Topic: HMAS Melbourne (F05)
HMAS Melbourne, deployed to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East Region, has come to the aid of a critically-ill merchant seaman in the southern Arabian Sea.
The Royal Australian Navy Adelaide Class frigate HMAS Melbourne has successfully fired two Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles, reinforcing her war-fighting and mariner skills.
At dawn, on this day 99 years ago, more than 30,000 Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) personnel landed on the Gallipoli peninsula.
The Warrnambool community were granted a rare opportunity to see a warship on Tuesday, when HMAS Melbourne conducted a close proximity transit during her return voyage to her homeport Garden Island, Sydney.
A legacy that many Australians may not be aware of is the Royal Australian Navy presence in the Middle East since Operation DAMASK in September 1990.
The Royal Australian Navy’s success in stopping illegal narcotic shipments in the Middle East Area of Operations is having a ripple effect across international terrorist organisations.
After six months at sea and over a $1 billion dollars in drug apprehensions, HMAS Melbourne returned to her homeport of Garden Island, Sydney, today.
On the eve of her departure from the Middle East Area of Operations, the sailors and officers of HMAS Melbourne have been congratulated for their efforts while deployed as part of Operation SLIPPER.
Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Melbourne and Pakistani Naval Ship (PNS) Alamgir have worked together to seize and destroy almost 2-tonnes of suspected cannabis resin with an estimated Australian street value of approximately $AUD 113 million.
HMAS Melbourne has seized and destroyed hundreds of kilograms of what is believed to be heroin with an estimated street value of $706 million Australian dollars.