Published on by LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer), ABEW Sean Leahy (photographer)
HMAS Arunta recently dusted off the mount, tested the sensor systems and did final voice procedures prior to firing their 5-inch gun for the first time in three years during sea qualification trials in the West Australian Exercise Area.
Published on by LEUT Kara Wansbury (author), ABIS Chris Beerens (photographer), LCDR Ian Lumsden (video editing)
Chief of Navy (CN) Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO, CSC, RAN has gone to sea for the last time as Chief of Navy onboard HMAS Arunta, just as the ship has achieved a significant milestone with the completion of the Anti-Ship Missile Defence Upgrade Programme.
Published on by LEUT Matthew Cavedon (author), ABIS Julianne Cropley (photographer)
The 12th of February was a significant day for HMA Ships Warramunga and Arunta. Not only did Warramunga’s crew swap platforms into Arunta, the Fleet Commander, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett, was also on hand to present the Australia Cup to Arunta’s ship’s company.
Published on by LEUT Kai Wakefield (author and photographer)
In February, ten members of HMAS Arunta’s ship’s company donated their time and skills to help out the children of the Malibu School in Safety Bay, Western Australia, as a part of Navy’s ongoing support to the community.