew waves the Philippines flag on the Gun Director Platform during the Officer of the Watch Manoeuvres exercise, as part of Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

Warships from Australia and the Philippines have exercised for the third time in as many months during a Regional Presence Deployment.

Winds of change in METOC technology

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Matthew Bell (author), LCDR Fiona Simmonds (photographer)

HMAS Canberra, off Australia’s east coast in May 2020, encountered very rough conditions but was able to avoid the worst of the weather thanks to upgraded weather forecasting technology used on board the ship by the METOC. (photo: LCDR Fiona Simmonds)

HMAS Canberra, off Australia’s east coast in May 2020, encountered very rough conditions but was able to avoid the worst of the weather thanks to upgraded weather forecasting technology used on board the ship by the METOC.

Upgraded weather forecasting technology for Royal Australian Navy meteorologists is getting its first lengthy sea trial during the Regional Presence Deployment 20 (RPD20), offering a boost to capability with quicker and more accurate information.

A new milestone for HMAS Sirius

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)

HMAS Sirius conducts her 700th Replenishment at Sea, with HMAS Hobart, while on Regional Presence Deployment 2020. (photo: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski)

HMAS Sirius conducts her 700th Replenishment at Sea, with HMAS Hobart, while on Regional Presence Deployment 2020.

HMAS Sirius has achieved a career milestone less than a week from celebrating 14 years of service in the RAN, conducting its 700th replenishment at sea, refuelling HMAS Hobart.