Topic: Frigate Helicopter (FFH)
Published on January 13, 2019 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat's boarding party lays out seized hashish on the ship's flight deck.
Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS
Ballarat, has seized more than 3.1 tonnes of hashish worth about $155 million* during a boarding operation that took place 8-9 January 2019 in international waters in the Arabian Sea.
Cutting HMAS Arunta's birthday cake are, from left, Executive Officer HMAS Arunta LCDR Aaron Scott; the youngest member of ship’s company SMNMT Charley Klaster; and the Command Warrant Officer WOMT Kenneth McPherson.
Arunta recently celebrated 20 years’ service with a seafood buffet and birthday cake prepared by the ship’s Maritime Logistics staff.
HMAS Arunta undocks after more than 400 days undergoing Midlife Capability Assurance Program upgrades at Henderson Dockyard, Western Australia.
After more than a year out of the water as part of her Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade, HMAS
Arunta has undocked at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia.
Published on December 28, 2018 by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat's Boarding Party conducts a flag verification boarding on a suspicious dhow as part of Operation MANITOU.
The Royal Australian Navy frigate, HMAS
Ballarat, has seized more than 900 kilos of heroin worth approximately $279 million during two boarding operations that took place 21–23 December 2018 as part of Operation MANITOU.
December 15, 2018 by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Bradley Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Ballarat (centre), with the United States Coast Guard vessels USCGS Maui (distant) and Adak conduct a combined patrol in the North Arabian Gulf, in support of the Combined Task Force 152's mission to promote regional stability and security.
Ballarat has completed a successful first patrol in the Middle East.
ABML-P Ellen Storie-Gregory (left) and LSCSO Kaitlin Shaw (second left) keep in contact with family and friends via social media from the Junior Sailors' Mess, using HMAS Ballarat's Wi-Fi network.
Ship's Company onboard HMAS
Ballarat, deployed on operations to the Middle East, have access to the very best communication with family and friends while they are away.
HMAS Arunta alongside at Henderson Shipyard with her new mast in place.
The replacement of HMAS
Arunta’s mast at Henderson Shipyard in Western Australia marks another major milestone in the Anzac Class Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP).
November 26, 2018 by LCDR Janiszewski and LEUT Gilkinson (author), LSIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
HMAS Sirius conducts her 600th Replenishment at Sea serial with HMAS Stuart in waters off northern Australia.
Sirius has reached a significant milestone, having recently completed her 600th replenishment at sea (RAS), in waters off Northern Australia, with HMAS Stuart the lucky recipient.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne pulls alongside Garden Island Sydney, after six months deployed throughout the Pacific and North East Asian regions.
Navy’s focus on balancing the wellbeing of its people with meeting the mission, is being put into action with an early Christmas present on the horizon for a number of Navy families this year.
Ship's company of HMAS Stuart stand on the upper decks as the ship returns to its home port of Fleet Base West at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.
With families and well-wishers waiting eagerly on the wharf, HMAS
Stuart has returned to her home port of Fleet Base West after a three-month North East Asian Deployment.