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  • 2014    


    Assault Carrier Canberra class

    Specifications

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    400crew
    1125troops
    27500full load (tn)
    230.82length (m)
    32beam (m)
    7.08draught (m)
    9000range (nm)
    19max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel - MAN 16V 32/40
    1Naval Engine gas turbine - General Electric LM2500

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    AU Australian Army B CH-47F Chinook 04
    AU RAN NHI MRH90 Taipan 06
    AU RAN Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk 06

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    Shipyards

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    AU Williamstown - 3nm SW of Melbourne2


    List of Ships

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    AURANLHD 02HMAS CanberraVHCX - L022014--
    AURANLHD 01HMAS AdelaideVKLA - L012015--




    2 units


    Events

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    2007-oct-9OrderedAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra with Tenix, became BAe Australia
    2007-oct-9OrderedAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide with Tenix, became BAe Australia
    2009-sep-23Laid downAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra at Navantia, La Cabezuela
    2011-feb-17LaunchedAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra hull launched, for completion at Williamstown
    2011-feb-18Laid downAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide at Navantia, La Cabezuela
    2012-jul-4LaunchedAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide hull launched, for completion at Williamstown
    2014-mar-3TrialsAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra departed Williamstown under her own power, for trials
    2014-mar-13HomeportAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra arrived at Fleet Base East, Sydney as NUSHIP Canberra
    2014-nov-28CommissionedAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra into RAN at Sydney, as HMAS Canberra
    2015-dec-4CommissionedAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide as HMAS Adelaide
    2016-feb-25DeploymentAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra Maiden deployment from Brisbane to Fiji for for relief operations in Operation Fiji Assist after Cyclone Winston, off Koro Island. 3 MRH90 embarked, including A40-030. Departed Fiji 25 Mar and returned to Brisbane 30 Mar, en route Sydney.
    2016-sep-12DeploymentAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide Exercise Kakadu 16 Participated in Exercise Kakadu 16 until 24 Sep
    2017-apr-30Port VisitAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra Ship open to visitors. MH-60R N48-008 on display.
    2017-sep-25Port VisitAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide Hosting visitors from Timor Leste government.
    2019-febDeploymentAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra Departed Garden Island for 6 month Indian Ocean and Pacific deployment, returned on 2 Aug.
    2019-aprDeploymentAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra AUSINDEX 2019 Apr 2019, involved in AUSINDEX 2019 with its embarked NH90.
    2019-apr-7DeploymentAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide Cross decking of embarked MRH-90 with INS Sahyadri and INS Kiltan in Bay of Bengal.
    2019-apr-11Port VisitAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide Arrived Adelaide on 11 Apr for visit which included a Ship Open to Visitors and featured RAN MRH-90 A40-022 on deck. Departed 15 Apr.
    2020-jan-4DeploymentAU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide Australian Bushfires 2019-2020 departed Fleet Base East to assist in disaster relief, off Eden, for the worst bush fires in Australias recorded history.
    2020-julDeploymentAU LHD 02 HMAS Canberra Led AUS Joint Task Group on Freedom of Navigation exercise through South China Sea, near the Spratly Islands in mid Jul, en route Philippine Sea and RIMPAC 2020, with HMAS Hobart, HMAS Arunta, HMAS Stuart and HMAS Sirius.






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