Exercise CASSOWARY 2018 


A joint operation between the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) to improve security along our shared maritime borders concluded in Benoa, Bali on 24 April. 

Coordinated maritime patrol AUSINDO CORPAT 2018 began in Darwin, Australia on 16 April and covered waters between Australia and Indonesia over nine days. 

Exercise CASSOWARY, a seven day training activity, was conducted by both navies in the lead up to AUSINDORPAT 2018. 

From the ADF, Armidale-Class patrol boat HMAS Broome took part in Exercise CASSOWARY and AUSINDO CORPAT 2018. HMAS Maitland participated in Exercise CASSOWARY only. 

The TNI contributed two naval vessels for both activities: KRI Kakap and Layang.

Australian Department of Defence

April 23, 2018