Topic: HMAS Arunta (F151)
Able Seaman Medic Bradley Scotton says he is living proof of Navy’s “what will you bring” recruitment campaign as he carves a second service career as a paramedic sailor.
The crew of HMAS Arunta recently took the opportunity to conduct exercises with their Indian Navy counterparts after a port visit to Goa, India.
There was a sombre tone at HMAS Stirling, in Western Australia, as the 191 men and women serving in HMAS Arunta said goodbye to loved ones and joined the frigate to depart for close to nine months in the Middle East.
Arunta’s Assistant Marine Engineer Officer, Lieutenant Coral Belcher, is putting seven years of study to work in the Anzac frigate, as part of the team deployed in the Middle East.
Able Seaman Combat Systems Operator Andrew Dingle is realising his career aspirations onboard HMAS Arunta as part of the Royal Australian Navy team sailing to the Middle East.
HMAS Newcastle hosted Mr Mark Thomas, Director Projects and Development at Teekay Shipping as part of the Maritime Industry Familiarisation Program, whilst conducting exercises off the Western Australian coast.
The crew from HMAS Arunta made gains by sitting still recently when the ship took part in a simulation exercise alongside.
Pads and pens may soon be a thing of the past for Sea Training Group as Navy’s primary collective training provider embraces technology and innovation to ensure ships are ready for operational deployment.
A new era in working towards unit readiness was introduced recently when Exercise STRONGBACK SIM was conducted at Fleet Base West in Western Australia and HMAS Watson in Sydney.
HMAS Arunta visited Sasebo, Japan for a three day port visit recently, to exercise a long standing agreement between the United Nations Command and the Government of Japan.