Topic: HMAS Armidale (P83)
The third of 21 Guardian Class Patrol Boats donated by Australia to partners in the Pacific region has been escorted to Tonga by HMAS Armidale.
Australia’s closest neighbours had the opportunity to observe Royal Australian Navy tactics, techniques and procedures in real-time as minor war vessels conducted boarding operation training off the coast of Darwin during Exercise KAKADU.
Patrol boat crew Assail Two has recently completed Exercise PENGUIN 2015, embarked in HMAS Armidale, bringing to a close a four day exercise that included harbour and sea phases as well as social and sports activities.
Armidale local Sophie Gollan is away from home this Christmas as she conducts border protection operations on Patrol Boat HMAS Armidale in Australia's northern waters.
This year, instead of sailing on Thunder Bird - his grandfather’s Hock Dufall boat - on Christmas Day, Daniel Skipworth will be conducting maritime patrols onboard an Armidale Class Patrol Boat in Australia's northern waters.
Two Tassie lads will be away from home this Christmas as they both conduct patrols onboard an Armidale Class Patrol Boat within Australia’s northern waters.