HMAS Choules embarks on enhanced engagement with the Pacific

HMAS Choules has deployed on a month-long activity for maritime and land training with Australian regional partners in the Southwest Pacific.

HMAS Choules, an amphibious landing ship, departed Townsville on 19 February bound for Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, where Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel will undertake an extensive program of bilateral training with regional militaries and other government agencies.