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Riflemen from Alpha Company of 8th/9th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, prepare to clear an objective during a trench warfare assault training scenario
Over three months, Indo-Pacific Endeavour involved five ships, 11 helicopters and approximately 1800 personnel. The contingent visited 14 countries including Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam.

Singleton, NSW. November 2022. The School of Infantry Combat Shooting Cell hard at work training and qualifying the Australian Army's newest Combat Shooting Instructors.
November 2020. A Rheinmetall Boxer CRV of the 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment (2/14LHR) during Exercise Sea Wader at Cowley Beach Training Area, Queensland.
Australian Army ARH Tiger helicopters launch rockets, 30mm cannon and flares at sea during a maritime gunnery training activity on IPE22.
1st Aviation Regiment launched 2 Tigers from HMAS Adelaide III and exercised fire support missions called in by Army Forward Observers on the deck, enhancing combat effectiveness in the maritime environment.

There was talk of the Army dropping the 7.62 FN LMG and the 7.62mm DMR rifles in Rifle Platoons/Sections. Is this still going ahead as the DMR's don't seem to be seen around much now but the guns still seem to be about?

Haven't heard anything, there is a new lot of weapons coming out in the next couple of years, so they may announce something sooner or later.
Hobart class destroyer HMAS Hobart's dive team conducts diving operations as the ship transits through the Gulf of Carpenteria after a regional presence deployment Dec, 2022

These ships are designated as Air Warfare Destroyers, but they are multi-role. Though they weren't designed to be particularly quiet, these ships are fully equipped for ASW. It's tough to miss the fittings for the towed Array Sonar in this shot, and they also have bow mounted sonar and carry MH-60R helicopters.
All three of them are scheduled to get the AEGIS Baseline 9 upgrade in a couple of years as well as SM-6 and Tomahawk missiles. After the Baseline 9 upgrade and getting their SM-6s they will be capable of simultaneously prosecuting every level of endo-atmospheric air defense including terminal BMD.
Hobart class guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart III (DDG-39) sails past Cape York, Queensland at sunset as the ship prepares to berth in Cairns. Dec 2022
ANZAC class frigate HMAS Arunta (II) (FFH-151), Canberra-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) HMAS Adelaide (III) (L-01) & Hobart class guided missile destroyer HMAS Hobart (III) (DDG-39) return to Sydney after a 3 month deployment. 17th Dec 2022


Introduced in 2011, this M777 is a significant advance in Australian Army’s capabilities as the gun has a much higher level of digital connectivity allowing more rapid, safe and accurate application of effects across the battlespace. The M777 can link with Australian and coalition networks providing accurate and timely responses as required to support ground forces in all weather conditions, day or night.
The M777 provides direct support to combat troops through offensive and defensive fires with conventional and precision-guided projectiles. It can also employ illuminating and smoke projectiles.


Lockheed C-130H Hercules from No. 37 Squadron flying over Sydney Harbour. The H series was retired by the Royal Australian Air Force in 2012 with a final flypast over Sydney harbour to mark the end of its Australian service. This same aircraft was later gifted to the Indonesian Air Force but on the 18th December 2016,it was destroyed in a crash during a training exercise killing all 13 crew members onboard.
Canberra Class amphibious assault ships which are also known as Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD).


These 27,000 tonne ships are able to land a force of over 1,000 personnel by helicopter and water craft, along with all their weapons, ammunition, vehicles and stores.

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