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.
Published on October 22, 2016 by WO2 Andrew Hetherington (author), ABIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Mitch Rodway in the Operations Room onboard HMAS Perth.
Able Seaman Mitchell Rodway is a member of the ship's company of HMAS
Perth who, like the ship, is on his first operational deployment to the Middle East region as part of Operation MANITOU.
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.