Austal Australia Delivers 8th Guardian Class Patrol Boat

Nov 15, 2020 | Tonga

On 2 November 2020 Austal Limited announced it has delivered the eighth Guardian-class Patrol Boat (GCPB) to the Australian Department of Defence.  The vessel, VOEA Ngahau Siliva, was gifted by the Australian Government to the Kingdom of Tonga during a handover ceremony at Austal Australia’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia on Friday 30 October; attended by Her Royal Highness, Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tukuʻaho of the Kingdom of Tonga; the Australian Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon. Melissa Price MP, and, RAN Head of Maritime Systems, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group RADM Wendy Malcolm.

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