Topic: HMAS Choules (L100)
Six trainee Maritime Warfare Officers have taken part in a critical Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief mission in Vanuatu aboard HMAS Choules.
Within one year of joining the Royal Australian Navy, six officers have taken part in a critical humanitarian aid and disaster relief mission in Vanuatu.
An Australian Army Bushmaster is unloaded from HMAS Choules onto Port Marlborough in Picton, New Zealand, during Exercise Southern Katipo 2017.
Choules has delivered a combined force of 150 soldiers and marines from Australia and Tonga to New Zealand as part of Exercise SOUTHERN KATIPO.
Deputy High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Mrs Susan Ryle speaks with Matthew Clark from the Crisis Response Team of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on the wharf at Luganville in Vanuatu as HMAS Huon prepares to dock in support of Operation Vanuatu Assist 2017.
The Australian Defence Force deployed humanitarian supplies in September to provide relief to communities displaced from Vanuatu’s Ambae Island with the island’s Manaro Volcano threatening to erupt.
HMAS Choules is seen alongside in Port Vila, Vanuatu during Operation Vanuatu Assist 2017.
Preparing for an exercise scenario in New Zealand quickly became a real life disaster relief effort for the ship’s company of HMAS
Choules as a result of an active volcano.
July 26, 2017 by MIDN Daniel Kay (author), Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cameron McCulloch (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Anzac (FFH 150) steams through the water as part of a large-scale amphibious assault during Talisman Saber 17.
With a potent mix of sophisticated sensors and human ingenuity, HMAS
Anzac has ‘protected’ a maritime advance force consisting of hydrographic ships, coastal mine hunters and clearance divers at Freshwater Beach in Central Queensland as part of Exercise TALISMAN SABRE.