The Canberra-class Amphibious Assault Ship is one of the most sophisticated air-land-sea deployment systems in the world. Also known as a Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), it weighs 27,000 tonnes, is 230m long and features 15 decks.
It’s a ship capable of landing over 1,000 personnel, along with helicopters, watercraft, weaponry, ammunition, land vehicles and stores.
Visiting the Amphibious Assault Ship, you’ll get a top-to-bottom forum, from the bridge and communications decks through to the flight deck, power systems, machinery space and much more.
If you’re interested in how military personnel and vehicles are embarked, transported and disembarked in dangerous, high-pressure zones, don’t miss this forum.
Speaker: Johnathon Earley – Captain, HMAS Adelaide
Hosts: Systems Engineering Society, Society for Defence Engineering, Electrical College
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• Forums 1 to 12 will be held away from the ICC, Darling Harbour and will involve considerable walking. Please take this into consideration when selecting the forum that you would like to attend.
• Please ensure that covered footwear is worn at all times if participating in any of the forums held away from the ICC, Darling Harbour – no sandals or strapped shoes etc