CAM RANH - The Australian Navy warship, HMAS WARRAMUNGA is visiting Vietnam from 2 to 5 November on a technical visit.
The guided missile frigate HMAS WARRAMUNGA arrived in Cam Ranh International Port on 2 November with a crew of 25 officers and 155 sailors.
The Commander and crew will meet with senior officers and sailors from the Vietnamese People’s Navy to engage in a range of goodwill activities.
The crew will also participate in a friendly sporting activity at Headquarters Naval Region 4 as well as taking advantage of the opportunity to explore Vietnam’s rich culture and to meet the people of Vietnam.
|The guided missile frigate HMAS WARRAMUNGA arrived in Cam Ranh port on 2 November. Photo: Australian Embassy
The visit is expected to strengthen the relationship between our two navies and to enhance the nation to nation ties between Australia and Vietnam.
HMAS WARRAMUNGA is commanded by Captain Dugald Clelland, Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
It is an ANZAC Class guided missile frigate with roles including air defence, anti-submarine and surface warfare, surveillance, interdiction and reconnaissance.
Weighing 3,720 tons and 118 metres in length, HMAS WARRAMUNGA is armed with Evolved Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missiles, Harpoon Block 2 Anti-ship missiles, a Mk 45 127 millimetre gun and six Mk 32 torpedo tubes.
HMAS WARRAMUNGA is also fitted with a flight deck and a hangar for a multi-role MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter and has a top speed of 27 knots.