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  • 24 June 2016
    Authorities

    More than 300 Australian Defence Force members assigned to HMAS Adelaide have marched through the City of Adelaide, exercising their Freedom of Entry. The time honoured tradition coincides with the first port visit to Adelaide by the Navy’s latest and largest warship, the amphibious ship, HMAS Adelaide III. Commanding Officer Captain Paul Mandziy said the […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide and frigate HMAS Darwin made a stop in Singapore as part of their Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment. The focus of the two ship’s visit to Singapore was to strengthen humanitarian assistance and disaster relief interoperability with the Singaporean Armed Forces. “This visit allows us to build on aviation […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMAS Adelaide has completed Exercise Sea Explorer off the North Queensland coast, continuing her integration into the Amphibious Ready Element. Adelaide embarked an additional 800 personnel at the beginning of the exercise, including Townsville-based 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment and Royal Australian Air Force elements. The ship conducted a range of training exercises to […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After delivering a mobile hospital to Timor Leste and concluding visits to Jakarta and Micronesia, two Royal Australian Navy ships made a stop in Malaysia on their Indo-Pacific deployment. Landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide and frigate HMAS Parramatta, both part of the Royal Australian Navy’s mission Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, arrived in Malaysia for a four day stop. […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Industry news

      Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the delivery to Adelaide of the first keel block that will be used to construct HMAS Hobart – Australia’s first Air Warfare Destroyer. “This is an important step forward in the $8 billion project to construct three new warships,” Mr Clare said. Construction of the AWDs […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide has been working in Tasmanian waters to conduct cold weather aspects of the first of class flight trials for the ‘big birds’ of the Army – the new Chinook CH-47F. The trials are critical for the safe operation of helicopters on board the amphibious giant. Lieutenant Tammielee […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities

    HMAS Adelaide, the second of two Royal Australian Navy’s Canberra class amphibious ships and the largest ever built for the Royal Australian Navy has opened her doors to the Adelaide public for the first time. Commissioned in December 2015, Adelaide, also known as a Landing Helicopter Dock, provides one of the most capable and sophisticated […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Australia’s amphibious ships are driving responsibility and challenges to all levels of the crew, with leading seamen taking ‘commanding’ roles on the new landing craft. Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Edward Holcombe is one of those sailors, in charge of one of HMAS Adelaide’s landing craft – critical to the operational capability of the ‘mother-ship’. The […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Industry news

    Maritime engineering consultancy BMT Australia opened a new office in Adelaide, South Australia, in a ceremony on May 14. The ceremony was attended by Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne who formally opened the company office. Minister Pyne welcomed the company’s expansion to Adelaide. “It is fantastic to see BMT Australia expanding its footprint after operating […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide is making final preparations for a three-month deployment which will include participation in RIMPAC, the world’s largest international maritime exercise taking place off Hawaii. Adelaide’s journey across the South Pacific to Hawaii and back is called Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18) and represents the second iteration of the Indo-Pacific […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMAS Adelaide, the Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock fleet arrived in Tasmania’s maritime capital city Hobart on August 19, for a five day visit. The second of two Canberra class amphibious ships and the largest ever built for the Royal Australian Navy, was commissioned on December 4, 2015. Adelaide is in Hobart having recently […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group, the French shipbuilder picked to build Australia’s 12 new submarines has marked the official opening of its new Australian headquarters and has started master planning studies for the design and build of the Future Submarine construction yard in Adelaide. The new Naval Group office in Keswick, Adelaide was officially opened by Australian minister […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Australian branch of the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Adelaide to develop a collaborative program of education and research co-operation. CETENA, a subsidiary company of Fincantieri, which undertakes research and consultancy programs in the naval and maritime fields will also be involved in […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Melbourne, the last two Adelaide-class frigates in Royal Australian Navy service, have returned from their final overseas deployments. HMAS Melbourne, the oldest warship in the class, arrived at Gladstone Port in Queensland on June 11, concluding a three-month deployment throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Sister ship HMAS Newcastle became the last in […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Adelaide left BAE Systems Williamstown on June 17 to begin sea trials. After some initial trials in Port Phillip Bay, NUSHIP Adelaide will spend ten days on the water travelling to Sydney. The current testing precedes a second period of sea trials in August, ahead of delivery […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Industry news

    Austal Australia on September 1st, 2017, celebrated the opening of its Adelaide office, which will support the design and production for the $3 billion Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) program. Officially welcoming Austal’s expansion into Adelaide were Martin Hamilton-Smith, Minister for Defence Industry (SA), Senator David Fawcett, and several locally based Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Over the past six weeks HMAS Adelaide has embarked over 1,400 military personnel as part of a series of amphibious exercises and strategic sealift tasks. Adelaide’s ship’s company is used to having extra people on board, but there was something different about the group that embarked on the 26 June in Adelaide for the transit […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In preparation for delivery later this year, NUSHIP Adelaide will start her final period of sea trials today. The second of the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will leave the BAE Systems’ Williamstown shipyard and head up the eastern coast of NSW to the Jervis Bay area. […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NUSHIP Adelaide personnel are taking advantage of the opportunity to searide in HMAS Canberra to start learning more about the Landing Helicopter Dock. Adelaide is currently at BAE Systems dockyard in Williamstown, Victoria, while the communications and combat system fit out is completed. Adelaide’s Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer Lieutenant Dayong Bao said that seariding […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    One of Royal Australian Navy’s largest ever warships, landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide, has departed Sydney Harbor and is engaged in her first unit readiness work-up. The ship’s company had little time to appreciate the significance of the milestone with Adelaide’s work-up beginning in earnest immediately after the 27,000 tonne ship cleared the heads. The […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Training & Education

    A group of Royal Australian Navy aviation support trainees recently became the first all-female team to secure an aircraft on the deck of a Royal Australian Navy ship. The team was part of a group of 14 trainees and their instructors from HMAS Albatross who joined landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide off the east coast […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide wrapped up a visit to Port Moresby where it welcomed Papua New Guinea’s political and defense leaders. Prior to the ship’s departure Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neill visited the ship after arriving by an embarked MRH-90 multi-role helicopter from the nearby airport. The prime […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide embarked U.S. Marines and Australian and U.S. Army forces from the 2016 Marine Rotational Force – Darwin (MRF-D) to transit from Brisbane to Adelaide to join Exercise Hamel. The transit on HMAS Adelaide from 15-23 June provides an opportunity for both forces to practice joint training in a range […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After a period of dry docking in Sydney to resolve propulsion issues, Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide took to sea starting flight trials in July. Whilst in dock, Adelaide was subjected to a detailed inspection and renewal of her propulsion pods. Navy also took the opportunity to rectify a number of minor […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy’s newest warship, HMAS Adelaide, took part in the Sydney Australia Day celebrations, hosting many of the Australian officials and prominent people. The 27,500 tonne ship dwarfed other ships in harbour as she took prime position in Circular Quay for the midday ‘Salute to Australia’. Commanding Officer HMAS Adelaide, Captain Paul Mandziy, commented: “We only […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Adelaide entered Sydney for the first time on Friday during builder trials. After spending some ten days on the water travelling to Sydney, the vessel moored in Captain Cook Dock. Here NUSHIP Adelaide will be dry docked so her hull and flight deck can be cleaned and painted.   […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Australian Navy began preparations for the commissioning of its second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), NUSHIP Adelaide, which will take place Friday, December 4. The 400 crew members of the Amphibious Assault Ship are readying themselves for this occasion. Adelaide is the second of two Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) to be commissioned and marks the […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    During her port call in Adelaide, Italian FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere welcomed the Australian minister for defense Christopher Pyne on board on February 5. Pyne toured the Italian frigate ITS Carabiniere as it visited South Australia on a four-month deployment to the Asia-Pacific to support naval cooperation and security in the region. Following her earlier stop […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide III has marked her first visit to the city of Adelaide by delivering vehicles and personnel for the Australian Army’s Exercise Hamel 2016. Over 600 personnel from four military services have joined the Royal Australian Navy’s amphibious ship, HMAS Adelaide for a transit from Brisbane to Adelaide […]