Mission Jeanne d’Arc Trains with Australian Ships

April 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – From April 16 to 19, the vessels of the JEANNE D’ARC (JDA) mission sailed together alongside the frigate Anzac and the supply vessel Sirius of the Australian Navy. During this coordinated navigation, the four vessels patrolled jointly. After entering the South China Sea, the buildings of the JEANNE D’ARC mission, the Tonnerre amphibious helicopter…

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JS AKEBONO Trains with Royal Australian & Royal Canadian Navies

(Google Translation) – On the 8th of April, JS AKEBONO conducted joint training in the west of Sumatra with Royal Australian Navy HMAS ANZAC, HMAS SIRIUS and Royal Canadian Navy HMCS CALGARY. These various tactical trainings enhanced our tactical skills and strengthened cooperation in order to realize a Free and Open Indo-Pacific supported by the maritime security based on the…

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Joint training Exercise in the Indian Ocean

April 5, 2021 – HMAS Anzac and HMAS Sirius will join vessels from France, India, Japan and the United States for the French-led maritime Exercise La Perouse. This annual exercise will be conducted in the Bay of Bengal from 5-7 April 2021. Minister for Defence the Hon Peter Dutton MP welcomed the exercise, saying Australia’s participation highlights the importance of…

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USS Bunker Hill operates with Royal Australian Navy

March 17, 2021 – Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) completed a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Anzac (III) (FFH 150) in the Indian Ocean March 10. This exercise is the first time that USS Bunker Hill operated with the Royal Australian Navy during its deployment to the Indo-Pacific. “It was a…

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Long-held Ties Strengthened in Exercise

March 15, 2021 – HMA ships Anzac and Sirius have completed two separate passage exercises with vessels from the Philippine Navy as part of a two-month deployment throughout the north-east Indian Ocean and South-East Asia. The first passage exercise was recently conducted at dawn with the BRP Juan Magluyan, a Jose Andrada-class patrol boat. The second passage exercise was completed…

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Sea combat simulated in Exercise VIKING RAIDER

September 8, 2020 – Two warships of the Royal Australian Navy have conducted high-end simulated sea combat on opposite coasts as part of Exercise VIKING RAIDER. HMA Ships Brisbane and Anzac fought together in a real-time maritime warfare scenario using operation room simulators in New South Wales and Western Australia respectively. Personnel from HMAS Brisbane used the Air Warfare Destroyer…

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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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Frigate upgrade program rolls on

June 9, 2020 – HMAS Anzac has joined HMAS Arunta as the second Anzac Class Frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program upgrade. Anzac recently sailed to her homeport of Fleet Base West, Garden Island, Western Australia, where she was joined by her sister ship Arunta who completed the program, known as AMCAP, in 2019. Frigate Group Capability…

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