2017-07-23: Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Arunta has completed a nine-month deployment to the Middle East and is returning to Australia.
HMAS Arunta operates as part of the multi-national Combined Maritime Forces, predominantly tasked to support counter-terrorism and maritime security operations.
Arunta is on her third deployment to the MER on Operation MANITOU. It is the 64th rotation of a Royal Australian Navy vessel to the region since 1990.
Video: Australian Department of Defense: July 14, 2017