Indo-Pacific Endeavour, 2019

05/18/2019
A Joint Task Force consisting of up to four ships, maritime patrol aircraft and more than 1,200 personnel from the Australian Defence Force are deployed on Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, a series of key engagement activities with Australia’s regional neighbours.  Running from March to May, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 is geared towards…

Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019

05/14/2019
A Joint Task Force consisting of up to four ships, maritime patrol aircraft and more than 1,200 personnel from the Australian Defence Force are deployed on Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, a series of key engagement activities with Australia’s regional neighbours. Running from March to May, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 is geared towards…

Indo-Pacific Endeavour Jt Task Force

04/19/2019
A Joint Task Force consisting of four ships, maritime patrol aircraft and more than 1,000 personnel from the Australian Defence Force are deployed on Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, a series of key engagement activities with Australia’s regional neighbours.  Running from March to May, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 is geared towards enhancing interoperability…

70th anniversary of the Royal Australian Regiment 

12/17/2018
The 70th anniversary of the Royal Australian Regiment was marked with a parade at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, on 23 November 2018. The parade was reviewed by former Regiment officer and Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK MC (Retd).  The parade presented a…

ADF support to Vietnamese Deployable Medical Facility 

11/09/2018
Australia supported Vietnam’s first deployment of a Role 2 field hospital to a United Nations peacekeeping mission through providing two airlifts by Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft in late September 2018.  Additionally, the Australian Defence Force provided the Vietnamese Peacekeepers with English language training and other specialist equipment…

Exercise Crocodile Strike 2017

09/15/2017
09/15/2017: Exercise Crocodile Strike 2017 is a bilateral training activity in Northern Australia from 20 to 31 August 2018 involving approximately 80 personnel, drawn from the Australian Defence Force, the US Marine Rotational Force-Darwin and the 4th Marine Regiment from Okinawa, Japan. The Exercise is focused on interoperability and cooperation in…

Australian Navy Working With Vietnam

06/06/2017
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…

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…