Australia: Adelaide, Canberra and 12 landing craft

Next to the Sydney Bay is found Garden Island, HMAS Canberra and the HMAS Adelaide base, flagship vessels of the Australian fleet that were built by Navantia in the Ría de Ferrol with Spanish design and technology, and completed their construction and testing in Melbourne shipyard . Both ships have already successfully operated in numerous missions. The first of them, the Canberra, was launched in February 2011 and delivered in November 2014.

In addition, 12 landing boats operating on these ships, and which endow them with their amphibious capacity were also built in Spain, in the Bay of Cádiz.



LHD "Juan Carlos I"

LHD "Juan Carlos I" (L61), Ship Insignia of the Spanish Navy.

ALHD for the Australian Navy

27,000 tons in 90 seconds; time lapse of the ALHD 'Adelaide' construction for the Royal Australian Navy.

Launching ALHD Adelaide

Launching of the ALHD 'Adelaide' for the Royal Australian Navy in Navantia-Ferrol.

Sequence of the loading maneuver of the ALHD "Canberra" (RAN)

Complete loading maneuver of the LHD "Canberra" (Royal Australian Navy) on the heavy cargo ship "Blue Marlin" for transport from Spain to Australia.

NAVANTIA San Fernando. 2/2 Tests of sea launch LLC for Australian Navy

Spectacular aerial views of the the last boat sea trials built at San Fernando Shipyard for the Royal Australian Navy. Boats destined to operate in the ALHD "Canberra" and "Adelaide".