- Ops Big Road.
Ops Big Road is the Highlands Highway Rehabilitation Program with the Works Department where troops are being deployed to ensure road constructions are carried out by contractors without interference from locals. The National Government has extended the call out for OPS Big Road such that the troops will be re-deployed.
Status: Re-deployment pending
- Land Border operations
Land Patrols conducted by 1RPIR and 2RPIR along the land border with Indonesia. These operations are ongoing and are supported by other government agencies.
- Maritime Border Operations
Surveillance Patrols conducted by the Maritime Element along our sovereign maritime borders (EEZ). These patrols are joint agency in nature and are funded by PNG Customs, PNG National Fisheries Authority, and the regional Forum Fisheries arrangement.
- International Operations
PNGDF currently has four United Nations Military Observers (UNMOs) deployed in Darfur and South Sudan. Two PNGDF UNMOs are in El Fasher, Darfur, Sudan; one is based in Malakal, Upper Nile in South Sudan; and one is located in Juba, Central Equatoria, South Sudan.