Amphibious Assault at Fog Bay


07/14/2015:Soldiers from the Australian Army’s 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), and United States Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31MEU) stormed the beaches of Fog Bay, Northern Territory on 11 July during an amphibious beach landing on Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.

With the opposing force “dug in” the combined assault targeted a number of objectives within the region, supported by aviation and amphibious landing craft from Australia and the United States.

A number of distinguished visitors were invited to watch the amphibious landing including the Australian Defence Force’s Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston, AM, RAN, and III Marine Expeditionary Force Commanding General Lieutenant General John Wissler, United States Marine Corps.

Credit: Australian MoD:7/13/15