Section: Operations

Anzac departs Sydney to support regional relationships

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)

Forecastle berthing party farewell families as HMAS Anzac departs for a South East Asia deployment from Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Kieran Dempsey)

Forecastle berthing party farewell families as HMAS Anzac departs for a South East Asia deployment from Fleet Base East, Sydney.

Helicopter frigate HMAS Anzac has departed Sydney on a three month deployment to South East Asia.

HMAS Warramunga seizes eight tonnes of illicit drugs

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Parcels of narcotics seized by HMAS Warramunga lay on the upper deck of a vessel as part of an illicit cargo seizure during a narcotics interdiction operation. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Parcels of narcotics seized by HMAS Warramunga lay on the upper deck of a vessel as part of an illicit cargo seizure during a narcotics interdiction operation.

The crew of Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga has intercepted two vessels and seized approximately eight tonnes of hashish valued at approximately $400 million during operations in international waters of the Arabian Sea.

 

TSE88 ready for duty

Published on by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), LSIS Nina Fogliani (photographer)

Transit Security Element 88 (TSE88) at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria. (photo: LSIS Nina Fogliani)

Transit Security Element 88 (TSE88) at HMAS Cerberus, Victoria.

More than 50 sailors and soldiers have joined Operation RESOLUTE following intensive Transit Security Element (TSE) training at HMAS Cerberus.

 

Fishermen rescued in Torres Strait

Published on by Australian Border Force (author), SBLT Samuel Moxon (photographer)

Australian Defence Vessel Cape Fourcroy rescued nine Papua New Guinean fishermen after they drifted in the Torres Strait for six days. (photo: SBLT Sam Moxon)

Australian Defence Vessel Cape Fourcroy rescued nine Papua New Guinean fishermen after they drifted in the Torres Strait for six days.

A Navy-crewed patrol boat has rescued nine Papua New Guinean fisherman after their vessel was found in the Torres Strait, having drifted without fuel or food for six days.

Navy personnel assist in Indian Ocean exercise

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Royal Australian Navy Legal Officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton instructs East Africa nations in rules of engagement in Victoria, Seychelles. (photo: UNKNOWN)

Royal Australian Navy Legal Officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton instructs East Africa nations in rules of engagement in Victoria, Seychelles.

Royal Australian Navy personnel from Combined Task Force 150 and HMAS Warramunga have completed their involvement in this year’s Exercise CUTLASS EXPRESS 18.

HMAS Warramunga drug busts top $1 billion

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Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Caleb Larnach awaits the start of a boarding operation in the Western Indian Ocean as part of HMAS Warramunga's deployment on Operation MANITOU. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Caleb Larnach awaits the start of a boarding operation in the Western Indian Ocean as part of HMAS Warramunga's deployment on Operation MANITOU.

The crew of Anzac class frigate HMAS Warramunga has seized more than $1 billion of illegal drugs since deploying to the Middle East Region for Operation MANITOU.

Turtle released while protecting Australian fisheries

Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), Unknown (photographer)

The crew of HMAS Childers prepares to release Franklin the Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean. (photo: )

The crew of HMAS Childers prepares to release Franklin the Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean.

The release of a rescued Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean by HMAS Childers has capped a successful few months for Royal Australian Navy Patrol Boats in the Top End on their mission to protect Australia’s natural resources.

Australia-New Zealand Indian Ocean operation nets AUD$274 million in heroin

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A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion flies past HMAS Warramunga's boarding team during an operation in the Western Indian Ocean. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

A Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion flies past HMAS Warramunga's boarding team during an operation in the Western Indian Ocean.

HMAS Warramunga’s crew has conducted one of the largest drug seizures in Operation MANITOUs history as part of the Australian-led Combined Task Force 150.

Navy Medic tackles mission ashore in Afghanistan

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Royal Australian Navy Chief Petty Officer Sarah Hall is a senior medic at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (photo: Corporal Max Bree)

Royal Australian Navy Chief Petty Officer Sarah Hall is a senior medic at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

The sound of an alarm at Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield is a trigger that gets Chief Petty Officer Medic Sarah Hall’s blood pumping.

HMAS Warramunga continues operational success

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HMAS Warramunga during a successful boarding operation in the Arabian Sea on 07 January 2018. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

HMAS Warramunga during a successful boarding operation in the Arabian Sea on 07 January 2018.

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga seized 111 kilograms of heroin valued at $33 million during operations in the Arabian Sea on 7 January 2018.