HMAS Warramunga Drug Interdictions
HMAS Warramunga Drug Interdictions (0.47 mins)
HMAS Warramunga intercepted and boarded three suspect vessels on 3rd, 4th and 5th June 2018 whilst working in support of the Combined Maritime Forces’ Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), interdicting 5.9 tonnes of hashish valued at approximately AUD$294.3 million. Warramunga is deployed on Operation MANITOU, supporting international efforts to promote maritime security, stability and prosperity in the Middle East region (MER). Operation MANITOU’s mission is to contribute to the Combined Maritime Forces, which is a 32-nation partnership focused on defeating terrorism, preventing piracy, encouraging regional cooperation and promoting a safe maritime environment. Warramunga is on her third deployment to the MER and is the 66th rotation of a Royal Australian Navy vessel to the region since 1990.
|Publish Date||07 Jun 2018|