HMAS Perth First Deployment to the Middle East

06/15/2016
06/15/2016: Family and friends gathered at Fleet Base West, Rockingham to farewell HMAS Perth as she departed for the Middle East Region to relieve HMAS Darwin. The Commander Australian Fleet, RADM Stuart Mayer, CSC and Bar, RAN and Commander Australian Surface Force, CDRE Lee Goddard, CSC, RAN were on hand and…

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…

Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group: Talisman Sabre 2015

09/10/2015
09/10/2015: Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group formation during Talisman Sabre 2015. [maxgallery id="79482"] Credit: USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6):7/16/15 INDIAN OCEAN (July 16, 2015)Eleven of the ships that participated in Talisman Sabre 2015 steam in formation off the western coast of Australia.   The ships [from left to right] are…

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…

RIMPAC Ships

08/24/2012
08/24/2012: RIMPAC Ships [slidepress gallery='rimpac-ships'] Credit:Defense Imagery Management Operations Center:June and July 2012 In the first photo, the Mexican navy ship ARM Usumacinta(A-412) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to support Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise. Twenty-two nations, 42 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000…

RIMPAC 2012 – HMAS Perth

07/31/2012
07/31/2012: PEARL HARBOR (June 28, 2012) The Anzac-class frigate HMAS Perth (FFH 157) of the Royal Australian Navy transits the waters of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,00 personnel…