July 23, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Brad Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Arunta's crew lines the deck in 'Procedure Alpha' as the ship returns to her home port of Fleet Base West, Rockingham after completing a nine-month deployment to Operation MANITOU.
Arunta has sailed into her home port of Fleet Base West in Rockingham, Western Australia, after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment of an Australian Navy vessel since the first Gulf War.
Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Glen Cameron throws a heaving line from the forecastle of HMAS Newcastle in Kochi, India.
Making her way north to commence duties as part of Operation MANITOU, HMAS
Newcastle made a port visit to Cochin, India, further strengthening relationships recently made on exercise off Fremantle.
HMAS Arunta's S70-B Helicopter (Skeletor) lands onboard during a patrol in the Middle East region.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Arunta is returning home to Australia after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment by a Navy vessel since 1990.
Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Nathan Kallin conducts maintenance on a search and track illumination radar on HMAS Newcastle.
Conducting maritime security operations on a warship in the Middle East was a career milestone that one particular Royal Australian Navy sailor was very keen to achieve.
Published on July 16, 2017 by LEUT Will Ross (author), LEUT Dee Garbutt (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
HMAS Arunta's Boatswains Mates train Tanzanian Transnational Organised Crime Unit personnel in small boat approaches in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Tanzanian counter-narcotics professionals have sharpened their crime-fighting sea skills thanks to a visit by the crew from Australian frigate, HMAS
Senior nursing officer Lieutenant Commander Gavin Milkins (front) with the deployed Task Group Afghanistan medical team in Kabul, Afghanistan.
There is no such thing as a typical day for the 14 Australian Defence Force medical personnel working at the Hamid Karzai International Airport coalition base in Kabul, Afghanistan.
July 29, 2017 by LCDR Andrew Thorpe (author), LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Andrew Diamond aboard HMAS Arunta at sea.
A Perth hills local is one of the
crew members recently returned to Australia after serving in HMAS Arunta in the Middle East as part of Operation MANITOU.
POMT Amanda Jackson holds the HMAS Westralia-POMT Shaun Damien Smith Perpetual Shield for 2016 alongside POMT Smith's father, Mr Brian Smith, Captain Timothy Standen, RAN, (right), and Lieutenant Commander Brett Legg.
One of Navy’s outstanding marine technicians was recognised for her excellence at a ceremony held at on HMAS
Sirius, at Fleet Base West recently.
Leading Seaman Communication and Information Systems Christopher Soles on the starboard waist of HMAS Newcastle.
Life as a communication sailor in the Navy brings a world of possibilities, as Leading Seaman Chris Soles has discovered.
Leading Seaman Aircrew Karl Beyer is seen in HMAS Arunta's Helecopter (Predator) while on patrol in the Middle East Region.
Navy’s S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters have had a long history of supporting naval operations, and ‘Predator’ and its crew have not let that heritage down.