Operation Resolute

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Operation Resolute
ObjectivePatrols of Australia's Exclusive Economic Zone
Date17 July 2006
Executed byBorder Protection Command
OutcomeReplaced with Operation Sovereign Borders

Operation Resolute is the Australian Defence Force's contribution to patrolling Australia's Exclusive Economic Zone. Operation Resolute began on 17 July 2006 and consolidated a number of previous ADF operations, including Operation Relex.

Operation Resolute is commanded by the joint civilian-military Border Protection Command and the ADF contributes Royal Australian Navy ships, Royal Australian Air Force aircraft and patrols from the Australian Army's Regional Force Surveillance Units as required.

Defence personnel and civilians deployed may be eligible for the Operational Service Medal for Border Protection.

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