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Source: Australia Department of Defence

The Australian Defence Force has contributed to the ongoing fight against illegal fishing in the Southwest Pacific through the Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency’s (FFA) Operation RAI BALANG.

A Royal Australian Air Force B300 King Air and C-27J Spartan, and the Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Maryborough deployed in support of the operation, was conducted from 12 to 26 March 2020.