Topic: HMAS Melbourne (F05)

Thornthwaite prepares to join the international fight against terrorism

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Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Naomi Thornthwaite retrieves an item from the stores bin to fill an internal order onboard HMAS Melbourne, while the Australian warship is alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney, NSW  (photo: ABIS Jayson Tufrey)

Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Naomi Thornthwaite retrieves an item from the stores bin to fill an internal order onboard HMAS Melbourne, while the Australian warship is alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney, NSW

Able Seaman Naomi Thornthwaite is packing her bags and preparing to deploy to the Middle East Area of Operations in HMAS Melbourne on Sunday. 

Victorian prepares to take Melbourne to the Middle East

Published on by ABIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Peteris Kains, conducts daily system operational checks on his Weapons Control Console, part of the Fire Control System, in the Operations Room of HMAS Melbourne at Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Jayson Tufrey)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Peteris Kains, conducts daily system operational checks on his Weapons Control Console, part of the Fire Control System, in the Operations Room of HMAS Melbourne at Fleet Base East, Sydney.

Victorian-born sailor, Able Seaman Electronics Technician Peteris Kains, is preparing to deploy to the Middle East Area of Operations on Sunday, in the Australian warship HMAS Melbourne

Atherton girl continues her family’s tradition of service

Published on by ABIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Nicole Taylor closed up on the Track Supervisor Console in the Operations Room on Board HMAS Melbourne, alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Jayson Tufrey)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Nicole Taylor closed up on the Track Supervisor Console in the Operations Room on Board HMAS Melbourne, alongside Fleet Base East, Sydney.

Atherton Tablelands girl, Leading Seaman Nicole Taylor, is preparing to deploy to the Middle East Area of Operations on Sunday, onboard the Australian warship HMAS Melbourne

Melbourne completes MRE

Published on by LEUT Kelli Lunt (author), ABIS Jayson Tufrey (photographer)

HMAS Melbourne's embarked S-70B Seahawk aircraft, Dominator, lifts off the flight deck for a sortie while in Jervis Bay, NSW. (photo: ABIS Jayson Tufrey)

HMAS Melbourne's embarked S-70B Seahawk aircraft, Dominator, lifts off the flight deck for a sortie while in Jervis Bay, NSW.

Following several weeks of intense training, in trying environmental conditions, HMAS Melbourne fought valiantly for Mission Readiness as she prepared her forthcoming deployment.

HMAS Melbourne trains in readiness for Operation SLIPPER deployment

Published on by POIS Ollie Garside (photographer)

Ship's company show the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal team some of the hard work involved with being at sea whilst conducting an Air Warfare Serial with the firing of the 5-inch gun in the Eastern Australian Exercise Area. (photo: POIS Ollie Garside  )

Ship's company show the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal team some of the hard work involved with being at sea whilst conducting an Air Warfare Serial with the firing of the 5-inch gun in the Eastern Australian Exercise Area.

For the past five weeks HMAS Melbourne has conducted Unit Readiness (UR) level collective training in the East Area Exercise Area including a number of evaluations supervised by Sea Training Group (STG).