Bond with Singapore reaffirmed at 25th iteration of exercise

September 29, 2020 – The Australian and Singapore navies have reunited at sea for the 25th iteration of Exercise SINGAROO. The biennial maritime exercise tests warfare skills, enhances interoperability and reinforces the strong friendship of the two nations. HMA Ships Hobart and Sirius are taking part in the three-day exercise in the waters off Singapore as part of the Regional…

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Shared Vision for Indo-Pacific

September 25, 2020 – Australian and Indian warships have conducted a two-day passage exercise in the north-east Indian Ocean. The guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart sailed alongside ships INS Sahyadri and Karmuk, from the Indian Navy.  Together they practiced maritime maneuvers, communication and aviation drills and maritime warfare serials. Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart Commander Ryan Gaskin said the Australian officers and sailors…

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Sirius Critical to Success of International Exercises

September 7, 2020 – HMAS Sirius has proved invaluable during her current international deployment, not only to the Australian ships in the task group but to multiple partner nations, which benefited from the reliable and efficient replenishment support Australia’s only tanker provides. The replenishment oiler has refuelled ships from Japan, Singapore, Canada, South Korea and the United States, during the…

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Exercises begin on passage to Hawaii

August 6, 2020 – The Royal Australian Navy has begun multilateral exercises with warships from Singapore, Brunei and the United States, while sailing to Hawaii to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020. HMA Ships Stuart and Sirius are exercising with RSS Supreme of the Republic of Singapore Navy, KDB Darulehsan of the Royal Brunei Navy, and USS…

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USS Rafael Peralta joins partners for multinational group sail

August 4, 2020 – USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) commenced a multinational group sail alongside warships from Australia, Brunei, and Singapore, Aug. 1. Rafael Peralta joined alongside HMA ships Stuart (FFH 153) and Sirius (AO 266) of the Australian Defense Force (ADF), KDB Darulehsan (OPV 07) of the Royal Brunei Navy, and RSS Supreme (FFG 73) of the Republic of…

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Australia, Japan and US Exercise in Philippine Sea

July 21, 2020 – Australia, Japan and the US are currently conducting a trilateral passage in the Philippine Sea on the way to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii. An Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Task Group has joined the USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, which includes the United States Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam…

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Seven ships sail as Fleet gets back to training

June 17, 2020 – Seven warships sailed in the past week from Navy’s Fleet Base East and Fleet Base West to undertake a range of training activities to test newly upgraded systems and exercise as part of a Maritime Task Group. HMA Ships Canberra, Hobart and Stuart departed Fleet Base East in Sydney, while HMA Ships Anzac, Arunta, Ballarat and…

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