TWO MH-60R 'Romeo' helicopters from 816 Squadron at HMAS Albatross are providing flood support during the current emergency.
The Royal Australian Navy is providing support to the NSW Government following a request for assistance in response to the recent flooding event across the state.
The two helicopters and crews are providing aerial search and rescue support.
The Royal Australian Air Force base at Richmond is also being used as a staging area for NSW SES helicopters.
Defence is also preparing forces to provide support to recovery efforts across the state.
Defence has range of capabilities to potentially support state/territory led response relief and recovery operations, which are provided through Defence Assistance to the Civil Community processes.
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