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  • LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide

    AU Royal Australian Navy

    2015 to present    


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    Flight Deck: L01
    Call Sign: VKLA
    Shipyard: Williamstown
    See Also: FFG Adelaide class FFG 01


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    History of AU LHD 01 HMAS Adelaide

    2007-oct-9Orderedwith Tenix, became BAe Australia
    2011-feb-18Laid downat Navantia, La Cabezuela
    2012-jul-4Launchedhull launched, for completion at Williamstown
    2015-dec-4Commissionedas HMAS Adelaide
    2016-aug-23NEWS Australian CH-47F on Trials Aboard HMAS Adelaide
    2016-sep-12DeploymentPort Darwin Exercise Kakadu 16 Participated in Exercise Kakadu 16 until 24 Sep
    2016-oct-14NEWS Australia New Chinook Trials Completed
    2017-sep-25Port VisitTLDili Harbour Dili Hosting visitors from Timor Leste government.
    2019-apr-7DeploymentExercise Cross decking of embarked MRH-90 with INS Sahyadri and INS Kiltan in Bay of Bengal.
    2019-apr-11Port VisitOuter Harbor Open Day 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-4DeploymentTwofold Bay Bushfire Assist 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-oct-27NEWS Singapore Chinook on HMAS Adelaide
    2021-jan-25NEWS Australia Assists Fiji after Cyclone Yasa



        from Canberra class
    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



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

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    



    AU Williamstown, 3nm SW of Melbourne

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