Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)
After long and distinguished service in the Royal Australian Navy, the decommissioned Adelaide class frigate, ex-HMAS Darwin, will receive a new lease on life as a dive wreck in the waters off Tasmania, enabling the ship’s rich history to continue for future generations.
Published on by Ms Alison Caldwell (author), Unknown (photographer)
The term underwater warfare conjures images of submarines launching torpedoes as destroyers drop deadly depth charges. But there’s another intractable and silent battle being waged beneath the waves. While not as potentially lethal for ships and crews, the attacks are relentless and costly – both for the Navy and for Australia’s marine environment.
Published on by LEUT Anthony Martin (author), LSIS Kayla Jackson (photographer)
The Commanding Officer of the Australian Defence Vessel at the centre of a major drug bust off the New South Wales coast, says his team chased the suspect vessel for up to eight hours before the suspects could be apprehended by police.
Published on by Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (author), Australian Border Force (videographer)
A Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (QJOCTF) operation in collaboration with Maritime Border Command (MBC) has yesterday resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of approximately 600 kilograms of cocaine.