Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author and photographer), Unknown (photographer)
A team of Royal Australian Navy clearance divers have been working with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force on Guadalcanal during Operation RENDER SAFE 16 to enhance the underwater clearance capability of the Solomon team.
Published on by WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
HMAS Perth has notched up more-than 10,000 nautical miles since leaving Australia on 7 June, and Commanding Officer, Captain Ivan Ingham, said his crew has now settled in to their Middle East deployment.
Published on by WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author and photographer)
Half of HMAS Perth's crew are on their first Middle East mission, two of those are Seaman Boatswains Mate Bridget Hopkins and Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Freya Dodd, who have quickly adapted to their roles on operations at sea.
Published on by Mr Andrew Bujdegan (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Rankin has returned to HMAS Stirling following her recent nine month deployment which Commander Submarine Force Captain Matt Buckley, described as "the longest single deployment for a Collins Class Submarine".