Topic: Operation RESOLUTE
Chief of Navy responds to
ABC 7.30 which aired a program on Tuesday 2 December looking at Defence activity in support of Operation RESOLUTE.
Royal Australian Navy personnel from coastal mine hunter HMAS Yarra have used their dive expertise to recover an anchor and shackles belonging to HMAS Bundaberg from the seabed near Ashmore Island.
Personnel in the coastal mine hunter HMAS
Yarra have used their diving expertise to recover an anchor and shackles weighing one tonne from the seabed near Ashmore Island.
Professor Ian Howard displays his proof of concept for his upcoming artistic piece. He will use wax crayons to get rubbings of the Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Albany alongside HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin, Northern Territory.
Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS
Albany is set be immortalised in art and displayed at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
Commanding Officer HMAS Sydney, Commander Karl Brinckmann, presents Sub-Lieutenant Paul McCluskey his Bridge Warfare Certificate for a Guided Missile Frigate on the bridge of HMAS Sydney (IV).
There are many memorable moments in an officer’s naval career, but few come close to the day that a Maritime Warfare Officer receives their Primary Qualification.
Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Christopher Jones and his two sons Leading Seaman (LS) Scott Jones and Leading Seaman (LS) Ryan Jones all work in support of Operation RESOLUTE, the Australian Defence Force contribution to Australia’s Whole of Government civil maritime security effort. Christopher's wife Karen supports border protection operations in a different capacity through her work with Australian Customs and Border Protection.
From Naval warships to Darwin’s airport, the four members of the Jones family have travelled a long way from Adelaide to the Northern Territory, where they currently work together protecting Australia’s borders.
Sunrise on Australia Day 2014 as seen from the bridge of Armidale Class Patrol Boat, HMAS Broome, north of the Tiwi Islands.
Far away from backyard barbies, beach cricket and fireworks, up to 800 Defence Force personnel, on land, at sea, and in the air, kept a diligent watch over northern waters during the Australia Day long weekend, 2014.
Published on January 09, 2014 by LEUT Des Paroz (author and photographer), LCDR Peter Russell (photographer)
A thirsty HMAS Stuart receives liquid replenishment from HMAS Sirius during border protection duties.
West-based tanker HMAS
Sirius has conducted the first Replenishment at Sea for the Royal Australian Navy in 2014.
January 04, 2014 by LEUT Christopher Harvey (author), LCDR Peter Russell (photographer)
HMAS Sirius conducting a RAS-(L) underway for HMAS Stuart, allowing Stuart to stay on station longer as a result of the much needed liquid refreshment.
The Navy’s west based operational tanker, HMAS
Sirius, provided essential support to Operation RESOLUTE over the Christmas and New Year period, conducting routine re-supply runs from Fleet Base West.
Able Seaman Luke Hartup from Port Stephens will be spending Christmas onboard HMAS Parramatta, conducting borer protection operations.
Less than 18 months ago, Anna Bay local Luke Hartup took the Gan Gan Road out of town toward Port Stephens and into a new life.
Seaman Combat System Operator Jackson Cosgrove onboard HMAS Bathurst conducting Border Protection Operations in the northern Australian waters.
Devonport local, Jackson Cosgrove is spending his first year away from home this Christmas, deployed at sea with his Navy family on border protection operations.