Exercise Phoenix Strike


Sappers from 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment’s (3 CER) 16th Combat Engineer Squadron developed their demolitions proficiencies on Exercise Phoenix Strike.

Experimenting with a variety of explosive and mechanical breaching methods enabled sappers to build their demolition skills and knowledge, including urban breaching, obstacle reduction, and cutting charges in a safe and controlled environment.

16 CE SQN provides the 3rd Brigade with a wide variety of unique military effects, with demolitions a key combat engineering function employed regularly within the Brigade.

Australian Department of Defence

June 17, 2021