HMAS Hobart Returns to Sydney

November 9, 2020 – HMAS Hobart and her more than 230 crew members have returned home to Sydney, marking the end of the Royal Australian Navy’s largest and most challenging deployment this year. The Air Warfare Destroyer, along with HMA Ships Canberra, Stuart, Arunta and Sirius, began Regional Presence Deployment (RPD) on 5 July, deploying from Darwin. Over three months,…

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Fighting Force Forms for FCP

February 22, 2020 – In a demonstration of maritime combat power, four Royal Australian Navy warships formed off Australia’s East Coast to conduct a tactical transit in the opening stages of Fleet Certification Period 2020 (FCP20). The formation signaled the start of the sea phase of FCP20, which is the Royal Australian Navy’s first major training exercise for the year…

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