Warfighting Skills Tested in Patrol Boat Concentration Period

HMA Ships Childers, Launceston, Glenelg and Wollongong took the opportunity to practice the warfighting aspect of their roles in a recent exercise. Held in and around their home port of Darwin at the end of August, the exercise also built on their ability to operate in-company. The Armidale-class patrol boats conducted surface gunnery, close-quarters maneuvering, degraded navigation, formation pilotages and…

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Australian and Indonesian navies deepen defence cooperation

December 4, 2020 – The Royal Australian Navy and the Indonesian Armed Forces have completed a coordinated maritime patrol to improve security along our shared maritime border. The tenth iteration of the Australian and Indonesian coordinated maritime security patrol (AUSINDO CORPAT) 2020 was conducted on 2 and 3 December and covered waters between Australia and Indonesia. Minister for Defence, Senator…

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