Published on by LCDR Kent Browning (author), WO2 Rob Nyffenegger (photographer)
Commodore Daryl Bates has assumed command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) from Commodore Asif Khaliq of the Pakistan Navy on 1 December at a ceremony on board the Pakistan Navy Ship Shahjahan in Bahrain.
Published on by SBLT Mitchell Vines (author), CPOET Graeme Cruikshank (photographer), PO Jeremy Bowman (photographer)
Volunteers from HMAS Newcastle’s ship’s company got into the Christmas spirit and recently spent two days taking part in a working bee at their ship’s charity, the Newcastle Senior School, formerly The Hunter Orthopaedic School.
Published on by Mr Michael Brooke (author), WO2 Andrew Hetherington (photographer), LSIS Andrew Dakin (photographer), CPL Hamish Paterson (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers employed to counter the threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have made the war-torn environment of Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province safer for diggers and local Afghan civilians.
Fresh from their successful interdiction of suspected Somali pirates in October, the crew of the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne has experienced a sombre reminder of the consequences of piracy when the ship came across the wreckage of the merchant vessel MV Albedo.