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Photo Essays

10 Jul 2019
Exercise Talisman Sabre 19 - The road so far
With Exercise Talisman Sabre 19 officially kicking off earlier this week, Defence Connect will provide continuous imagery updates from the biennial ex...
4 Jul 2019
Photo Essay: A glimpse at the unique history of Aus-US partnership
Defence Connect will provide a look at the special partnership between the US and Australia. ...
3 Jul 2019
Photo Essay: Chief of Air Force hands over command
Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Leo Davies, has officially handed over command of the Royal Australian Air Force at a formal Change of Command Ceremon...
2 Jul 2019
Photo Essay: RAN decommissions long-serving vessels
The Royal Australian Navy has farewelled two of its longest-serving vessels, HMA Ships Success and Newcastle with ceremonies in their home ports of...
1 Jul 2019
Photo Essay: Former CDF sworn in as Governor-General
General (Ret’d) David Hurley, former Chief of the Defence Force and Governor of NSW, has been sworn in as the Governor-General of Australia. ...
28 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: Task Group Taji Rotation 8 personnel return home
Around 100 members of Task Group Taji Rotation 8 have touched down in Brisbane following their successful deployment to Iraq. ...
27 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: Looking back at ADFA’s graduating classes
With the Australian Defence Force Academy holding its international graduation earlier this week, Defence Connect will look back at some of the gradu...
26 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: Gulf Anti-Submarine Exercise 2019
Earlier this year, Australia participated in the French-led Gulf Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise (GASWEX 19), which allowed the ADF to flex HMAS Ball...
25 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: The long arm of the superpowers
Long-range strike aircraft provide nations with potent power projection and deterrence capabilities that are unmatched by other platforms. Defence Con...
24 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: China’s island fortresses
With China deploying J-10 fighter jets to the contested Woody Island, Beijing is sending a message to the rest of the world as tensions remain high in...
21 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: Unmanned combat aerial vehicles from around the globe
Autonomous systems are changing the way the ADF and militaries around the world conduct operations. Supporting combat, humanitarian and intelligence r...
20 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: The Indo-Pacific fighter fleets
As Australia continues to grow its air fleet, so do other Indo-Pacific regional partners. Defence Connect will showcase some of these air capabilities...
19 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: Talisman Sabre 19 set to kick off
With Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 (TS19) set to kick off in the next few weeks, Defence Connect will show off some of the moments from the last iterat...
13 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: HMAS Newcastle completes final overseas deployment
HMAS Newcastle has arrived back in Australia following the Adelaide Class guided missile frigate’s final international deployment, ahead of her pla...
12 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: HMAS Melbourne returns home for final time
As the Royal Australian Navy’s oldest Adelaide Class frigate, HMAS Melbourne (III), returns home from her final overseas mission before her planned...
11 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: Exercise Southern Jackaroo wraps up trilateral exercise
A two-week military field exercise has been completed, consisting of over 700 Australian Defence Force, US Marine Rotational Force-Darwin and Japan S...
31 May 2019
Photo Essay: Run silent, run deep - The regional sub rivalry in pictures
A few months ago, Defence Connect provided an in-depth analysis of the regional submarine environment of the Indo-Pacific, which generated significant...
30 May 2019
Photo essay: America's floating cities of the Pacific
Across all the world’s navies, there are currently 47 commissioned aircraft carriers in service. The US has 20 of those, with half either based or ...
29 May 2019
Photo Essay: Australian Army’s range of support vehicles
Under Project LAND 121, Defence has sought to transform the support capabilities of the Australian Army, by introducing current-generation, high-capab...
28 May 2019
Photo Essay: Sustainment history of the Anzac Class
In five years’ time, the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet of Anzac Class frigates will start to be phased out for the Hunter Class, after nearly two ...

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