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  • 24 June 2016

    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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 January 2016

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2016

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2016

    Sailors aboard the Royal Australian Navy’s Canberra-class landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide helped the Australian Border Force seize 186 kilograms of cocaine and arrest ten men in a counter drug operation last week. HMAS Adelaide intercepted a vessel carrying $60.45 million worth of cocaine and escorted it into the port of Hobart. ADF personnel boarded the vessel in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The CH-47F Chinook aircraft are now cleared for take-off from Australian Navy’s landing helicopter docks as the heavy lift helicopter has completed class trials onboard HMAS Adelaide. One of two LHD ships in the Australian Navy, HMAS Adelaide embarked the helicopter in early August to assess all aspects of the ship, aircraft and equipment interface to develop […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Faulty maintenance works are reportedly the reason why the Royal Australian Navy’s two Canberra-class landing helicopter docks spent the last month tied to port. Navy chiefs are now looking into what happened during maintenance works on the $1.5 billion warships, according to the Australian Daily Telegraph, who wrote that even basic tasks like oil changes have been […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2011
    Training & Education

      A pod of dolphins joined thousands of Australians gathered at an east coast beach on Wednesday to watch an old warship sink 30 metres to the… (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, April 13, 2011;

  • 11 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy ships Adelaide and Darwin have welcomed senior Philippine government and military officials during their visit to the country as part of their Indo-Pacific deployment. On October 11, landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide welcomed aboard a delegation led by Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte and the secretary for national defense Delfin Lorenzana. Addressing the […]

  • 23 March 2011

      The group fighting plans to scuttle the ex-HMAS Adelaide off the New South Wales central coast hasn’t given up its bid to stop the event, fo… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc,March 23, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A fleet of six Royal Australian Navy ships got underway from Sydney on September 4 for a series of drills in the Indo-Pacific region. Running through November 26, the deployment is being referred to as the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017 and will see the ships work together with a number of regional navies. More than 1,200 Australian […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian Navy ships and personnel are continuing their Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 (IPE18) deployment after concluding exercise Rim of the Pacific off Hawaii in early August. Landing helicopter dock ship HMAS Adelaide and frigate HMAS Toowoomba – along with a platoon of Australian soldiers from 2RAR (2nd Battalion Royal Australia Regiment) – and US Marines are on […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy is starting the second iteration of the large-scale regional engagement Indo-Pacific Endeavour (IPE 18), Australian defense minister Marise Payne has announced. A Task Group that will deploy as part of IPE 18 is scheduled to depart Townsville on June 2. Minister Payne said Indo-Pacific Endeavour is one of the ADF’s most important […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2018

    Ships deployed as part of the Royal Australian Navy’s Indo-Pacific Endeavour tour have concluded their final port visits before returning home later this week. HMA Ships Adelaide and Toowoomba visited the Solomon Islands’ capital Honiara, while HMAS Success visited Rabaul in Papua New Guinea, working with Pacific Island partners in support of regional prosperity and […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Australian Amphibious Task Group recently organized an amphibious force staff exercise gathering members from all three defense services in Townsville, Queensland. Joining in were personnel from HMA Ships Canberra, Adelaide and Choules, Army’s Forces Command and 3rd Brigade, Director General – Land, Maritime Operations, 5th Aviation Regiment and combat training centre. Colonel Terence Dunne, United States […]