Topic: Exercise PARADISE

Top End exercise improves regional security

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS James Whittle (photographer)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Joshua Eyles of HMAS Larrakia talks with a member of HMPNGS Moresby boarding party team while conducting boarding party exercise during Exercise Paradise.  (photo: LSIS James Whittle)

Able Seaman Marine Technician Joshua Eyles of HMAS Larrakia talks with a member of HMPNGS Moresby boarding party team while conducting boarding party exercise during Exercise Paradise.

The Australian and Papua New Guinean navies have successfully completed Exercise PARADISE off the coast of Darwin, sharing knowledge and rehearsing scenarios to improve regional security and interoperability between the forces.

Paradise not lost on patrol boats

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Todd Fitzgerald (author), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Dignitaries from the Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and Australian navies at the Openening Ceremony for Exercise PARADISE, an annual activity designed to improve regional security to the north of Australia and interoperability between the PNG and Australian navies.  (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Dignitaries from the Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and Australian navies at the Openening Ceremony for Exercise PARADISE, an annual activity designed to improve regional security to the north of Australia and interoperability between the PNG and Australian navies.

One of the largest bilateral maritime exercises between Australia and Papua New Guinea is underway off Darwin, reinforcing the strong ties between the navies of the maritime nations.

Paradise reinforces commitment to maritime security

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Mark Doggett (author and photographer)

HMPNGS Seeadler (front) operating with HMPNGS Moresby (middle) and HMAS Wollongong (rear) in Port Moresby Harbour during Exercise Paradise 2016. (photo: LEUT Mark Doggett)

HMPNGS Seeadler (front) operating with HMPNGS Moresby (middle) and HMAS Wollongong (rear) in Port Moresby Harbour during Exercise Paradise 2016.

The ability of the Royal Australian and Papua New Guinean navies to work together in maritime security is stronger than ever following the conclusion of Exercise PARADISE this month.