Australian & NZ Defender magazine No 103 September 2018
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AUSTRALIA: Pitch Black 2018 the RAAF's mega multinational air-Ex held in the Northern Territory. This year's Pitch Black was the largest iteration of the air-Ex to date with over 140 aircraft and 4000 personnel participating.
Future Frigates - details of the RAN's next generation Hunter class Future Frigates' Project Sea 5000.
AFGHANISTAN: Australian operations under Op Highroad have kicked into a higher gear as the NATO led Resolute Support Mission responds to the pressure of a revitalised two pronged insurgency led by the Islamist Taliban and the ultra extremist Islamic State in Khourisan (ISK).
HAWAII: RIMPAC 2018 the US Navy's mega sea warfare-Ex. This year the ADF deployed five warships, five nval helicpoters and a Clearance Diving/Mine Countermeasures element.
IRAQ & SYRIA: Australia and New Zealand are continuing their mission in Iraq helping to consolidate and build on the success against Islamic State.
WOLFSBERG: Anzacs & Americans - An excerpt from John Hunter Farrell's excellent factual historical novel on the Battle of Le Hamel and the fight to take back the Wolfsberg Ridge.
ADF & NZDF NEWS: RAAF Mq-4C Triton High Altitude Long Endurance UAV. RNZAF to acquire four P-8A Poseidon Multi Mission aircraft. RAAF Airborne Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance & Electronic Warfare aircraft. RAAF F-35A Lightning update. SOCOMD-A's HK-416 Carbine enters service. Army's BoxerCRVs to have the Rafael SPIKE LR II Anti Tank Guilded Missile. MAPS unmanned groudn vehicle trials. ADF funding development of a locally made Modular Shotgun System Attachment for integration on the EF-88/F-90.