Advanced Warships Ready for Operations

August 13, 2021 – The Royal Australian Navy’s most advanced warships are now ready for operational deployment, boosting Australia’s capacity to work with our strategic partners and maintain peace and prosperity in our region. Navy’s Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyers have reached final operational capability after the third ship, HMAS Sydney, completed a successful test and evaluation period off the coast…

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HMAS Hobart Attending 183rd Royal Hobart Regatta

February 5, 2021 – Growing up in the town of Beauty Point in northern Tasmania, Leading Seaman Jake Beams had big dreams of an exciting career and travelling the world. Enlisting at Anglesea Barracks in 2011, Leading Seaman Beams’ travel began immediately with initial entry training at Navy’s Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus in Victoria. He trained to become a…

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Hobart Class Exercises Together at Sea for First Time

December 12, 2020 – The Royal Australian Navy’s three Hobart Class Destroyers have exercised together for the first time, demonstrating their cooperative capabilities to increase maritime security and stability in our region. HMA Ships Hobart, Brisbane and Sydney conducted joint tests, trials and exercises off the east coast of Australia, further developing their air and surface warfare capabilities. Minister for…

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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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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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