Topic: HMAS Arunta (F151)
HMAS Arunta has completed a third significant narcotics interdiction after seizing 260 kilograms of heroin in the north Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa as part of Operation MANITOU.
Anzac class frigate HMAS Arunta has seized approximately 250 kilograms of heroin during a vessel interception off the coast of Africa as part of Operation MANITOU.
While many Australians spend Anzac Day off work, Royal Australian Navy personnel around the world will remain on watch, contributing to global security, stability and prosperity.
Navy personnel and Defence civilians have deployed as one team to complete maintenance on deployment on an unprecedented scale. The beneficiary – HMAS Arunta, deployed for nine months on operations in the Middle East.
Navy’s deployed ship in the Middle East, HMAS Arunta, has had its small arms weapons inspected, serviced and certified during a recent port visit.
Four HMAS Arunta sailors deployed as part of Operation MANITOU have represented Australia at the second Enlisted Leadership Development Program at Naval Support Activity in Bahrain.
Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter 'Skeletor' has flown its last operational flight after a career logging 6,200 airframe hours and spanning more than 28 years of service.
Lieutenant Patrick Velu is relishing being part of Navy’s team in the Middle East – putting training into action as an officer-of-the-watch in HMAS Arunta.
Townsville’s Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Toby Pink has spent Anzac Day on operations this year as a member of HMAS Arunta’s ship’s company during her maritime security deployment to the Middle East.
HMAS Arunta has continued her tradition of successful deployments to the Middle East by seizing more than 800kg of hashish during maritime security operations.