HMAS Leeuwin Completes Workups off Queensland

August 28, 2020 – HMAS Leeuwin has spent two weeks conducting intensive training and evaluation in beautiful weather off Mission Beach, 140km south of Cairns, in preparation for operational taskings later this year. The training follows a major maintenance period in June, when the ship slipped at Tropical Reef Shipyard for over eight weeks. Maritime Geospatial Officer – Hydrographic Lieutenant Leigh…

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HMAS Armidale Refitting in Cairns

June 16, 2020 – HMAS Armidale has undocked in Cairns after undergoing a major servicing and restoration project, which invested more than $5 million into the local economy. Local Cairns businesses played an essential role in delivering this key project for the Royal Australian Navy. Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price said this is the first of several major maintenance projects coming up over…

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