Following its commission, Attack served in the RAN for 17 years, during which time it was employed mainly in the waters to Australia's north, protecting fisheries. It was also used to support survey work conducted by HMAS Moresby.
Attack paid off on 21 February 1985.
She was transferred to the Indonesian Navy on 24 May 1985 and renamed Sikuda.
The patrol boat was listed in Jane's Fighting Ships as still operational in 2011.