Three from three for HMAS Warramunga

HMAS Warramunga, currently deployed to the Middle East under Operation Manitou, has seized three separate hauls of illicit narcotics over three days, with a total value of approximately AUD$294.3 million*.

The boarding operations were conducted in international waters of the Arabian Sea from 3-5 June 2018.

The first seizure uncovered 3.3 tonnes of hashish from a suspect vessel. Warramunga’s Seahawk Romeo crew identified the second and third suspicious vessels carrying 2.6 tonnes and 40 kilograms of hashish.