Tag: Royal Australian Navy

  • Phantom smugglers

    Phantom ship intercepted. Ship busted moving ice a repeat offender, says Indonesia AMANDA HODGE, NIVELL RAYDA Indonesian police say they believe a ‘phantom ship’ loaded with one tonne of crystal […]

  • Third CMF drugs haul

    Bad news for smugglers. HMAS Warramunga success at sea with third gigantic drug seizure HMAS WARRAMUNGA, a Royal Australian Navy frigate, seized 111 kilograms of heroin, a street value of […]

  • CMF nets huge drugs haul

    CMF round off 2017 in fine style. HMAS Warramunga Seizes a Massive 7.8 Tonnes of Narcotics in the Gulf Her Majesty’s Australian Ship (HMAS) Warramunga, currently deployed as part of […]

  • Indian Ocean Patrol Boats?

    Vessels would comabt illegal fishing, smuggling and piracy. Calls grow for Indian Ocean Patrol Boats program By: Amelia McMahon Australia should introduce an Indian Ocean Patrol Boat Program, modelled on the […]

  • Aus, PH joint exercice

    Philippine, Australian navies launch joint security exercise By Roel Pareño ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Navy and Royal Australian Navy launched a joint maritime exercise on Friday to boost […]

  • Redeploy navy to region

    Redeploy navy back to region, says admiral SIMON BENSON A former Australian admiral has called for the nation’s Middle East naval operations to be ­redeployed to Southeast Asia and the […]

  • Aus Huons get life extension

    Replacements decades away. Australia approves minehunter programme The Australian government has granted first pass approval for plans to extend the service life of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) Huon class minehunter vessels, […]

  • Another CMF drug haul

    Another large drug haul for the CMF. HMAS Arunta Intercepts 260kg of heroin HMAS Arunta has completed a third significant narcotics interdiction after seizing 260kg of heroin in the Indian Ocean, […]

  • Exercise Australia India

    Indian Warships Arrive Australia for Maritime Drill Posted by Aiswarya Lakshmi Three Indian warships sailed into Fremantle to participate in a week-long naval exercise off the Western Australian coast. Exercise […]

  • Exercise Ocean Explorer kicks off

    Exercise Ocean Explorer underway. Multi-Nation Naval Exercise in Australia By Aiswarya Lakshmi Warships from Australia, Italy, New Zealand and Spain are currently exercising off the Western Australian coast honing war-fighting […]