Topic: Operation MANITOU
Petty Officer Electronics Technician Leslie Floyd numbers parcels of seized narcotics as HMAS Warramunga's boarding party conducts an illicit cargo seizure.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Warramunga, with support from a United Kingdom Royal Navy helicopter, seized more than 3.5 tonnes of illicit narcotics during a night-time operation in the Arabian Sea on 3 January 2018 at around 0830 AEDT.
Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant Frank Peng, Deputy Marine Engineering Officer HMAS Warramunga, inside the ships Machine Control Room during the ship's deployment on the 66th rotation of Operation MANITOU.
Lieutenant Frank Peng is the Deputy Marine Engineering Officer on board HMAS
Warramunga on his first nine month operational deployment to the Middle East.
Lieutenant Alex Morthorpe, Maritime Warfare Officer HMAS Warramunga, on the bridge wing of HMAS Warramunga during the ship's deployment on Operation MANITOU.
Growing up with both parents serving in the Royal Australian Navy meant Lieutenant Alex Morthorpe moved around Australia constantly while growing up.
Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Sean Perrett coordinates ship movements via morse code on the bridge wing of HMAS Arunta while on patrol in the Middle East region.
It’s no secret that global travel is one of the most exciting parts of life in the Navy and for many serving members past and present the further they sail the more professionally rewarding it gets.
HMAS Warramunga's boarding team prepare to board a vessel of interest, subsequently finding narcotics onboard.
The crew of the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Warramunga have spent the Christmas season hard at work, spending nearly three days seizing almost eight tonnes of hashish and 69 kilograms of heroin from drug smugglers while conducting maritime security operations in the Arabian Sea.
Commanding Officer HMAS Warramunga Commander Dugald Clelland (right) is presented a plaque by Flag Officer Commanding Goa Naval Area and Naval Aviation Rear Admiral Puneet K Bahl, VSM during the ship's visit to Goa, India, as part of HMAS Warramunga's deployment to Operation Manitou.
The Navy to Navy relationship between Australia and India was deepened recently with HMAS
Warramunga conducting exercises with INS Subhadra.
November 27, 2017 by Chaplain Cornelius Bosch (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Ship's Company of HMAS Newcastle display their Aussie Hero Quilts on the flight deck in the Middle East region.
The hard working volunteers from Aussie Hero Quilts have wowed HMAS
Newcastle’s crew with their hand-made quilts and laundry bags – literally covering the ship from bow to stern.
HMAS Newcastle prepares to berth alongside in Victoria, Seychelles during Operation Manitou.
Following an extensive patrol off the coast of Africa in the South Indian Ocean while on Operation MANITOU, the crew of HMAS
Newcastle recently conducted a logistics and respite visit in Port Victoria, Seychelles.
November 21, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Siblings from HMAS Warramunga visit their family on HMAS Newcastle. From left, Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef (ABML-C) Paige Large, ABML-C Peta Large, ABML-C Dimitri Bellas, Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Peter Bellas, Leading Seaman Naval Police Coxswain Jamie Janes and Leading Seaman Boatswain's Mate Isaac Janes.
An ‘on task’ handover has been conducted between HMA Ships
Newcastle and Warramunga in the Middle East region.
Published on November 18, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Chef Alex Mullen cooks a Halloween dinner for Ship's Company onboard HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Newcastle may have been on operations but the chefs on board have worked tirelessly throughout the deployment with the morale and welfare of the ship’s company in mind.