HMAS


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HMAS

abbreviation for
(Nautical Terms) His (or Her) Majesty's Australian Ship
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As part of Operation SLIPPER, HMAS Darwin is deployed on patrol under tasking to the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) and the UK led Combined Task Force (CTF) 150.
HMAS Toowoomba is on her way home to Australia after a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Slipper, the report said.
All rounds fired by the HMAS Anzac landed within the target area, he said.
The Stoker, its crew of 11 and four Navy medical staff, made the rescue on Tuesday 21 November and arrived back at HMAS Stirling on the morning of Friday 24 November.
This latest seizure is the fourth successful one led by the HMAS Melbourne in the past four months.
HMAS Darwin is currently deployed on patrol under the control of the Combined Maritime Forces and the Australian-led Combined Task Force 150.
There were eye witnesses who saw the ship disappear over the horizon but it took us about 60 years to find HMAS Sydney on the bottom of the ocean," he added while comparing the two incidents.
Australia s military has gained an unwanted reputation for having a drinking and sexist culture, underscored in a recent 400-page report about incidents on the supply ship HMAS Success in 2009.
Entitled 'The Asian Deployment and Immediate Aftermath', the report deals with issues that arose from events on board HMAS Success from March to May in 2009 when the ship was deployed on a flag-showing cruise to The Philippines, China, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Australia's two operational transport ships, HMAS Manoora and HMAS Kanimbla, are both ageing and trouble-prone, and are currently undergoing repairs in Sydney to fix their mechanical problems.
Flagships have included the bark Endeavour, the replica of Captain Cook's famous ship--which was the flagship for the 159th Regatta in 1995--and the state-of-the-art warship HMAS Sydney--flagship for the 160th regatta.
The upgrade of the two subs -- HMAS Farncomb and the yet-to-be-launched Rankin -- will cost approximately Aus$72 million.