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  • 16 December 2016
    Industry news

    The second Hobart class destroyer marked a major milestone in its construction when she was officially named Brisbane and launched in Adelaide on 15th of December. Mrs Robyn Shackleton, wife of former Chief of Navy and Commanding Officer of HMAS Brisbane II, Vice Admiral David Shackleton (retired), was guest of honour and launching lady, sending […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy commissioned its second air-warfare destroyer in a ceremony held at the Garden Island Naval Base in Sydney on October 27. While being the second in her class, HMAS Brisbane (III) is the third Royal Australian Navy ship to bear the name. Her motto, ‘Aim At Higher Things’, encompasses the navy’s core […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The forward-deployed ships are visiting Australia ahead of exercise Talisman Sabre 2019.

  • 1 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Air Force-organized exercise Diamond Shield provided an opportunity for the Australian Navy’s second air warfare destroyer HMAS Brisbane to integrate and operate with the fifth-generation F-35A fighter jet for the first time. Brisbane embarked three Fighter Controllers from the Fleet Fighter Control Element for operations off the coast of Newcastle. In addition […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Australia’s second air warfare destroyer ‘Brisbane’ recently completed her Category 5 (CAT 5) sea trials off the coast of Adelaide, the Royal Australian Navy has announced. The destroyer got underway for the trials in November 2017. The Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance which is in charge of delivering the three ships in the class to the […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Brisbane, Australia following a five-day, goodwill port visit, Aug. 3. The city of Brisbane welcomed more than 5,000 George Washington Sailors into its shops, restaurants, schools and parks to experience Australian culture and to foster relations between the U.S. and a longstanding ally […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

      The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departed Brisbane, Australia after a four-day port visit. During the visit, Sailors and Marines participated in community relations projects, a friendly Rugby match with the local West Brisbane Bulldogs club team, and multiple tours offered by Bonhomme Richards’ Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Department. […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Training & Education

    US sailors will help out in Brisbane’s flood clean-up by fixing up a damaged boat, as their nuclear-powered submarine docks in the Queenslan… (smh) [mappress] Source: smh, April 14, 2011;

  • 17 May 2016

    The Royal Australian Navy formally commissioned the Brisbane Navy Headquarters – South Queensland as HMAS Moreton during a ceremony held May 14. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, was joined by government officials to mark the significant occasion. “The Navy last commissioned an establishment in 1978 and today’s transition of Navy Headquarters South Queensland to […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian defense procurement office has accepted delivery of the Royal Australian Navy’s second Hobart-class air warfare destroyer NUSHIP Brisbane in a ceremony in Adelaide on Friday. The Department of Defence Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group received the ship after it completed sea trials in May this year. The delivery ceremony, attended by defense industry […]

  • 10 September 2018

    Royal Australian Navy’s second Hobart-class air warfare destroyer NUSHIP Brisbane has arrived at her home base of Fleet Base East, Garden Island Sydney, for the first time. The newbuilding will be commissioned into the navy fleet on October 27, 2018, according to the country’s defense minister. Wonderful scenes of NUSHIP Brisbane arriving at her home […]

  • 29 November 2017

    NUSHIP Brisbane, the second Hobart class guided missile destroyer, has commenced its first phase of sea trials, Royal Australian Navy informed.  During this phase, the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems will be tested. The initial trial phase, which will occur over the coming months, will be followed by a more advanced phase of sea trials […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Friday the 16th of August marks the start of Navy Week celebrations in Brisbane for 2013. This year’s Navy Week has been moved forward from its traditional October dates to allow for more service personnel to participate in the upcoming International Fleet Review, in Sydney on October 3. Navy Week will commence with a traditional […]

  • 4 August 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS George Washington Drops Anchor in Brisbane, Australia The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, arrived to Brisbane, Australia, July 29, for its first port visit of its 2013 patrol.  USS George Washington Hosts Reception in Brisbane, Australia The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    ASC, the Australian shipbuilder in charge of constructing the Australian Navy Hobart-class air warfare destroyers, recently shared a timelapse video of the second ship in the class, NUSHIP Brisbane, being built at Techport Australia, in Adelaide. The four-minute video shows the entire process of assembling the pre-fabricated sections, all the way from keel laying to the […]

  • 25 June 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile-destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a port visit, June 25. The port visit will provide Fitzgerald Sailors time to unwind and the opportunity to explore Australia and its culture. Fitzgerald is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and embarked Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Brisbane, Australia for a port visit, Aug 3. There are several events scheduled while the ship is visiting Brisbane. The ship will play host to a big top ceremony and the visit will […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s future air warfare destroyer (AWD) Brisbane has started her first phase of sea trials, the alliance in charge of delivering the destroyers announced on Monday. The second of three destroyers to be built will spend the coming weeks on sea trials, marking further progress towards her delivery to the Royal Australian Navy […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A temperate evening set the stage for the commencement of Navy Week in Brisbane on August the 16th 2013.  King George Square was dressed for The Ceremonial Sunset and Beat to Quarters. The square was filled with both service men and women joined by a number of civilian personnel eagerly anticipating the show. Navy Cadets from the Brisbane Flotilla […]

  • 4 December 2013

    Recently, Captain John Vandyke, the Royal Australian Navy’s Commander Shore Forces (COMSHORFOR), paid a visit to the Commanding Officer Navy Headquarters – South Queensland (NHQ-SQ), Commander Peter Tedman, and his headquarters staff. It was CAPT Vandyke’s first official visit to a Navy establishment since becoming COMSHORFOR. After a formal briefing and an update on NHQ-SQ […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Brisbane, Australia, July 8 in support of exercise Talisman Sabre 2011 (TS11). The exercise enhances joint combat readiness and interoperability between U.S. and Australian air, land and maritime forces and will focus on crisis action planning and execution of emergency response […]

  • 5 July 2019

    The US Navy’s Ronald Reagan Strike Group has arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a regularly scheduled port visit. The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) pulled into Brisbane July 5, while the Arleigh Burke Class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) reached Townsville, Australia, on […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australia’s new Brisbane Navy base, HMAS Moreton, recently became home for a 60 strong army platoon taking part in a three-week small-craft operations course. Situated on the Brisbane River at Bulimba, the base welcomed 30 Army Assault Pioneer Platoon trainees and 30 support staff from 2nd Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment. The Platoon conducted a series […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s role in the Group of Twenty (G20) Leaders’ Summit Security Task Force is helping to keep the Brisbane River safe. Lieutenant Sean Aitken of the Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Task Group based at HMAS Kuttabul is the Officer in Charge of the Navy Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Force Element deployed to […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), along with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Brisbane, Australia July 29 for a scheduled port visit, prior to participation in joint and combined exercises in the region. Sailors and Marines assigned to Denver and the 31st MEU will participate in various sporting events, […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s Adelaide-Class frigate, HMAS Darwin, has conducted a passage exercise with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy Escort Task Group 152 off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Darwin departed Sydney on December 30 to assume duties as part of Operation MANITOU, which is the Australian Government’s contribution to the international effort to promote maritime security, […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of the Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Bundaberg went to the aid of a sinking fishing vessel, much to the relief of the vessels passengers. Bundaberg was transiting from Cairns to Brisbane when her crew, Ardent Six, received a radio call from the Mooloolaba Volunteer Coast Guard requesting her assistance to rescue the […]

  • 21 June 2015

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived in Brisbane, Australia for a six-day goodwill port visit, June 19. Crewmembers will have a chance to tour the area, shop, enjoy liberty, and interact with Australian natives while conducting community relations (COMREL) projects and participating in sporting events. George Washington will host a welcoming […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s third and final air warfare destroyer, future HMAS Sydney, has completed sea trials and should be ready for delivery in February 2020. Sydney is the third and final ship being delivered by the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance which includes the defense department, Raytheon Australia, and ASC Shipbuilding supported by Navantia Australia. […]