Exercising Australian Ground Based ISR

06/07/2017:  Australian Army soldiers from 20th Surveillance and Target Acquisition Regiment provide the Australian Defence Force with an artillery spotting and tactical reconnaissance capability. They form a significant component of the entire intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance collection capability available to deployed forces. 20th Surveillance and Target Acquisition Regiment uses the…

Australian Navy Working With Vietnam

06/06/2017: Developing deeper Defence relationships with Vietnam. In 2017, the Australian Defence Force deployed a team of medical specialists to Exercise Pacific Partnership to work alongside Defence Force personnel and civilian medical practitioners from the United States, Great Britain and Japan in cities and provinces of Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and…

Bushmaster handover to Fiji

03/30/2017: The ADF has delivered the first three Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles (PMV) to the Republic of Fiji Military Forces operating with the United Nations in the Golan Heights. A RAAF No 36 Squadron C-17A Globemaster III aircraft delivered the vehicles to Beiruit, Lebanon on 15 March 2017. Fiji has purchased…

Operation Legacy Australia Kokoda Challenge

12/24/2016: Major General Stuart Smith AO, DSC, Legacy Australia Ambassador and former Legacy ward, has today launched a joint initiative with Legacy Australia Chairman, Mr Tony Ralph which will see Australian Defence Force (ADF) Members mentor Legacy youth in a leadership development challenge, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Kokoda…

Maj. Gen. Paul McLachlan on Working with US Forces

11/03/2016: Maj. Gen. Paul McLachlan, AM, CSC,Commander 1st Division/ Deployable Joint Force Headquarters, Australian Defence Force. The Army War Fighting Assessment provides the Army, joint force, and multinational partners a triple payoff of training, interoperability, and future force development. EL PASO, TX, UNITED STATES 10/27/2016 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Australian Army Assess the Evolution of the Land Forces in a Fluid Combat Environment

09/21/2016: The Chief of Army's Exercise 2016 was an invitation-only event held in Adelaide on Brisbane on 5 – 8 September 2016. The theme was ‘Redefining boundaries for the 21st century land forces’. According to the Australian Army: The Chief of Army’s Exercise provides the Australian Army, together with its national,…

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

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: 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…