Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit Field-Ready

July 24, 2019 – Three new specialist Maritime Geospatial Warfare Unit teams have been declared mission-ready following an intense assessment exercise in Queensland. Deployable Geospatial Survey Teams 3 and 4 and Mobile Meteorological Team 3 from Navy’s Hydrographic, Meteorological & Oceanographic Group (HMGRP) were tested during a simulated humanitarian aid and disaster relief operation at HMAS Cairns, proving their readiness to deploy at short notice and work together to complete a complex survey in the field. The teams measured atmospheric and hydrographic conditions using field survey kits on the waters…

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