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A pair of Royal Australian Navy minehunters have departed Sydney for a three month deployment to North-east Asia.
The Royal New Zealand Navy is to restore the diving and hydrographic support capability lost following the decommissioning of HMNZS Resolution and HMNZS Manawanui with the purchase of a Norwegian built offshore support vessel.
Antarctic patrol vessel HMS Protector has completed her brief survey mission in the unusually temperate climate of the British Indian Ocean Territory.
The Foreign Office has announced a series of new measures that will be taken to prepare the British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean for the imminent hurricane season.
The Royal New Zealand Air Force will soon join their British and Australian counterparts in operating the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft after the New Zealand government confirmed an order for four aircraft to replace their ageing P-3 Orion fleet.
Bay class auxiliary RFA Lyme Bay is completing the final stages of her Extended Annual Certification Period in A&P’s Falmouth Dockyard ahead of her deployment to the Middle East later this year where she is expected to relieve sister ship RFA Cardigan Bay and participate in the major Safe Sword exercise off Oman.
Documents released under a Freedom of Information request suggest that the Royal Australian Navy could again base its submarine fleet out of Sydney Harbour as it looks for ways to accommodate its soon to be doubled submarine numbers.
RFA Mounts Bay is continuing her Caribbean patrol.
The Royal Navy’s Antarctic patrol vessel has arrived in the more temperate climates of the British Indian Ocean Territories as she prepares to undertake survey work in support of the UK Hydrographic Office.