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Exercise Pitch Black 2016

in Dept of Defence News by ANZDD 0 Reviews

Royal Australian Air Force and foreign military aircraft will fly into Darwin and Tindal next week as the RAAF prepares to begin its largest training activity this year – Exercise Pitch Black 2016. Exercise Pitch Black 2016 is a three week multinational large force employment exercise to be conducted in the Northern Territory from 29 July ...

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Enhanced soldier protection delivered

in Dept of Defence News by ANZDD 0 Reviews

Soldiers from 1st Brigade are the first to receive the new generation of body armour, helmets, load carriage equipment, eye and hearing protection and field packs. The equipment has been acquired by the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group’s Land Systems Division as part of the LAND 125 Phase 3B project for the Australian Defence Forc...

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Enhanced F88 approved for LAND 125 3C ensures local manufacturing

in Dept of Defence News by ANZDD 0 Reviews

The Australian Government has given second pass approval for project LAND 125 Phase 3C – Soldier Enhancement Version 2 – Lethality. This project provides the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with a new Austeyr F88 rifle (the enhanced F88) and advanced ancillary devices to improve effectiveness for soldiers involved in close combat and ...

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Exercise KAKADU war games kick off

in Dept of Defence News by ANZDD 0 Reviews

More than 1200 mariners from the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions have completed the first sea phase of the Royal Australian Navy’s largest maritime warfare exercise, KAKADU 2014. Occurring off the coast of Darwin from 25 August to 12 September 2014, eight ships and 26 aircraft from Australia, Japan, Pakistan, New Zealand and the Phil...

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