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  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Submarine Force provided an inspiring welcome home for the crew of HMAS Rankin on June 4, 2015, after her recent South East Asian deployment. HMAS Rankin came alongside Diamantina Wharf, HMAS Stirling, Rockingham, Western Australia. Under the command of Commander Doug Theobald, Rankin participated in Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD, conducted significant underway training and international engagement […]

  • 4 November 2015
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    Royal Australian Navy’s Collins Class Submarine HMAS Sheean returned from her South East Asian Deployment. According to social media, the vessel wrapped up her mission and returned home to HMAS Stirling. HMAS Sheean is the fifth Collins Class Submarine built by the ASC in Adelaide, Australia. Sheean was named after Ordinary Seaman Teddy Sheean, who was lost when HMAS Armidale (I) was […]

  • 18 June 2018
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    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac returned to her homeport at Fleet Base East on June 17, completing a three-month Southeast Asia deployment. Anzac deployed as part of a three ship task unit with HMA Ships Success and Toowoomba. Departing Fleet Base East in March, Anzac visited seven ports in six nations, participated in two […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On returning to Australia after a south-east Asian deployment, HMAS Perth joined HMAS Sirius to conduct a security patrol of Western Australia’s North West Shelf. As part of the ‘Northern Shield’ mission, Australian Navy continues to contribute to the Government’s maritime security arrangements to the region. The North West Shelf is key to the Australian […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat took part in exercises with People’s Liberation Army – Navy Type 054A frigate Huangshan after concluding a visit to Zhanjiang port. Conducted in the South China Sea, the activities included surface target firing, a search and rescue exercise, communication exercises and a formation activity with aerial photography. Australia’s Chief of Joint […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Without fanfare, HMAS Ballarat departed Fleet Base East early on 5 August 2013 to conduct some additional warfare training before commencing a three month South East Asian and Operation RESOLUTE deployment, following almost a month of intense Unit Readiness Workups. The deployment is a milestone for a number of the 180 members of the ship’s company. Twenty […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Training & Education

      HMAS Sirius celebrated her 5th birthday since being commissioned into the RAN with a cake cutting ceremony held on her bridge. For her crew and her Commanding Officer, Commander David McDonald, this marked a busy year with participation in the TRITON STORM, TALISMAN SABRE and TRITION FURY series of exercises, which have seen Sirius […]

  • 26 May 2015
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    Following the recent success of Exercise BERSAMA SHIELD 2015, Australian Navy’s HMAS Perth joined ships from across the Asia-Pacific at Singapore’s Changi Naval Base for the International Maritime Defence Exhibition Asia 2015. The international maritime defence show, combines defence industry exhibitions, strategic conferences and a warship display. Perth was on show alongside 20 other ships […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy will be sending a warship to Australian waters where it will take part for the first time in the international, biennial exercise Kakadu. Australia has invited China to join the drill in an effort to ease tensions between the two countries, intensified by China’s growing assertiveness in the South China […]

  • 1 October 2014
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    HMAS Larrakia recently departed the Vietnamese port of Ho Chi Minh City, after a successful four-day visit that included a mixture of official receptions, a sporting engagement and shore leave for the 34 members of ship’s company. The port visit, which coincided with a visit to Vietnam by Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMAS Sirius is preparing for another busy year replenishing the Australian Navy’s fleet. The crew commenced a dedicated training period alongside before proceeding to sea to conduct further training in preparation. With a heavy focus on training, the ship’s technical department used the opportunity to provide Sirius-specific courses. A number of specialised instructors came onboard […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australia will join with Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) partners over the next fortnight to defend against a fictitious security threat in and around the South China Sea. Exercise Bersama Lima 2014 will see Defence Force elements from Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore and the United Kingdom confront a simulated conventional threat on land and […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After a hectic 24 hours storing and refuelling for the first leg of a six-week South East Asian deployment, HMAS Larrakia slipped out of Australian Darwin Naval Base on September 16.   Attack 4 Commanding Officer, embarked in Larrakia, Lieutenant Commander David McPherson said his crew was looking forward to not only the challenges an […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s 32-year-old tanker HMAS Success is taking part in her 11th and final exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii. The auxiliary oiler – also known as navy’s ‘battle tanker’ – sailed from Pearl Harbor along with HMA Ships Adelaide, Melbourne and Toowoomba for the sea phase of RIMPAC off the Hawaiian […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s hydrographic survey ship HMAS Leeuwin showed off its skills following a port visit to Jakarta, Indonesia. During a five-day passage from Indonesia to Port Klang, Malaysia, the crew were joined by six members of the Indonesian Navy’s Hydrographic and Oceanographic organization. The aim of the sea ride was to further develop the relationships that had been […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australia, Singapore and Malaysia conducted Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 2014 in South China Sea last month. Warships from the three nations were split into two opposing task groups. Anzac class frigate HMAS Stuart formed part of ‘Blue Force’ along with the Republic of Singaporean Navy ships RSS Formidable and Victory and the Royal Malaysian Navy ship KD […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Officers and sailors from the Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN) were given an insight into some of the finer points of Royal Australian Navy boarding operations recently during a tour of HMAS Larrakia. Conducted during a four-day port visit to Ho Chi Minh City, the tour allowed the VPN members to familiarise themselves with the equipment […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Ballarat successfully completed a port visit to Langkawi, Malaysia at the start of September as part of her South East Asian Deployment. Langkawi is considered to be the Jewel of Kedah, an archipelago of 104 islands off the north-west coast of Malaysia. Ballarat took part in Exercise MASTEX in company with Royal Malaysian Navy […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy and Philippine Navy military exercise, LUMBAS 2014, has drawn to a close, after two weeks of intensive training. Armidale Class Patrol Boat, HMAS Larrakia, travelled to Davao, in the Philippines for the annual exercise, which focused on maritime security and interdiction operations. Commanding Officer of Larrakia, Lieutenant Commander David McPherson said […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After steaming 6,368 nautical miles, taking part in Exercise LUMBAS 14, commemorating 70 years since the Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Philippines, and visiting four South East Asian ports, HMAS Larrakia (with crew Attack Four embarked) has returned to Darwin Naval Base. Leaving Australia in mid September, Larrakia’s first port visit was Sandakan in […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy, supported by the Royal Australian Air Force, has conducted a highly successful maritime exercise with the Royal Thai Navy; demonstrating yet again how well the two nations can operate effectively together. The Australian Anzac Class Frigate HMAS Parramatta travelled to Thailand in March to conduct Exercise AUSTHAI 2013 with the Royal […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Authorities

    On Wednesday, 28th of August, Australian Minister for Defence Stephen Smith departed Australia for Brunei Darussalam to attend the second ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus). The ADMM-Plus brings together Defence Ministers from the 10 member states of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the eight ‘Plus’ countries of the East Asia Summit, namely […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMAS Larrakia departed the port of Sandakan, Malaysian Borneo, on September 22, after a two-day stopover.   The Armidale Class Patrol Boat, with Attack 4 embarked, is one week into a six-week South East Asian Deployment. After the necessary refueling and restoring at Sandakan, the crew took in some of the cultural sights on offer […]

  • 21 October 2014
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    Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Larrakia has honoured the 92 Australians who gave their lives during the liberation of the Philippines during World War Two, by participating in the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. A memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives in the battle was unveiled in […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMA Ships Stuart and Arunta, usually based on opposite sides of Australia, met when they were both in Busan, South Korea. Since departing Fleet Base West in late August, Arunta has had a busy program exercising and conducting visits to India, Malaysia, Philippines and Japan. Stuart’s crew had similarly travelled from Yokosuka, Japan having participated in […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne departed her home port of Fleet Base East bound to start a seven month deployment to the South West Pacific and North East Asia. Melbourne’s deployment will include participation in the second iteration of Indo-Pacific Endeavour, exercise Kakadu in Australia’s north and a variety of port visits and community […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Malaysia, India, Pakistan, Taiwan, Korea, Philippines and More to Discuss Active OPV Requirements at Offshore Patrol Vessels Asia-Pacific 2012 Admiral Datuk Mohd Amdan bin Kurish, Director General, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has recently come on board the largest and most important OPV gathering of Coast Guards and Navies in the Asia-Pacific region. The MMEA […]

  • 28 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Anzac Class Guided Missile Frigate, HMAS Ballarat, continues its North East Asian deployment after completing a successful exercise with the Chinese Navy it will conduct a port visit and exercise with the Republic of Korea. After a short port visit to the city of Busan, HMAS Ballarat will participate in the inaugural bilateral maritime […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities

    UK’s Royal Navy is likely to join Japan and U.S. in their South China Sea patrols following a trilateral agreement which the three sides signed in the Pentagon on October 20. The three chiefs of navy agreed to deeper cooperation in exercises and an increase in combined patrols. Specific activities would be worked out in follow-on […]