Topic: HMAS Maitland (P88)
A married couple in Darwin has become the first husband and wife in Royal Australian Navy history to command patrol boats at the same time.
The Defence Innovation Hub has worked closely with Navy in the Top End to test an exciting system designed for use in the maritime environment.
The small crew of patrol boat HMAS Maitland made a big impact in their namesake city recently, exercising Freedom of Entry and opening their vessel to visitors.
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.
Published on by LEUT Des Paroz (author), ABIS James Whittle (photographer), ABCIS Bree-ann Garner (photographer)
The Australian Fisheries Management Authority and the Royal Australian Navy recently conducted a joint operation - Operation GRAB III - to target foreign fishing in Australian waters.