Topic: HMAS Toowoomba (F156)
HMAS Toowoomba's embarked MH-60R helicopter is secured on the flight deck after delivering priority stores and mail during a patrol in the Southern Arabian Gulf.
Toowoomba’s embarked MH-60R helicopter ‘Nightmare’ was critical in conducting ship-to-shore movement recently in the Southern Arabian Gulf - in the wake of COVID-19 quarantine measures, this resupply was slightly different.
April 07, 2020 by LCDR Filiberto Hernandez (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Leading Seaman Marine Technician Greg Gonzalez, front, and Able Seaman Marine Technician Jesse Jansen reassemble the final pieces onto HMAS Toowoomba's propulsion diesel engine after a camshaft replacement.
The Navy adage “The Team Works” is in action in HMAS
Toowoomba as the ship operates through the southern Arabian Gulf on Operation MANITOU.
150 parcels of illicit drugs including hashish and heroin are made ready for destruction on the flight deck of HMAS Toowoomba after a successful boarding as part of Operation MANITOU on 19 March 2020.
Toowoomba has interdicted over 3000 kilograms of illegal narcotics including hashish and heroin in the Gulf of Aden.
HMAS Toowoomba conducts manoeuvres with French Navy frigate FS Guépratte in the Arabian Sea while on patrol in support of Combined Task Force (CTF) 150.
Toowoomba exercised with French Ship Guépratte in vicinity of the Gulf of Aden recently as part of the Australian warship’s support to Combined Task Force 150.
HMAS Toowoomba maintains a watch on shipping traffic in the Gulf of Oman as part of the International Maritime Security Construct.
Toowoomba has completed the first patrol of her six month deployment to the Middle East on Operation MANITOU.
February 21, 2020 by LEUT Jessica Bartels (author), LSIS Richard Cordell (photographer)
Members from HMAS Toowoomba participated in the ‘Colour Run with a Purpose’, held on the American Naval Base in Bahrain during their Operation MANITOU deployment.
During a busy port visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, 36 members of HMAS
Toowoomba’s crew found time to participate in a ‘Colour Run with a Purpose’ on 6 February, joining almost 200 serving members from different nations and their families on a 2.5km colour run.
Able Seaman Maritime Logistics - Personnel Rebekah Curry tries her hand at blind cricket at the Victoria Memorial School for the Blind during HMAS Toowoomba's port visit to Mumbai, India.
Fourteen sailors from HMAS
Toowoomba visited the Victoria Memorial School for the Blind during a recent port visit to Mumbai, India.
Leading Seaman Ric Murray bowls against local club members at the Cricket Club of India during a Twenty Twenty game while the ship visited Mumbai.
En route to Operation MANITOU in the Middle East region, HMAS
Toowoomba took advantage of a logistics stop in Mumbai to play a cricket match against the Cricket Club of India on Australia Day.
January 13, 2020 by LEUT Gary McHugh (author), POIS James Whittle (photographer), LSIS Ronnie Baltoft (photographer)
Family members watch on as HMAS Toowoomba departs Fleet Base West, WA.
The Anzac Class frigate HMAS
Toowoomba has departed her homeport of Fleet Base West in Rockingham, Western Australia for a six-month deployment to the Middle East.
HMAS Stirling and attached units compete in a netball tournament at the Mike Barnett Sport Complex as part of the HMAS Stirling's Monthly Sporting Competition.
There is always pride at stake when local teams accept the challenge to compete in one of HMAS
Stirling’s monthly sports competitions.