Topic: Operations

Arunta returns home after more than 160 days at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Harriet Pointon Mather (author), LSIS Ernesto Sanchez (photographer), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Family, friends and members of the Navy community gather on Oxley Wharf in Fleet Base West, WA to welcome home HMAS Arunta, returning after a five-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific. (photo: LSIS Ernesto Sanchez)

Family, friends and members of the Navy community gather on Oxley Wharf in Fleet Base West, WA to welcome home HMAS Arunta, returning after a five-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific.

HMAS Arunta has returned to Fleet Base West in Western Australia after 164 days at sea, strengthening relations in the Indo-Pacific.

Indian Naval Officer thanks Ballarat for rescue role

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author), LSIS Shane Cameron (photographer)

Commander Abhilash Tomy, right, of the Indian Navy training establishment, INS Mandovi, travelled to Goa to thank the Commanding Officer of HMAS Ballarat, Commander Antony Pisani, for the role the Australian ship played in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race. (photo: LSIS Shane Cameron)

Commander Abhilash Tomy, right, of the Indian Navy training establishment, INS Mandovi, travelled to Goa to thank the Commanding Officer of HMAS Ballarat, Commander Antony Pisani, for the role the Australian ship played in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race.

An Indian naval officer was keen to visit HMAS Ballarat during the ship’s Goa port visit to thank the frigate’s crew for the ship’s part in his rescue during the 2018 Golden Globe Race.

Arunta completes Operation ARGOS

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Aircrewman Brad Firkin collects information on a vessel of interest from the MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter embarked on HMAS Arunta during Operation ARGOS. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

Leading Seaman Aircrewman Brad Firkin collects information on a vessel of interest from the MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter embarked on HMAS Arunta during Operation ARGOS.

HMAS Arunta is on her way home after completing her deployment on Operation ARGOS, Australia’s contribution to the enforcement of United Nations Security Council sanctions on North Korea.

Anzac spirit alive and well

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator - Aircraft Controller Lachlan Dukes in the Operations Room onboard HMAS Arunta during Operation ARGOS. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator - Aircraft Controller Lachlan Dukes in the Operations Room onboard HMAS Arunta during Operation ARGOS.

An engagement at sea between HMAS Arunta and a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion aircraft, has provided a unique training opportunity for a fortunate sailor.

Indigenous crew member reaps rewards of life at sea

Published on by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jordan Davis is currently deployed on Operation ARGOS as part of HMAS Arunta's crew. (photo: LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jordan Davis is currently deployed on Operation ARGOS as part of HMAS Arunta's crew.

One of HMAS Arunta’s Indigenous crew members, Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Jordan Davis, is relishing his time on a busy regional deployment throughout east Asia.

Navy returns to Eden to aid in bushfire recovery

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Jessica Craig (author), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)

NUSHIP Supply crew with BlazeAid volunteers and bushfire assistance recipients, Barry and Nerida Heseltine, at their farm in Bega Valley Shire, NSW. (photo: ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez)

NUSHIP Supply crew with BlazeAid volunteers and bushfire assistance recipients, Barry and Nerida Heseltine, at their farm in Bega Valley Shire, NSW.

Almost a year after HMAS Adelaide provided logistics support to Eden during the bushfire crisis, Navy returned to help the still recovering community rebuild.

Navy ships return home after “enormously successful” regional deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Nadav Harel (photographer), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer), ABIS Leon Dafonte Fernandez (photographer)

Personnel from HMAS Hobart wave to family and friends at her home Port at Fleet Base East, Sydney, after nearly four-months away on a Regional Presence Deployment. (photo: LSIS Nadav Harel)

Personnel from HMAS Hobart wave to family and friends at her home Port at Fleet Base East, Sydney, after nearly four-months away on a Regional Presence Deployment.

HMAS Hobart and her more than 230 crew members have returned home to Sydney, marking the end of the Royal Australian Navy's largest and most challenging deployment this year.

A long way from the sea

Published on by CAPT James Hook (author)

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Asahel Heeney takes a break from her duties at the headquarters of NORFORCE’s Centre Squadron in Alice Springs, where she served as a communicator during Operation COVID-19 ASSIST. (photo: )

Royal Australian Navy sailor Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Asahel Heeney takes a break from her duties at the headquarters of NORFORCE’s Centre Squadron in Alice Springs, where she served as a communicator during Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.

For one Australian Navy sailor, her first operational deployment was a long way from the sea - Able Seaman Communication and Information Systems Asahel Heeney deployed to Alice Springs, 1200km from the ocean, on Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.

HMAS Canberra returns home

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Tanalee Smith (author), LSIS Leo Baumgartner (photographer), ABIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer), ACW Emma Schwenke (photographer), AC Stewart Gould (photographer)

HMAS Canberra returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after a three-month Regional Presence Deployment through Southeast Asia. (photo: AC Stewart Gould)

HMAS Canberra returns to Fleet Base East, Sydney, after a three-month Regional Presence Deployment through Southeast Asia.

HMAS Canberra returned to Sydney after a nearly three-month deployment comprised of multilateral training exercises as part of a task group, maritime integration with Army elements, and a successful search and rescue in the Pacific.

Back to where it all began

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Courtney Jay (author), PTE Olivia Cameron (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Maritime Logistics Officer Trainee Midshipman Madeline Moroney directs vehicles through the Gisborne South Vehicle Checkpoint during Operation COVID-19 ASSIST. (photo: PTE Olivia Cameron)

Royal Australian Navy Maritime Logistics Officer Trainee Midshipman Madeline Moroney directs vehicles through the Gisborne South Vehicle Checkpoint during Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.

Midshipman Madeline Moroney is a Maritime Logistics Officer Trainee, who, with just two weeks left of her initial employment training at HMAS Cerberus, finds herself supporting Operation COVID-19 ASSIST in her hometown region of Goulburn Valley in Victoria.