BAE Systems Australia welcomes third ANZAC class ship to Henderson

September 10, 2018 – BAE Systems Australia has welcomed a third ANZAC class warship to its Henderson facility as part of the fleet upgrade to keep the ships in service until they are replaced by the Hunter class frigates. The Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade is being undertaken at Henderson by the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance.…

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HMAS Anzac Arrives Fleet Base East After South East Asia Deployment

HMAS Anzac has returned to Fleet Base East after a three month South East Asia Deployment as part of a three ship Task Unit with HMA Ships Success and Toowoomba. Since departing Fleet Base East in March, Anzac has visited seven ports in six nations, participated in two international exercises, conducted passage exercises with French, Royal Thai and Philippines navies…

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RAN Participation in Exercise KOMODO concludes

The third iteration of Multilateral Naval Exercise KOMODO (MNEK) has drawn to a close off the coast of Lombok, Indonesia. The shore phase of the exercise saw participant nations conduct a city parade, cultural and sporting events, and engagement activities. On completion, warships joined for two days of practical exercises at sea. HMAS Anzac sailed in formation with 33 other…

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Royal Australian Navy Ships visit Vietnam

HMA Ships Anzac, Toowoomba and Success have completed a port visit to Vietnam, as part of a three month South East Asia deployment. During the port visit to Ho Chi Minh City, Anzac, Toowoomba and Success conducted a logistic resupply and local engagement with Vietnam People’s Armed Forces and local government officials. Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston,…

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Australia and France exercise at sea

HMAS Anzac and FS Vendémiaire have conducted a passage exercise off the East coast of Australia to support training and build interoperability between Navies. Both ships took the opportunity to conduct boat transfers and cross deck operations, where six personnel from each ship spent an afternoon experiencing life at sea in a foreign warship. Onboard Vendémiaire, Anzac personnel were greeted…

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Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER comes to a close

The largest fleet training activity for 2018, Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER has come to a successful close in Jervis Bay this week. In keeping with tradition, the exercise concluded with a tri-nation sports day on the grounds at HMAS Creswell on Sunday, following a spectacular fleet arrival of ten ships and embarked aircraft. Task Group Commander, Captain Paul O’Grady said the…

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Hobart’s RAS with fellow First-In-Class

HMAS Hobart has completed her first ever replenishment at sea (RAS) with HMAS Anzac off the east coast of Australia. Both ships – the first in their respective classes – sailed from Fleet Base East to immediately conduct officer-of-the-watch maneuvers as Hobart closed up along Anzac’s starboard side. Commanding Officer HMAS Hobart, Captain John Stavridis, said that the ship’s company…

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Success Flexes Mariner Skills

HMAS Success has been doing what she does best by providing much-needed supplies to the Fleet. Since January she has conducted 55 replenishments at sea and delivered approximately 6.5 million liters of fuel. During EXERCISE TALISMAN SABRE 17, Success flexed her mariner skills by achieving a three-point replenishment, where the ship simultaneously replenished two ships with fuel, while consigned cargo…

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Albany Welcomes Anzac

HMAS Anzac is welcomed to Albany by Harbour Master CAPT Gary Wilson and Southern Ports Authority personnel for her first visit since 2014. March 11, 2017 – HMAS Anzac has arrived in her adopted home port of Albany for a short respite visit after a number of weeks honing war fighting skills in Western Australian waters. The ship was taking part in Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER, a major…

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