ADF Training Exercise with Philippine Marine Corps

11/28/2017
11/28/2017: The recent visit to the Philippines, by two ships of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour Task Group has significantly reinforced the strong defence relationship between Australia and the Philippines. The Task Group later sailed to Subic Bay for a four day visit, where both ships received over several hundred visitors eager to…

HMAS Adelaide in Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017

10/09/2017
10/09/2017: An Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Task Group, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, has departed Sydney to participate in a series of key military exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Running from September to November, Indo-Pacific Endeavour will focus on enhancing military cooperation with some of Australia’s key regional partners including Indonesia, Japan,…

Australian Task Force for Indo-Pacific Endeavor 2017

09/25/2017
09/25/2017: An Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Task Group, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, has departed Sydney to participate in a series of key military exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific region. Running from September to November, Indo-Pacific Endeavour will focus on enhancing military cooperation with some of Australia’s key regional partners including Indonesia, Japan,…

Indian-Australian Joint Naval Exercise

06/19/2017
06/19/2017: According to an article published on the Australian Department of Defence website on June 13, 2017, Indian warships have arrived for a bilateral maritime exercise. Three Indian warships sailed into Fremantle to participate in a week-long naval exercise off the Western Australian coast. Exercise Australia India (AUSINDEX) is a regular…

Australia, India and Shared C-17 Experience

06/19/2017
06/19/2017: According an article published on the Australian Department of Defence website, Australian and Indian forces recently shared their experiences operating the Globemaster. A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) C-17A Globemaster III and crew have conducted a one week visit to their Indian Air Force counterparts. Held from 12 to 16…

Exercise KAKADU 2016

09/21/2016
09/21/2016: Australia’s largest international maritime exercise, Exercise KAKADU 2016, was officially launched in Darwin by the Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer. Exercise KAKADU involves nations from around the Asia-Pacific region enhance interoperability, share knowledge and develop skills in responding to threats in the maritime and air domains with a multinational…

The New Class of Australian Submarines

07/09/2016
07/09/2016: After an extensive competition, the Australian government downselected the French firm DCNS to build a new class of advanced conventional submarines. In a press release from the Australian government dated April 26, 206, the Australian government announced the decision and underscored that “The decision was driven by DCNS’s ability to…

Australian Mine Warfare Exercise Concludes

10/17/2015
10/17/2015: Exercise DUGONG 15, the Royal Australia Navy’s primary Mine Warfare and Clearance training activity, was held in waters around Hobart 5-160CT15. The mine countermeasures tactical training exercise brings key coalition forces together in a combined environment to prepare them for mine countermeasures and diving operations. Personnel from the Navies of…