Topic: Drug Interdiction
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.
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
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.