Shore Force

Shore Force was established in 2013 to deliver shore based capability for the RAN. The key roles of the Shore Force are:

  • Command all commissioned RAN establishments and regional headquarters
  • Maintain assigned capability including:
    • workforce
    • facilities and infrastructure
    • garrison support
    • airworthiness preparedness for airfield operations
    • seaworthiness preparedness of port operations.
  • Management of the relationship with the Estate and Infrastructure Group at the regional level on behalf of the Commander Australian Fleet
  • Support the Australian Navy Cadet organisation in each state.

Shore Force delivers the support required to raise, train and sustain the fleet and aircraft for maritime operations.