Lieutenant Commander Matthew Schroder, RAN, left, observes the departure of a US Navy MH-60R helicopter from HMAS Ballarat's flight deck during Exercise MALABAR 2020.
A Seahawk helicopter Flight Commander had an unexpected reunion with two former trainee United States naval aviators while exercising on the high seas.
November 25, 2020 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer), ABCSO-A Julia Rickards (photographer)
Ship's company wave goodbye as HMAS Arunta breaks away from United States Naval Ship Amelia Earhart after completing a replenishment at sea.
The ship’s company of HMAS
Arunta is not resting on their laurels when it comes to maintaining the high tempo that has been a feature of the ship’s five-month deployment.
L-R: Lieutenants Michael Carpenter, Matthew Newman and Sean Klamut on the bridge of HMAS Ballarat during Exercise MALABAR 2020. (Note: Lieutenant Newman was participating in the Movember fundraiser for men's health during Exercise MALABAR).
Officers of the Watch in HMAS
Ballarat manoeuvred their ship alongside the Indian, Japanese and United States navies during Exercise MALABAR 2020, which recently came to an end.
Leading Seaman Aircrewman Brad Firkin collects information on a vessel of interest from the MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter embarked on HMAS Arunta during Operation ARGOS.
Arunta is on her way home after completing her deployment on Operation ARGOS, Australia’s contribution to the enforcement of United Nations Security Council sanctions on North Korea.
HMAS Ballarat conducts a calibration firing of its five-inch gun port side.
Ballarat has proven to be a highly capable partner during the first phase of Exercise MALABAR 2020.
Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator - Aircraft Controller Lachlan Dukes in the Operations Room onboard HMAS Arunta during Operation ARGOS.
An engagement at sea between HMAS
Arunta and a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion aircraft, has provided a unique training opportunity for a fortunate sailor.
Royal Australian Navy sailor Seaman Maritime Logistics - Support Operations Kirstie-Lee Hill confirms pathology information from a member of the public, at the Casey Fields COVID-19 community drive through screening clinic in Cranbourne, Victoria.
Australian Defence Force personnel deployed to Victoria in support of the Victorian Government's push to stop the spread of COVID-19 are working collaboratively with many other health agencies.
Royal Australian Navy Maritime Logistics Officer Trainee Midshipman Madeline Moroney directs vehicles through the Gisborne South Vehicle Checkpoint during Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.
Midshipman Madeline Moroney is a Maritime Logistics Officer Trainee, who, with just two weeks left of her initial employment training at HMAS
Cerberus, finds herself supporting Operation COVID-19 ASSIST in her hometown region of Goulburn Valley in Victoria.
Published on September 19, 2020 by LCDR John Thompson (author), LSIS Jarrod Mulvihill (photographer)
Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Peter Bellas at the Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel during Operation COVID-19 ASSIST.
Petty Officer Maritime Logistics - Supply Chain Peter Bellas knows more than most about mandatory quarantine - in April he undertook 14 days of mandatory quarantine in a Sydney hotel after returning from Operation MANITOU.
Published on September 17, 2020 by FLTLT Chloe Stevenson (author), CPL Tristan Kennedy (photographer)
Chief Petty Officer Kieran Lamond is a Senior Surveillance and Control Officer on a Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Wedgetail aircraft, currently deployed to the Middle East region on Operation ACCORDION.
Royal Australian Navy Chief Petty Officer Combat System Manager Kieran Lamond never thought he would work 30,000 feet above Iraq with the Royal Australian Air Force when he joined the ADF more than 18 years ago.