The RBS-70 afternoon watch, HMAS Kanimbla

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Accession Number ART91761
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 56 x 66 cm; framed: 71.3 cm x 81.2 cm x 4.5 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on hardboard
Location Main Bld: Afghanistan Gallery
Maker Churcher, Peter
Place made Persian Gulf
Date made 5 February 2002
Conflict Period 2000-2009
Afghanistan, 2001-
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Three male figures standing watch on deck. Peter Churcher recalled, "This image typifies a lot of the activity that took place on the Kanimbla: the standing watch, being on alert, and in this case manning the RBS-70 surface-to-air missile".