11/7/2017: HMAS Warramunga departed her home port of Fleet Base East on the 08 October 2017 to commence the ship’s deployment on Operation MANITOU.
Warramunga is supporting international efforts to promote maritime security, stability and prosperity in the Middle East region (MER).
The ship is operating as part of the multi-national Combined Maritime Forces, predominately tasked to support Combined Task Force 150 for counter-terrorism and maritime security operations.
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.
Australian Department of Defence
October 10, 2017