Getting Ready for the P-8 and Triton: Aussie P-3s Operating Over the South China Sea

05/03/2016
05/03/2016: As Air Commodore Heap, head of the Surveillance Response Group, noted in an interview with Second Line of Defense in March 2016: “We are small but we want to be capable of being a little Tasmanian Devil that you don’t want to play with because if you come at…

Exercise Bersama Shield Concludes

05/02/2016
05/02/2016: The annual multilateral training Exercise Bersama Shield 16 has wrapped up in Malaysia and Singapore. The 12-day exercise saw the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) nations Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and the United Kingdom conduct joint maritime, land and air operations in a multi-threat environment from 18-29 April 2016.…

Indonesia 2015 Amphibious Assault

10/07/2015
Sailors and Marines work alongside their Indonesian counterparts during the amphibious assault landing held in support of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia. In its 21st year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations…

CARAT 2014

07/03/2014
07/03/2014:USS Ashland leaves the pier in Thailand for the sea phase of exercise CARAT. CARAT (Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training) is part of an annual bilateral exercise series between the U.S. Navy and the naval forces of Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand. As a longstanding venue…

Osprey Performs Aerial Demo During Singapore Airshow

02/14/2014
02/14/2014: An MV-22B Osprey performs in the aerial demonstration portion of the Singapore International Airshow 2014 Feb. 11 at the Changi Exhibition Center in Singapore. The video concludes with a view on the next phase of innovation in USMC aviation, the F-35B.  Credit:III Marine Expeditionary Force / Marine Corps Installations…

The Osprey In Singapore

02/10/2014
02/11/2014: The United States Ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar and several distinguished visitors from the Singapore Government and Singapore Armed Forces, experience flying in a MV-22 Osprey for a demonstration flight. The flight occurred on February 7, 2014 at Changi Airport, Singapore City, Singapore. Credit: III Marine Expeditionary Force Combat…

CARAT Malaysia 2013

08/22/2013
08/22/2013: CARAT Malaysia 2013 [slidepress gallery='carat-malaysia-2013'] Credit: Navy Media Content Services: 6/20/13 In the first four photos, U.S. Marines and sailors assigned to 1st Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, attached to Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct an amphibious raid exercise with the Royal Malaysian…

Exercise Valiant Mark, Singapore and the USMC

01/18/2013
01/18/2013: MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Fighting forces from two nations came together to unite under one common mission. Marines serving with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, are hosting the 3rd Battalion Singapore Guards for Exercise Valiant Mark, a yearly training event conducted by the Singapore Armed Forces…