Royal Australian Navy Commander Communication Information Systems Ted Cummins at Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain.
Thousands of defence personnel from across the world are working to stop piracy and illegal drug trafficking in the Middle East region – among those is Commander Ted Cummins.
Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Genene Sanders in the Wardroom on HMAS Arunta.
Many Australian Defence Force members are continuing a tradition of military service, but for one sailor in HMAS
Arunta, recently returned from the Middle East, she is just one member of a family putting service before self.
July 23, 2017 by Department of Defence Media Release (author), LSIS Brad Darvill (photographer)
HMAS Arunta's crew lines the deck in 'Procedure Alpha' as the ship returns to her home port of Fleet Base West, Rockingham after completing a nine-month deployment to Operation MANITOU.
Arunta has sailed into her home port of Fleet Base West in Rockingham, Western Australia, after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment of an Australian Navy vessel since the first Gulf War.
Able Seaman Boatswain's Mate Glen Cameron throws a heaving line from the forecastle of HMAS Newcastle in Kochi, India.
Making her way north to commence duties as part of Operation MANITOU, HMAS
Newcastle made a port visit to Cochin, India, further strengthening relationships recently made on exercise off Fremantle.
HMAS Arunta's S70-B Helicopter (Skeletor) lands onboard during a patrol in the Middle East region.
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS
Arunta is returning home to Australia after completing the longest Middle Eastern deployment by a Navy vessel since 1990.
Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Nathan Kallin conducts maintenance on a search and track illumination radar on HMAS Newcastle.
Conducting maritime security operations on a warship in the Middle East was a career milestone that one particular Royal Australian Navy sailor was very keen to achieve.
Published on July 16, 2017 by LEUT Will Ross (author), LEUT Dee Garbutt (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
HMAS Arunta's Boatswains Mates train Tanzanian Transnational Organised Crime Unit personnel in small boat approaches in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Tanzanian counter-narcotics professionals have sharpened their crime-fighting sea skills thanks to a visit by the crew from Australian frigate, HMAS
July 29, 2017 by LCDR Andrew Thorpe (author), LEUT Will Singer (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)
Leading Seaman Electronics Technician Andrew Diamond aboard HMAS Arunta at sea.
A Perth hills local is one of the
crew members recently returned to Australia after serving in HMAS Arunta in the Middle East as part of Operation MANITOU.
Leading Seaman Aircrew Karl Beyer is seen in HMAS Arunta's Helecopter (Predator) while on patrol in the Middle East Region.
Navy’s S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters have had a long history of supporting naval operations, and ‘Predator’ and its crew have not let that heritage down.
Leading Seaman Boatswains Mate Isaac Janes on the gun direction platform of HMAS Newcastle.
Patrolling the high seas in a warship thousands of kilometres from home is the new reality for Leading Seaman Boastwains Mate Isaac Janes, who sailed for the Middle East region recently.