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Photo Essays

30 Oct 2019
Photo Essay: ADF’s military working dogs
Defence Connect will take a look at one of the Australian Defence Force’s most important, and adorable, helpers. ...
7 Oct 2019
Photo Essay: Life aboard HMAS Stuart
The Australian Defence Force has released images of what life is like aboard HMAS Stuart, which is currently conducting the Royal Australian Navy...
3 Oct 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise Bushido Guardian rolls on
The Royal Australian Air Force has recently deployed F-18A/B Classic Hornets from No. 77 Squadron to Japan for Exercise Bushido Guardian 19, the firs...
30 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: HMAS Melbourne’s RAN service comes to an end
HMAS Melbourne has returned to her homeport of Sydney for the final time, bringing a close to her last journey for the Royal Australian Navy. ...
25 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise Bushido Guardian
The Royal Australian Air Force has recently deployed F-18A/B Classic Hornets from No. 77 Squadron to Japan for Exercise Bushido Guardian 19, the firs...
23 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: INTERFET 20th anniversary commemorations
More than 150 Australian veterans have returned to Dili for the 20th anniversary of the International Forces East Timor mission. ...
20 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise Ground Effect
For the past few weeks, the Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) have been working alongside each other at Exercise ...
17 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: Future HMAS Sydney prepares for delivery
The Australian Defence Force’s third Air Warfare Destroyer, Sydney, has commenced its first phase of sea trials, which will test the ship’s hull,...
16 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise Hydra 2019 wraps up
Soldiers from eight nations have completed a military skills competition in Brisbane, which tested the teamwork, physical stamina and mental rigour o...
12 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: RAAF’s F-35 fleet grows
Two more F-35A Lightning II aircraft have arrived to Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown to link up with No. 3 Squadron (3SQN). ...
11 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise Thai Boomerang
The Royal Australian Air Force has deployed over 100 personnel and six aircraft from RAAF Base Amberley to participate in bilateral fighter exercises ...
10 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: 20 years of C-130J
A formation of C-130J Hercules aircraft have taken to the skies above RAAF Bases Glenbrook and Richmond in NSW to celebrate 20 years of the aircraft ...
4 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise Mini Burrow
Royal Australian Air Force No.65 Squadron has conducted Air Base recovery and explosive hazards training alongside US Air Force personnel as part of E...
3 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: The launch of NUSHIP Stalwart
The Royal Australian Navy is another step closer to welcoming its new fleet of support tankers into service, following the successful launch of NUSHIP...
2 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise Koolendong wraps up
Australian Army soldiers and US Marines from the Marine Rotational Force-Darwin (MRF-D) have completed Exercise Koolendong, a live-fire, high-end warf...
28 Aug 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise TAFAKULA comes to a close
Tongan-led Exercise TAFAKULA 2019 has come to a close, after Australia participated in the operation for the first time. ...
27 Aug 2019
Photo Essay: ADFA Open Day showcases opportunities in the military
The Australian Defence Force Academy has held its 27th annual Open Day, with prospective trainee officers given the chance to see the opportunities th...
20 Aug 2019
Photo Essay: VP Day commemorated in Adelaide
A new VP (Victory in the Pacific) Day commemoration service ceremony has taken place at the Air Force Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground, Adelaide, wit...
19 Aug 2019
Photo Essay: Samoa takes delivery of new Guardian Class patrol boat
The Australian government has handed over the newest Guardian Class patrol boat, Nafanua II, to the Samoan government at a ceremony in Henderson, We...
14 Aug 2019
Photo Essay: Yarning circles bring Indigenous culture to ADF recruit training
No.1 Recruit Training Unit (1RTU) opened a second yarning circle to inspire Indigenous cultural awareness and appreciation among staff and recruits at...

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