HMAS Parramatta

12/26/2018
HMAS Parramatta and her crew completed a successful four weeks of training and assessment, in October and November 2018. [maxgallery id="121533"] HMAS Ships Sirius, Warramunga and Success supported the period of assessment. HMAS Parramatta is one of eight Anzac class frigates built for the Royal Australian Navy. Australian Department of…

Exploring HMAS AE1

04/07/2018
His Majesty’s Australian Submarine AE1 was launched in the yard of Vickers Ltd at Barrow-in-Furness, England on 22 May 1913.  She commissioned at Portsmouth on 28 February 1914 under the command of Lieutenant Commander Thomas Fleming Besant, RN.  She was the first of two E Class submarines built for the fledgling Royal Australian…

ADF Training Exercise with Philippine Marine Corps

11/28/2017
11/28/2017: The recent visit to the Philippines, by two ships of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour Task Group has significantly reinforced the strong defence relationship between Australia and the Philippines. The Task Group later sailed to Subic Bay for a four day visit, where both ships received over several hundred visitors eager to…

HMAS Adelaide in Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017

10/09/2017
10/09/2017: An Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Task Group, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, has departed Sydney to participate in a series of key military exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Running from September to November, Indo-Pacific Endeavour will focus on enhancing military cooperation with some of Australia’s key regional partners including Indonesia, Japan,…

Australian Task Force for Indo-Pacific Endeavor 2017

09/25/2017
09/25/2017: An Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Task Group, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, has departed Sydney to participate in a series of key military exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Running from September to November, Indo-Pacific Endeavour will focus on enhancing military cooperation with some of Australia’s key regional partners including Indonesia, Japan,…

ASMD Upgrade Program

04/26/2017
04/26/2017: HMAS Parramatta undocking after her Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at BAE Systems Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia. HMAS Parramatta achieved a significant milestone in the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade program when she undocked from the BAE Systems Henderson Shipyard in Western Australia on 19 April 2016. The ASMD upgrade program…