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HMAS Sirius​ arrives in Vietnam

15th November 2019 - 10:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Royal Australian Navy (RAN) vessel HMAS Sirius has arrived in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, as part its East Asia deployment.

The replenishment vessel travelled from Malaysia as part of a fleet including RAN frigate HMAS Stuart and the US Navy ship USS Montgomery, with the combined group of ships undertaking exercises and maritime security-related training activities during transit.

Stuart and Sirius are two of 11 vessels working in two maritime task groups undertaking a four-month maritime East Asia deployment.

During the deployment, task groups and task elements will visit Guam, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Singapore, participating in maritime exercises and commemorative activities with these nations, in addition to exercises with the US.

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