Operation 'Tui Moana' ends

The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency's (FFA) annual maritime surveillance operation 'Tui Moana' ended in late May.  The ten-day operation started on May 14, covering the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) and high seas of Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Tokelau and Tuvalu. 

 

The multi-lateral monitoring, control and surveillance operation was supported from the air by military surveillance aircrafts from the Quadrilateral Defense partners of Australia, New Zealand, the United States Coast Guard (USCG), French Polynesia and New Caledonia.

More details: FFA Operation Tui Moana

RNZAF Orion in Samoa

 

NZ Orion

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