Topic: HMAS Arunta (F151)

Communications sailor on task in Middle East

Published on by CPOCIS Adam Bamford (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Sean Perrett coordinates ship movements via morse code on the bridge wing of HMAS Arunta while on patrol in the Middle East region. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Sean Perrett coordinates ship movements via morse code on the bridge wing of HMAS Arunta while on patrol in the Middle East region.

Part of Australia’s team in the Middle East region, contributing to counter-terrorism, counter-piracy and narcotics interdiction operations, is a sailor more familiar with patrol boats than frigates.

Arunta replenishes as part of Combined Maritime Force

This article has photo gallery Published on by Lieutenant Pat Velu (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Arunta and Pakistani Naval Ship Shamsheer conduct a replenishment at sea with United States Naval Ship Walter S Diehl in the Middle East region. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Arunta and Pakistani Naval Ship Shamsheer conduct a replenishment at sea with United States Naval Ship Walter S Diehl in the Middle East region.

Deployed to the Middle East region, HMAS Arunta recently completed her first underway replenishment in the Gulf of Aden, in company with United States Naval Ship Walter S Diehl and Pakistani Naval Ship Shamsheer.

Arunta boarding training with the US Coast Guard

This article has photo gallery Published on by Lieutenant Owen Grylls (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett is taken through a boarding exercise by Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Christopher Lindeman at the US Coast Guard Patrol Forces South West Asia Training Facility in Bahrain. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett is taken through a boarding exercise by Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Christopher Lindeman at the US Coast Guard Patrol Forces South West Asia Training Facility in Bahrain.

HMAS Arunta visited Bahrain for her first port visit after commencing operations in the Middle East honing their skills for future patrols.

Strengthening relationships for Op MANITOU mission

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Steven Christensen (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Arunta, Commander Cameron Steil, RAN, welcomes Chief of Staff - Headquarters Joint Task Force 633, Group Captain Nathan Christie aboard HMAS Arunta during a visit to Muscat, Oman. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Commanding Officer HMAS Arunta, Commander Cameron Steil, RAN, welcomes Chief of Staff - Headquarters Joint Task Force 633, Group Captain Nathan Christie aboard HMAS Arunta during a visit to Muscat, Oman.

Staff from Headquarters Joint Task Force 633 recently joined HMAS Arunta in Muscat, Oman, for a day of briefings prior to Arunta commencing operations in the Middle East region.

Weapons Engineer kicks career goals on deployment

Published on by LEUT Shannelle McKellar (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (author)

Lietenant Steven Witzand on the chaff deck of HMAS Arunta while on patrol in the Middle East region. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Lietenant Steven Witzand on the chaff deck of HMAS Arunta while on patrol in the Middle East region.

Lieutenant Steve Witzand is embarked in HMAS Arunta on his first operational deployment as the Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineer Officer.

Indian visit a Goa

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Greg Payne (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Adam Kisiel attempts to block a shot from an Indian Naval player during a friendly match of volleyball held at INS Hansa in Goa, India. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Petty Officer Electronics Technician Adam Kisiel attempts to block a shot from an Indian Naval player during a friendly match of volleyball held at INS Hansa in Goa, India.

HMAS Arunta personnel have charged their batteries for the start of their Middle Eastern maritime security patrols with food, sport and engagement with Indian Navy counterparts during a port visit. 

Arunta posting brings adventure

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Matthew Parry, wearing his Boarding Party gear onboard HMAS Arunta. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Matthew Parry, wearing his Boarding Party gear onboard HMAS Arunta.

For Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Matthew Parry, deploying on a warship to the Middle East region to conduct maritime security operations is the stuff dreams are made of.

Arunta’s man on a mission

Published on by Department of Defence (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Trevor Walters, in the Operations Room onboard HMAS Arunta, alongside Fleet Base West, Garden Island.  (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Trevor Walters, in the Operations Room onboard HMAS Arunta, alongside Fleet Base West, Garden Island.

Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Trevor Walters recently deployed on a mission of a lifetime, to the Middle East region in HMAS Arunta.

Caring on the high seas

This article has photo gallery Published on by PO Corina Burrows (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Arunta on transit to the Middle Eastern Region. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Arunta on transit to the Middle Eastern Region.

Able Seaman Medic Bradley Scotton says he is living proof of Navy’s “what will you bring” recruitment campaign as he carves a second service career as a paramedic sailor.

Arunta exercises with Indian Navy

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Steven Christensen (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

HMAS Arunta's, Executive Officer Lieutenant Commander Duncan Macrae,  RAN on the bridge wing of Arunta, during maritime exercises with Indian Talwar Class INS Teg (F45)  off the coast of Goa, India.
 (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

HMAS Arunta's, Executive Officer Lieutenant Commander Duncan Macrae, RAN on the bridge wing of Arunta, during maritime exercises with Indian Talwar Class INS Teg (F45) off the coast of Goa, India.

The crew of HMAS Arunta recently took the opportunity to conduct exercises with their Indian Navy counterparts after a port visit to Goa, India.