East Perth Tag

I got to go out this week with the new Fujifilm X-pro2 camera and the 35mm f:2 WR lens and record the preparations being made for the defence of East Perth. Let me tell you that I was not spying - I received no complaint from the defence council - and I am here to reassure the citizens that they are as safe in their houses as anyone in East Perth could be. The first pictures are of commando training for small-boat assault. We see the attack force forming up and being lead in single file into Claisebrook Cove. At this time the anti-submarine net was lowered to the bed of the river and the mines de-activated. Anti -tank barriers and annular claymore mines on posts at the wharf. They fire 360º. Very effective against raiders. Here is a clearer side view of the Wybraniec-Neiile phased array radar installation sited to detect surface ships out to the horizon. It is rumoured to be able to resolve an aircraft carrier moored the other side of Governor Stirling High School. No danger of  sneak attack from...