“The Royal Australian Navy’s minehunter teams are evolving with the times, with a range of new technologies as part of a technological leap through the introduction of a deployable mine countermeasures (MCM) capability under Project SEA 1778.

Under Project 1778 Phase One, Australian Mine Warfare Team 16 (MWT 16) was commissioned to operate a suite of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), unmanned surface vessels (USV), expendable mine neutralisation systems, and mine countermeasures (MCM) support craft.”