Australia And The US Ready To Respond In The Indo-Pacific Region

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the United States (US) Marine Rotational Force-Darwin (MRF-D) completed training on Friday 25 August 2017, as part of exercise CROCODILE STRIKE, at the remote South Goulburn Island, in the Arafura Sea off the coast of the Northern Territory.
Under the US Force Posture Initiatives, this training developed combined humanitarian assistance, disaster relief capability, and enhanced interoperability between Australia and the US.