Warfare East Timor (Timor-Leste) International Force East Timor (INTERFET) & Follow-on Operations

BravoZulu

Super Moderator
Staff member
Super Moderator
TAARB
Joined
Apr 2, 2017
Messages
38,439
Points
463
Australia
The International Force East Timor (INTERFET) was a multinational non-United Nations peacemaking task force, organised and led by Australia in accordance with United Nations resolutions to address the humanitarian and security crisis that took place in East Timor from 1999–2000 until the arrival of UN peacekeepers.

September 1999. Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), prepare to enter the yard of a building in Dili during a door to door search for members of the pro-Indonesian militia.
q6u6xysuczn91.jpg
 
12 February 2000, Dili, East Timor-- Australian members of International Forces East Timor (INTERFET), talk to a citizen in Dili, East Timor. (Photo by PH3 Dan Mennuto).
1280px-INTERFET_12_Feb_2000.jpg
 
East Timor. September 1999. A large contingent of Indonesian troops prepares to withdraw from East Timor at Dili port
i5e5bofipym81-jpg.jpg
 
A patrol in the mountains of East Timor as part of Operation Annadale, a component of INTERFET, East Timor, 1999
ifftv2jv4eo71-jpg.jpg
 
September 1999. Dili burns as an Australian Army ASLAV drives through the streets on patrol, past burning buildings set ablaze by either the Indonesian military or the pro-Indonesian militia.
txhxcqz1r8961-jpg.jpg
 
Operation Astute. East Timor. 16 May 2007. During the period of the East Timor Presidential Election, Australian soldiers patrol Dili's Bairo Pitie district in order to prevent further clashes between rival gangs.
jleoyva75u961-jpg.jpg


Operation Astute. East Timor. 6 June 2006. Australian soldiers patrol along a road providing security for the Bombeiros (East Timorese firefighters), as they attempt to put out a major fire lit by feuding gangs in Calico, near the Old Market area
h4a48nvp7yq41.jpg


Operation Astute. During the period of the East Timor Presidential Election, ADF soldiers patrol Dili's Bairo Pitie district in order to prevent further clashes between rival gangs. Under Operation Astute, members of the ADF were also tasked to preserve the integrity of the election process and maintain security. 16th May 2007
3kpbsoipmd951.jpg
 
Australian soldiers from the 3rd Battalion Group arrive in a Dili street to quell an outbreak of violence. 1999
1663238044063.png


A member from the 3rd Battalion Group provides security to the Dili Fire Service. 1999
1663238420348.png
 
APCs (Armoured Personnel Carriers) from 3/4 Cavalry Regiment stand by after recently returning from a patrol through the streets of Dili during Operation Astute
1663238081708.png


APCs (Armoured Personnel Carriers) from 3/4 Cavalry Regiment enter the front gates to the Dili wharf precinct to strengthen security while HMAS Tobruk unload troops and equipment ashore at Dili harbour, Timor-Leste, during Op Astute
1663238136487.png

1663238160525.png
 
An Armoured Personnel Carrier patrols the streets of Gleno
1663238212300.png
 
Leading Aircraftman Glen Browning (Royal Australian Air Force) checks identification at a vehicle check point in Dili.
1663238477882.png
 
Black Hawk helicopters fly over Comoro air field as smoke plumes rise into the air from Dili, Timor-Leste, during Operation Astute
1663238639021.png


An Australian Army Unimog truck is unloaded from An Australian Army Landing Craft Medium (LCM8) during a beach landing in the Comoro district of Timor-Leste
1663238700406.png

1663238679123.png


An Australian Army Landrover mobile repair vehicle is unloaded from HMAS BALIKPAPAN during a beach landing in the Comoro district
1663238809884.png


Black Hawk helicopter approaches HMAS Manoora for a landing on her flight deck while the statue of Jesus watches over the city of Dili, Timor-Leste, during Operation Astute
1663238790364.png
 
A UN Mi-8 helicopter departs from Wallaby Landing Pad, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Moleana, Timor Leste.
1663238862533.png
 
A member of the Australian Federal Police Operations Response Team (ORT) assists Private Scott Wellings in crowd control outside the Dili Port.
1663238954336.png
 
A Medical Perentie Land Rover is craned over to HMAS Balikpapan from HMAS Tobruk to be ferried to Dili, Timor-Leste, during Operation Astute
1663238999274.png


A LCM8 (Landing Craft Mechanised 8tonne) experiences choppy seas as it makes an approach for a stern door marriage to HMAS Tobruk off the coast of Dili
1663239040611.png


A LCM8 (Landing Craft Mechanised 8tonne) conducts a stern door marriage with HMAS Tobruk as it loads a Unimog truck to take ashore to Dili,
1663239073837.png
 

Similar threads

Back
Top