HMAS Darwin has seized almost one tonne of heroin during three consecutive vessel interceptions off the coast of Africa as part of Operation MANITOU.
Deploying to Afghanistan, cyclists might expect to hang up the helmet and lycra, but some Australian Defence Force personnel have found a simple way to keep fit and conduct their day-to-day work efficiently.
Lieutenant Tim Stroud admits overlooking the desert landscape of Lebanon as part of a United Nations mission is not where most people would expect to find a Navy officer.
Ships and aircraft from the Australian Defence Force and the Indonesian Armed Forces engaged recently for the fifth Australian-Indonesian Coordinated Patrol of fisheries on the respective sides of the boundary of the two nations’ Exclusive Economic Zones
Defence units from Australia and Indonesia recently united to patrol fisheries located between the two nations to ensure that lawful practices were being used in the nation's respective exclusive economic zones.
An Australian-led Maritime Command team has been hailed for their success against the illegal trade of drugs and weapons in the Middle East and northern Indian Ocean as part of the multinational Combined Maritime Forces.
As the Navy Police Coxswain in the Armidale class patrol boat HMAS Wollongong, Petty Officer Coxswain Michelle Cannon undertakes a wide range of duties essential to the daily life on board a Navy Ship.
Four trainee Maritime Warfare Officers embarked in HMAS Wollongong are currently consolidating their ability to drive a warship as they undertake one of the sea phases of their training.
Personnel from 808 Squadron returned to HMAS Albatross recently after a five-week deployment on Operation FIJI ASSIST. The aircrew, engineers and three MRH90 helicopters formed part of the Australian Defence Force’s humanitarian assistance relief to Fiji in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Winston.
Australian and Indonesian mariners have fine-tuned their ability to communicate effectively during a recent exercise and cooperative maritime patrols.