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 by LEUT Will Ross (author), LEUT Dee Garbutt (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Tanzanian counter-narcotics professionals have sharpened their crime-fighting sea skills thanks to a visit by the crew from Australian frigate, HMAS Arunta.
Published on by LCDR Andrew Thorpe (author), LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
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.
Life as a communication sailor in the Navy brings a world of possibilities, as Leading Seaman Chris Soles has discovered.
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.
Patrolling the high seas in a warship thousands of kilometres from home is the new reality for Leading Seaman Boastwains Mate Isaac Janes, who sailed for the Middle East region recently.
It wasn’t your regular barber salon onboard HMAS Newcastle when Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician McCann piped the call to the ship’s company to get their hair cut.
HMAS Newcastle and her ship’s company of 230 have departed Garden Island, Sydney en route for her sixth deployment to the Middle East region.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABIS Chantell Brown (photographer)
The 25th Task Group of the People’s Liberation Army – Navy conducted a port visit to Sydney between 8-11 June.
Published on by Department of Defence Media Release (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
HMAS Arunta has completed a third significant narcotics interdiction after seizing 260 kilograms of heroin in the north Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa as part of Operation MANITOU.