Tag: Royal Australian Navy

  • Australian Frigate Seizes Over 6 Tonnes of Narcotics in 6 days As Part of CTF-150

    June 12: Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized a total of 6,828kg of narcotics in a 6 day period worth a regional wholesale value of over $3.5m (USD) […]

  • Lasers Aimed at Australian Navy Pilots in South China Sea

    May 29: Fishing boats in Chinese-claimed waters in the South China Sea shone lasers at the pilots of Australian navy combat helicopters during a recent exercise, Australian officials said, which […]

  • Narcotics Worth Over AUD$1 Billion Seized Over 10 Operations in Middle East by Australian Frigate

    May 29: The crew of Australia’s HMAS Ballarat has stopped illegal narcotics in excess of AUD$1 billion from funding terrorism and other illegal activity. The Australian Navy frigate recently seized over […]

  • CMF first haul of 2019

    More drugs removed from criminals. Combined Maritime Force conducts first seizure of illegal drugs in 2019 MORE success for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) frigate HMAS Ballarat as the ship […]

  • SHAREM wraps up

    SHAREM program focuses on developing anti-submarine warfare. Joint anti-submarine exercise conducted by France, Australia, U.S. in C5F Story by NAVCENT Public Affairs Maritime forces from France, Australia and the United States […]

  • China worries Australia

    Fisheries protection is becoming a global problem. Chinese fishing fleet a security issue for Australia BY David Brewster China’s fishing fleet has been at the forefront of disputes in the […]

  • Defusing the tension

    Better links could help tackle other maritime issues. Closer naval links ‘can tackle South China Sea tensions’ By Richard Wood Strengthening Australia’s maritime cooperation with Indonesia would help both countries […]

  • Australia tightens borders

    Australia has reinforced the security of its maritime borders with expanded aerial surveillance and on-water patrols. Australia reinforces maritime border security These additional capabilities further secure all of the maritime […]

  • PNG drug boat found

    Villagers on tiny Budibudi ­Island make the find. Mysteries afloat as police intercept booby-trapped cocaine boat By DAVID MURRAY A booby-trapped boat linked to $50 million worth of cocaine that […]

  • New Aus Security Center

    Move will strengthen domain awareness. Australia Announces New Pacific Security Center Australia has announced the establishment of a Pacific Fusion Center to strengthen the ability of Pacific governments to enforce […]