HMAS Huon community engagement at Yandina Community High School
Crew members from HMAS
Huon visited a high school in the Solomon Islands during Operation RENDER SAFE duties for a range of sporting events, including volleyball and soccer.
Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver Leading Seaman Thomas Buchanan (left) and Constable Peter Rivivere of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force examine two US M43A1 81mm mortars fitted with Type 52 Point Detonating fuses. The two shells will be collected by an Operation Render Safe 16 field team and be moved to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Facility at Hells Point for destruction.
Navy's Clearance Diving Team One personnel traded their fins for combat boots during land clearance operations in the Solomon Islands for Operation RENDER SAFE.
Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Clearance Diver Matthew Ryan, of HMAS Huon, prepares to dive with a batch of explosives for underwater explosive ordnance disposal in the Solomon Islands on 29 September, 2016, during Operation Render Safe.
Australian minehunter HMAS
Huon is one of a trio of vessels that have made a significant contribution to Operation RENDER SAFE 16 in the Solomon Islands.
Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers collect explosive remnants of war from the shallow waters at Hells Point during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands.
Sydney-based Royal Australian Navy clearance divers hauled in over 3.5 tonnes of Second World War munitions from the water off Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in a single morning during Operation RENDER SAFE.
Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers prepare to destroy explosive remnants of war during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands.
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.
October 08, 2016 by CAPT Anna Rosendahl (author), CPL Steve Duncan (photographer), LSCD Mark Eaton (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers, from HMAS Diamantina, conduct clearing operations of explosive remnants of war during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands.
Diamantina and Huon have spent two weeks finding and destroying unexploded Second World War munitions in the waters around the Solomon Islands during Operation RENDER SAFE.
Members from Seychelles National Drug Enforcement Agency enjoy a damage control display during a tour of HMAS Perth.
Perth is conducting counter-terrorism operations in the Indian Ocean region, under the command of Combined Task Force 150.
Constable Peter Rivivere of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (left) and Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver Leading Seaman Thomas Buchanan examine two US M43A1 81mm mortars fitted with Type 52 Point Detonating fuses. The two shells will be collected by an Operation Render Safe 16 field team and be moved to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Facility at Hells Point for destruction.
The dangers posed by explosive remnants of war in the Solomon Islands will again be tackled with the commencement of Operation RENDER SAFE 16 over the weekend.
HMAS Perth's MH-60R leaves the flight deck while the ship is in Victoria, Seychelles, to assist the Seychelles' Coast Guard in a search and rescue mission after a civilian boat capsized during the night.
Perth and its embarked MH-60R helicopter supported a search and rescue off the coast of Seychelles on 14 August.
September 08, 2016 by WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer), LSEW Luke Newport (photographer)
(L-R) Petty Officer Aircrew Chris Hodgkinson, Lieutenant John Flynn, Lieutenant Ben Thomson and Leading Seaman Aircrew Liam Carruthers in front of the MH-60R helicopter on the flight deck of HMAS Perth.
Perth, currently conducting security operations in the Middle East region as part of Operation MANITOU, is equipped with the Royal Australian Navy’s newest and most capable pieces of technology.