Arunta’s time on Argos comes to a close

November 17, 2020 – HMAS Arunta is on her way home after completing her deployment on Operation Argos, which is Australia’s contribution to the enforcement of United Nations’ Security Council sanctions on North Korea. The operation supports international efforts to monitor and deter illegal shipments of sanctioned goods, including North Korean refined petroleum imports and coal exports. This was was…

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Communication the key in passage exercise

November 17, 2020 – HMAS Arunta has conducted a passage exercise with Japanese Ship Shimakaze after a two-day logistics’ visit to Sasebo, Japan. This was Arunta’s fifth interaction with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) during her deployment. Commanding Officer Arunta Commander Troy Duggan said the crew was extremely pleased to be working with the JMSDF again. “Our navies share…

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