Exercise Chong Ju 2018

06/06/2018
Exercise Chong Ju is an annual live-fire training exercise conducted at the Australian Army’s Combined Arms Training Centre at Puckapunyal training area in northern Victoria to showcase capabilities to Army’s next generation of combat leaders. Exercise Chong Ju 2018 included demonstrations from the M1A1 Abrams tank, ASLAV (Australian Light Armoured…

Joint Warfighting Assessment

05/29/2018
U.S. Army Rangers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, conduct a night raid at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, April 26, 2018, as part of Joint Warfighting Assessment (JWA).  JWA helps the Army assess emerging concepts, integrate new technologies, and promote interoperability within the Army, with other services, U.S. allies,…

Remembering the Cactus Air Force While the Green Knights Move Out in Today’s Pacific

09/10/2017
09/10/2017: On August 20, 1942, the first allied air units, to include 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, landed at Guadalcanal. They became known as the “Cactus Air Force,” one of the most innovative, hybrid units of WWII. By September 11th, 1,014 aviation personnel were operating on Guadalcanal. Of these, 33 were Army,…

Exercise Bersama Lima 2016 

10/30/2016
10/30/2016: Approximately 400 ADF personnel, from Navy, Army and Air Force, participated in Exercise Bersama Lima 2016 (Ex BL 16), a Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) combined joint exercise being held in Malaysia, Singapore and the South China Sea over the period 04 – 21 October 2016. Ex BL16 incorporates integration training,…

Army and Navy Trials Aboard HMAS Adelaide: Multi User Barge Ramp Trial

09/17/2016
09/17/2016: HMAS Adelaide's embarked Light Landing Craft (LLC), participated in a trial alongside Australian Army's 1 BDE, to test and evaluate the recently built Multi User Barge Ramp facility in Darwin. The purpose of the trial is to capture data regarding sea lanes, tidal streams, ramp capacity and environmental constraints. Credit:Australian…

Army and Navy Trials Aboard HMAS Adelaide: The Chinook in Focus

09/16/2016
09/16/2016: Australian Army CH-47F Chinook first of class flight trials are being held on HMAS Adelaide to ensure the safe operation of the helicopters onboard Canberra class amphibious ships. Cold weather aspects of the first of class flight trials have been conducted of the east coast of Tasmania, while hot aspects…

The Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters Deploy during Northern Shield Exercise

09/15/2016
09/15/2016: In this video the Tiger Army helo is seen being transported by the RAAF C-17s to the Northern Shield Exercise which has just recently concluded. Exercise Northern Shield 2016 (NS16) is a recently concluded Australian Defence Force (ADF) training activity where high-readiness forces deploy quickly to remote locations in Australia…