HMAS Adelaide (III)

By Royal Australian Navy | HMAS Adelaide (III) is the second ship of the two ship Canberra class Amphibious Assault Ships. The largest ships ever operated by the Royal Australian Navy, Adelaide will be able to conduct disaster relief or amphibious operations and land a force of over 1,000 embarked personnel along with all their weapons, ammunition, vehicles and stores by LCM-1E landing craft, helicopters or a combination of both.

IPDIV on the high seas

Defence International Policy Officer Caitlyn Lane recently traded her desk job for hands on international engagement aboard the Royal Australian …

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Smiles and nautical miles

A fascination with teeth was just the beginning of a friendship between Gold Coast-raised Lieutenant Lisa Holliday and Able Seaman Dental Assistant …

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HMAS Adelaide is six nation ship

HMAS Adelaide has become home to military personnel from six different nations during her transit to Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2018.

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HMAS Adelaide sailor re-visits his country of birth

Brushes with celebrities and world leaders have added an extra dimension to life in the Royal Australian Navy for Chief Petty Officer Maritime …

Adelaide’s helping hands

There have been some new faces around HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> in the lead up to Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018, with a group of Republic of Fiji Military Forces …

Vanuatu Police Force experiences life on the high seas

The Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 Joint Task Group has welcomed another nation aboard for the beginning of the activity, with the inclusion of four …

A Taipan experience for Indo-Pacific Endeavour participants

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) personnel aboard HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> have received an aerial view of the waters …

Indo-Pacific Endeavour 18 departs for South Pacific deployment

A Joint Task Group of Royal Australian Navy ships and embarked soldiers and marines has set sail from Townsville, bound for a major maritime activity …

Republic of Fiji Military Forces on HMAS Adelaide

Two’s company for LHDs

The Navy’s two largest ships have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney today bound for exercises off Australia’s east coast and northern …

South Pacific deployment beckons for HMAS Adelaide

HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> is preparing to embark on its longest deployment this year – a three month journey across the South Pacific to Hawaii and back called …

Two’s company for LHDs

The Navy’s two largest ships have departed Fleet Base East in Garden Island, Sydney today bound for exercises off Australia’s east coast and northern …

HMAS Adelaide evacuates new Recruits

HMAS Adelaide has successfully embarked a large number of recruits from Royal Australian Navy Recruit School, HMAS Cerberus in Victoria as part of a …

A formidable presence on patrol

HMAS Adelaide has taken time during a busy schedule of training at sea to support wider border surveillance efforts.

Aviation sailors lash Poseidon

A group of 14 sailors has experienced the rush of working beneath 14,000 kilograms of hovering helicopter on the deck of a moving warship.

HMAS Adelaide in Melbourne

HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> sailed into Melbourne last week, returning for the first time to the city where she was built.<p>The ship came alongside at Station Pier …

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Adelaide commissions artwork

HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> has commissioned a painting which showcases its capability on amphibious operations, thanks to the revitalisation of a traditional …

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Policy advice essential in Indo-Pacific

Two Defence International Policy Division advisors have been embarked in HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> as part of her recent deployment throughout the Asian …

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Sailing in-sync with Singapore

As a MRH-90 helicopter from HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> touched down in a deck landing practice on the flight deck of RSS <i>Supreme</i>, Australia’s interoperability with …

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ADF strengthens operability with Singapore Armed Forces

Strengthening interoperability in Singapore

HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> has visited Singapore to strengthen humanitarian assistance and disaster relief interoperability with the Singaporean Armed …

Malaysian medicos make Adelaide house call

The recent visit to Malaysia by ships from an Australian task group provided an opportunity for medical teams from each country to share stories and …

PNG Prime Minister visits HMAS Adelaide

HMAS <i>Adelaide’s</i> departure from Port Moresby has completed a successful regional engagement with Papua New Guinea’s political and defence leaders.<p>Prior …

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HMAS Adelaide Embarked Personnel visit Kokoda Trail

PNG homecoming for trainees

It was a long-awaited homecoming for five Papua New Guinean nationals as Royal Australian Navy amphibious ship HMAS <i>Adelaide</i> sailed into Port Moresby …

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Legal sea-eagle at home on the waves

For a maritime task group to deploy across the Indo-Pacific region it takes considerable contingency planning across all aspects of modern maritime …

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Exercise enhances maritime security

Exercise LUMBAS is an annual bi-lateral exercise between the Australia and the Philippines, and is being undertaken concurrently to the Royal …

Philippine President visits HMAS Adelaide

Smooth sailing in the Philippines

The recent visit to the Philippines, by two Australian Navy ships of the Indo-Pacific Task Group has significantly reinforced the strong defence …

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