Topic: Operation MANITOU
HMAS Warramunga and her ship’s company of 190 has departed Fleet Base East at Garden Island, Sydney for maritime security operations in the Middle East.
HMAS Newcastle has conducted the Royal Australian Navy’s first simultaneous operations of manned and unmanned aircraft during its current deployment to the Middle East on Operation MANITOU.
Dealing with simulated fire, flood and casualties is all part of the daily routine for Able Seaman Benjamin Smith.
Nicole Francis left her beloved hometown of Windorah and its 60 residents at the young age of 12 to go to boarding school, starting a journey that would take her around the world.
Navy’s Able Seaman Maritime Logistics – Supply Chain Matthew Bruce, is currently deployed to Middle Eastern waters on Operation MANITOU as part of HMAS Newcastle’s ship’s company.