Able Seaman Marine Technician Geoffrey Powell, of HMAS Diamantina,stands on deck on 3 October, 2016, while part of the multinational task force of Operation Render Safe in the Solomon Islands.
A Navy marine technician has been helping bring safety to a historic war zone as part of a multi-national task force undertaking Operation RENDER SAFE in the Solomon Islands.
Royal Australian Navy Seaman Tuan Nguyen at his console in the operations room aboard HMAS Diamantina during Operation Render Safe 2016 in the Solomon Islands.
A Parramatta man has been helping find unexploded Second World War munitions in the Solomon Islands during an Australian Defence Force led multinational operation.
Royal Australian Navy medical officers who deployed to the Middle East with 7th Brigade after the welcome home parade in Brisbane on 17 September 2016.
Left to right: Lieutenant Commander Anthony Dilley, Commander Janine Gregson, Commander Anthony Holley and Commander Ian Young.
Standing out in the sea of khaki as part of the Australian Army’s 7th Brigade welcome home parade in Brisbane recently was Commander Janine Gregson and three other Navy medical officers.
His Majesty’s Armed Forces Tonga Navy LCM VOEA LATE, PPB VOEA PANGAI, Cook Island PPB TE KUKUPA and Samoan PPB NAFANUA
Now in its fourth year the joint maritime surveillance operation, Operation IKA MOANA, has been successful in both terms of its achievements and as a demonstration of the value regional partnerships.
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.
September 02, 2016 by WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), ABIS Sarah Ebsworth (photographer), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
HMAS Perth prepare to take over patrol from HMAS Darwin in the Middle East Region as part of Operation MANITOU.
Perth has notched up more-than 10,000 nautical miles since leaving Australia on 7 June, and Commanding Officer, Captain Ivan Ingham, said his crew has now settled in to their Middle East deployment.
Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Mine Warfare Trent Cattell at sea on HMAS Huon
Having grown up surfing the northern beaches of Sydney, Trent Cattell joined the Royal Australian Navy for the lifestyle and the opportunity to serve at sea.
Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Esha Nona checks the Open Circuit Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus (OCCABA) in HMAS Perth's Forward Repair Base, to ensure it is ready in case of emergency.
A childhood spent surrounded by water has led to a life on the water for one exceptional Torres Strait islander.