Coalition Exercise in Bay of Bengal: Led by French Carrier, the Charles de Gaulle

From 17 to 25 May 2019 , the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and his escort conducted a series of exercises in the Bay of Bengal with representatives from the United States Marines, Australia and Japan. [maxgallery id="125387"] Dubbed "La Pérouse", this series of naval exercises allows France to maintain…

Marine Rotational Force – Darwin Depature

The 2018 Marine Rotational Force - Darwin, consisting of 1,500 United States Marines and eight MV-22 Ospreys, completed six months of training and exercises in Northern Australia and began its departure from Australia on October 2018. [maxgallery id="120996"] The seventh and largest rotation to date included an artillery battery of…

Amphibious Assault at Fog Bay

07/14/2015:Soldiers from the Australian Army’s 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), and United States Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31MEU) stormed the beaches of Fog Bay, Northern Territory on 11 July during an amphibious beach landing on Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. With the opposing force “dug in” the…

UK and USMC Joint Training

06/30/2011: Marines and British soldiers conduct a brief prior then prepare their aircraft during a joint pre-deployment exercise at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif., May 25. The Lynx Mk9A helicopter is prepared for flight by maintainers then lifts off for the exercise. Credit: I Marine Expeditionary Force: 05/26/2011