The Navy adage 'The Team Works' is in action in HMAS Toowoomba as she operates in the southern Arabian Gulf on Operation Manitou.
HMAS Toowoomba has interdicted more than 3000 kilograms of illegal narcotics in the Gulf of Aden.
While deployed to Bahrain, coalition naval personnel are raising funds for communities in Australia affected by recent bush fires.
Families warmly welcomed home the crew off HMAS Ballarat after nearly nine months at sea.
Ballarat has stopped illegal narcotics in excess of AUD$1 billion from funding terrorism and other illegal activity.
HMAS Ballarat intercepted another 2.6 tonnes of illicit drugs while patrolling international waters in the Arabian Sea.
Boardings at sea are key to Australian warships achieving counter-piracy, counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics missions.