Full Steam ahead for Royal Australian Navy Deployments

Five Royal Australian Navy ships will set sail from Australia over the next three weeks for regional presence deployments throughout the Indo-Pacific region. HMA ships Canberra, Waramunga and Supply will participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2022 (RIMPAC 22), in and around the Hawaiian Islands. HMA ships Sydney and Perth, supported by HMAS Supply, will work with regional partners…

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Australia Completes Participation in ANNUALEX

Two Royal Australian Navy (RAN) vessels have finished nine days of maritime warfare training with four nations during ANNUALEX 2021. HMA Ships Brisbane and Warramunga joined the United States Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Royal Canadian Navy and German Navy in the Philippine Sea to practice maritime communications, flying operations, replenishments at sea, anti-submarine and anti-air warfare. Commander of the…

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Rendezvous at Sea Sweet as Maple Syrup

A recent training activity between the Australian and Canadian navies in the Indo-Pacific was particularly significant for one Royal Australian Navy member. Lieutenant Commander Stephen Wall spent 16 years as an officer in the Royal Canadian Navy before joining the Royal Australian Navy in 2018. Lieutenant Commander Wall is now HMAS Warramunga’s principal warfare officer and is currently at sea…

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Northern Territory Hosts India AUSINDEX 21

This week the Northern Territory will host the biennial AUSINDEX maritime warfare exercises between the Royal Australian Navy and the Indian Navy. AUSINDEX 21 provides our Navies an opportunity to strengthen joint defense capabilities in support of a stable and secure Indo-Pacific region. Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond said that the fourth iteration of AUSINDEX will deepen the…

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JMSDF Took Part in Exercise Malabar 2021

August 26-29, IPD21 force, composed of JS KAGA, JS MURASAME and JS SIRANUI, conducted the multi-lateral training “MALABAR2021” in the Philippine Sea with USS Barry, USNS Yukon, INS Shivalik, INS Kadmatt, HMAS Warramunga and antisubmarine aircraft from JMSDF, the U.S. and the Indian Navy, to enhance our tactical skills and cooperation with the participating navies. This was the first large-scale…

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Warramunga Gets New Mast During AMCAP Upgrade

June 26, 2020 – HMAS Warramunga has passed a significant milestone in its Anzac Class Midlife Capability Assurance Program at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia, with the installation of a new mast. The upgrade program, known as AMCAP and being implemented by the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance, is now onto its third Anzac Class Frigate after HMA Ships Arunta…

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