Published on August 30, 2013 by LEUT Sarah West (author), LEUT Sarah West (photographer), POIS Ollie Garside (videographer), POIS Ollie Garside and POIS Paul Berry (video editing)
HMAS Newcastle crosses lines with French Command and Replenishment Ship FS Somme during a Replenishment at Sea.
Newcastle’s third Replenishment at Sea activity in the Middle East Area of Operations was conducted with the French Command and Replenishment Ship FS Somme.
Published on August 30, 2013 by LEUT Sarah West (author), POIS Ollie Garside (photographer), LSEW Melissa Girling (photographer)
One of HMAS Newcastle's Ridged Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) returning from boarding operations.
In July, HMAS
Newcastle completed an intensive counter-terrorism focused operation in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden with the multi-national Combined Task Force 150.
Able Seaman Benjamin Heron, a Communications and Information Systems sailor aboard HMAS Choules, talks with members of the Papua New Defence Force during an International Visual Morse Code practical exercise at Tarangau Naval Base, Manus Island.
Choules’ Communications and Information Systems team have shown off their instructional skills, conducting visual Morse code training with Papua New Guinea Defence Force personnel from Tarangau Naval Base, Manus Island.
Lieutenant Albert Moule, RAN, Officer of the Watch is closed up on the Navigation Data System on the bridge of HMAS Melbourne while in transit from Fleet Base East to HMAS Stirling of the coast of Victoria.
At 27 years of age, Lieutenant Albert Moule is responsible for sailing his warship, the Adelaide class Guided Missile Frigate HMAS
Melbourne, to the right place, at the right time, in the Middle East Area of Operations.
Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Alee Scarfone farewells her daughter Keira, aged 5, before departing on a six month deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations in the Australian warship HMAS Melbourne.
Today, the Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS
Melbourne set sail for a six-month operational deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations.
(L-R) AB Laura Johnson. LS Chantelle Hughes and LEUT Meghann Walker sorting mail which was received when the ship was at anchor in Djibouti Harbour.
Lollies, home-made biscuits, magazines and photographs of loved ones were just some of the things that made the crew of HMAS
Newcastle smile, when the ship received 460 kilograms of mail in July.
Petty Officer Clearance Diver Brenton Walters wears the Explosive Ordinance Disposal 9 (EOD-9) suit during a training exercise. The exercise scenario required POCD Walters to disarm a bomb booby-trapped to a door onboard HMAS Newcastle.
Newcastle’s specialist Clearance Divers have continued to practice their counter improvised explosive device techniques while at sea in the Middle East Area of Operations.
Able Seaman Marine Technician Mitchell Summers mans the Electrical Plant Control Console (EPCC) during a training exercise onboard HMAS Newcastle.
Newcastle’s Marine Engineering Department has raised the bar on professional development during the ship's operational deployment to the Middle East Area of Operations, with some impressive results.
HMAS Newcastle approaches United States Naval Ship Rainier to conduct Replenishment at Sea evolutions in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO).
Newcastle has conducted two Replenishment At Sea operations in two weeks with one of the world’s biggest combat supply vessels in the Middle East Area of Operations.
Lieutenant Mike Forsythe, Lieutenant Commander Duncan Macrae and Lieutenant Phillip Garrett in the operations room onboard HMAS Newcastle.
Lieutenant Commander Duncan Macrae has been away from home for a long time. Recently, he experienced somewhat of a homecoming when he visited HMAS
Newcastle in the Middle East Area of Operations.