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Postby MikeJames » 21 Sep 2020 07:24

Carrier and escort, JMSDFS Kaga being escorted by HMAS Hobart in the South China Sea

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Postby MikeJames » 21 Sep 2020 16:08

Carrier and escort, HMAS Parramatta operating as plane guard for USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Arabian Gulf in 2005.

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Postby MikeJames » 27 Sep 2020 13:22

Today marks 110 days at sea for HMAS Sirius and 100 days for HMAS Stuart, HMAS Hobart and HMAS Arunta as a deployed Task Group in South East Asia and the Indian Ocean.

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HMAS Maitland conducting training off Darwin.

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HMAS Melville heading out to sea,

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Hobart almost home after 4 months away

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Postby MikeJames » 11 Oct 2020 23:53

HMAS Canberra in a dry dock at Garden Island

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Arunta hitting some wild weather in the North Pacific

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Postby RussF172 » 26 Oct 2020 09:01

They must have been expecting that there was a possible threat of anti-shipping missiles being fired with the Mk36 SRBOC loaded with live CHAFF rounds.
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Postby MikeJames » 26 Oct 2020 09:38

RussF172 wrote:They must have been expecting that there was a possible threat of anti-shipping missiles being fired with the Mk36 SRBOC loaded with live CHAFF rounds.


Good catch Russ.

They had just passed through the South China Sea being trailed by the Peoples Liberation Army Navy (the Chinese Navy).

Apparently they got the usual 'you should leave Chinese territorial waters' rubbish.

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