The Royal Australian Navy has begun multilateral exercises with warships from Singapore, Brunei and the United States.
Australia, Japan and the US conducted a trilateral passage in the Philippine Sea en route to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific in Hawaii.
Seven warships have sailed from Navy bases on both sides of the country to undertake a range of training activities.
Navy’s west coast-based replenishment ship HMAS Sirius has returned to her home port of Fleet Base West in time for Christmas.
Personnel from HMAS Stuart represented the RAN at the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
Royal Australian Navy ships supporting the East-Asia Deployment have successfully participated in a number of international engagements.