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Operating as part of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150), Australian ship HMAS Darwin has uncovered and seized a large weapons cache following the boarding of a small fishing style vessel in the Middle East. HMAS Darwin intercepted the vessel approximately … Continue reading

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HMAS Darwin’s boarding party teams recently boosted their counter-terrorism skills as the warship begins maritime patrols in the Middle East region where it will be working alongside other members of the 31 nation Combined Maritime Forces (CMF). During Darwin’s stopover … Continue reading

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HMS Somerset and HMAS Darwin meet at sea

HMS Somerset, a Royal Navy Type 23 frigate, and HMAS Darwin, a Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate met in the Indian Ocean to exchange information and best practice. Both ships are currently undertaking maritime security and counter-terrorism operations on … Continue reading

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HMAS Darwin continues to challenge drug smugglers

HMAS Darwin intercepted a suspected drug smuggling dhow in international waters on 19 May 2014, seizing 786 kilograms of hashish. HMAS Darwin is currently deployed on patrol under tasking to the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) as part of the UK … Continue reading

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