Austal Delivers RSIPV Taro

May 7, 2021 – Australia and Solomon Islands’ strong and enduring security partnership has reached another milestone today as Solomon Islands received its second Guardian-class Patrol Boat under Australia’s Pacific Maritime Security Program. The High Commissioner for Solomon Islands, His Excellency Robert Sisilo, accepted RSIPV Taro on behalf of the Solomon Islands Government at a ceremony in Henderson, Western Australia.…

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HMAS Maitland Arrives in Solomon Islands

March 5, 2021 – Royal Australian Navy vessel HMAS Maitland is supporting regional fisheries operations and Solomon Islands’ maritime and border security efforts. As part of our security partnership, and at the request of the Solomon Islands Government, HMAS Maitland will conduct maritime surveillance support as Solomon Islands prepares to receive its second Guardian-class Patrol Boat, RSIPV Taro, under the…

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