Indo-Pacific Endeavour: HMAS Adelaide, Darwin stop in Singapore

Vehicles are loaded onto LHD landing craft from HMAS Adelaide during HADR training with the Singapore Armed Forces in Changi Bay, Singapore. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock HMAS Adelaide and frigate HMAS Darwin made a stop in Singapore as part of their Indo-Pacific Endeavour deployment.

The focus of the two ship’s visit to Singapore was to strengthen humanitarian assistance and disaster relief interoperability with the Singaporean Armed Forces.

“This visit allows us to build on aviation and landing craft training conducted last month between Adelaide and RSS Resolution while operating off the east coast of Australia,” HMAS Adelaide commanding officer Captain Jonathan Earley said.

During the visit to the RSS Singapura, members from Adelaide trained with counterparts, involving the embarkation of Singaporean personnel and vehicles via landing craft.

Concurrently, both forces conducted medical and aviation exercise planning.

Members of the Singapore Navy transited on Adelaide as the ship moved from Singapura to Sembawang Naval Base.

HMA Ships Adelaide and Darwin visited Singapore as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour, a joint task group deployment to the region demonstrating the Australian Defence Force’s humanitarian assistance and disaster relief capabilities and commitment to regional engagement.

Prior to visiting Singapore, the ships visited Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Timor-Leste.

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