Unit History: Maritime and Riverine Assistance Support Team Iraq (CMATT)
Maritime and Riverine Assistance Support Team
Conceived in July 2003, the M+RAST has gone from strength to strength. The original six-man team assisted in the formation of the Basra River Police.
Today the team stands at 31 Royal Navy & Royal Marines Personnel and operates throughout Basra Province along 380 km of internal waterways, mentoring the Iraqi Riverine Patrol Service., (IRPS).