Japanese Chief of Staff for Maritime Self Defense Force Visits the Australian Navy

02/14/2019
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, AO, RAN hosted Chief of Staff for the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force, Admiral Yutaka Murakawa in Sydney for a Counterpart Visit on the 29th January 2019. [maxgallery id="123430"] This is Admiral Murakawa’s first visit to Sydney, Australia which included wreath laying at…

Australian Navy Works with Fiji

06/08/2017
06/08/2017: Royal Australian Navy patrol boat HMAS Wollongong has completed an official visit to Fiji, including a four-day exercise within Fiji’s Exclusive Economic Zone with the Republic of Fiji Navy Ship Kula. Wollongong is on a South West Pacific deployment, which includes visits to the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia, as part of the…

Australian Navy Working With Vietnam

06/06/2017
06/06/2017: Developing deeper Defence relationships with Vietnam. In 2017, the Australian Defence Force deployed a team of medical specialists to Exercise Pacific Partnership to work alongside Defence Force personnel and civilian medical practitioners from the United States, Great Britain and Japan in cities and provinces of Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and…

Ocean Explorer Exercise 2017

03/01/2017
03/01/2017: According to a story on the Australian Ministry of Defence website published on February 24, 2017, the Australian Navy is hosting a multinational training exercise which features its new amphibious ship. [maxgallery id="94617"] More than 17 ships and aircraft are descending on the Western Australian coast for one of the…

HMAS Perth Undocking Timelapse

12/28/2015
12/28/2015: HMAS PERTH is being undocked following the completion of the docking phase of IMAV 06 at the AMCCUF at Henderson WA. Whilst docked major maintenance tasks have been conducted on the ships underwater fittings and appendages as well as the ships hull receiving new antifoul coatings. Production work will…

HMAS Perth Docks for Maintenance

08/27/2015
08/27/2015: HMAS Perth docked at the Australian Marine Complex Common User Facility at Henderson in Western Australia on 11 August 2015 to commence Intermediate Maintenance Availability (IMAV) 06. The docking is required to conduct maintenance on the ship's underwater fittings and fixtures. Whilst in the dock, over 500 individual maintenance…

Rim of the Pacific 2010

07/07/2010
This slide show highlights some of the participants in this year’s Pacific-based multinational naval exercise, Rim of the Pacific which is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve multinational interoperability. [slidepress gallery='rim-of-the-pacific-2010'] Credit: US Navy Visual News Service, June 26th, 2010 The first photo shows the…