Birdon was contracted to build a fleet of 7, new class monohull patrol vessels for use by the NSW Police Force. The vessels are all 20 metres in length and feature the latest rechnology, navigation, and electronics.

The Police Boats are seasonally located in Sydney (Balmain), Broken Bay, Botany Bay, Eden, Port Kembla, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Tweed Heads and Coffs Harbour.

These vessels are used for service and patrol duties along the coast of NSW. The vessels will be operated by up to 6 crew members and have a fuel range up tp 700NM for periods of 3 days at a time within the EEZ.

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