Commander Greg Swinden is the Reserve officer at the Sea Power Centre – Australia.
Participants from as far away as Egypt and Jordan attended a peace operations seminar at the Australian Defence Force Peace Operations Training Centre at Weston Creek in Canberra in early March.
Published on March 05, 2017 by CPL Bill Solomou (author and photographer), CMDR Chloe Griggs (author)
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, chats with Leading Seaman Communication Information Systems Lisa Brookman, during a visit to the Middle East region.
Being used to the challenges of ship-borne communications has been an asset to delivering flexible and capable communications networks ashore as Australian Navy sailors are finding in the Middle East.
HMAS Arunta personnel account for the illegal narcotics seized while on patrol in the Middle East region.
Arunta has continued her tradition of successful deployments to the Middle East by seizing more than 800kg of hashish during maritime security operations.
Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN chats with Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Maritime Logistics Personnel Lauren Hansford, during his visit to Australia's main operating base, Camp Baird, in the Middle East region.
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett and Warrant Officer of the Navy Gary Wight, passed through Camp Baird in late December as part of their visit to the Middle East region and HMAS
Arunta deployed to Operation MANITOU.
Leading Seaman McKee preparing the Antarctic Survey Vessel, Wyatt Earp, for Operation Southern Discovery.
When Leading Seaman Marine Technician Shaun McKee joined the Navy he never anticipated that he would be located on the highest, driest, windiest and coldest continent in the world.
HMAS Arunta (151) and Pakistani Naval Ship Shamsheer conduct a replenishment at sea with United States Naval Ship Walter S Diehl in the Middle East region.
Deployed to the Middle East region, HMAS
Arunta recently completed her first underway replenishment in the Gulf of Aden, in company with United States Naval Ship Walter S. Diehl and Pakistani Naval Ship Shamsheer.
January 09, 2017 by Lieutenant Owen Grylls (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett is taken through a boarding exercise by Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Christopher Lindeman at the US Coast Guard Patrol Forces South West Asia Training Facility in Bahrain.
Arunta visited Bahrain for her first port visit after commencing operations in the Middle East honing their skills for future patrols.
January 06, 2017 by LCDR Steven Christensen (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Commanding Officer HMAS Arunta, Commander Cameron Steil, RAN, welcomes Chief of Staff - Headquarters Joint Task Force 633, Group Captain Nathan Christie aboard HMAS Arunta during a visit to Muscat, Oman.
Staff from Headquarters Joint Task Force 633 recently joined HMAS
Arunta in Muscat, Oman, for a day of briefings prior to Arunta commencing operations in the Middle East region.
Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Eric Mellberg, Captain Scott, Lieutenant RainaTaggart and Lieutenant diju Kanjiraparambil conduct CTF 150 preparations in Halifax.
A group of Navy personnel have acclimatised after completing their staff integration and mission validation in Halifax for the forthcoming rotation with the Canadian led Combined Task Force 150 in the Middle East.
Able Seaman Electronics Warfare Ryan Taylor (left) and Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Nicholas Challinor Stevenson (right) speak with Kaikoura resident Andrew Spencer.
Darwin has completed her mission in earthquake ravaged Kaikoura, New Zealand.