18 Jun HMAS Ballarat
Able Seaman Communications Information Systems Alex Cramp and Leading Seaman Communications Information Systems Gabby Saunders hoist flags as HMAS Ballarat approaches USNS Big Horn for a replenishment at sea.
HMAS Ballarat is currently on a three-month deployment to Southeast and Northeast Asia. While deployed, the ship is conducting a number of Navy-to-Navy engagements with partner nations across the region.
The deployment is part of the Australian Defence Force’s robust and long-standing program of international engagement in the Indo-Pacific, demonstrating Australia’s commitment to working with partners to address shared challenges, including maritime security.