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Australian Patrol Boat Group

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Australian Patrol Boat Group

The Australian Patrol Boat Group is a Force Element Group (FEG) of the Royal Australian Navy. The group's mission is to provide patrol boat capability for the protection of Australia's national interests.

The Patrol Boat Group operates fourteen Armidale class patrol boats. The Group's headquarters are located at HMAS Coonawarra in the city of Darwin, additional support is provided by the class logistics office at HMAS Cairns.


  • History 1
  • Organisation 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


There have been three classes of patrol boat to serve in the Royal Australian Navy; the Attack class from 1967 to 1994, the Fremantle class from 1980 to 2007, and the Armidale class, which entered service in 2005.


With the introduction of the Armidale class, the Australian Patrol Boat Group was reorganised into four divisions, named after Attack class ships:

See also


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b [2]

External links

  • Official Patrol Boat Group Website

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