Australia and US Forces complete Exercise Koolendong in the Northern Territory

Australian Army soldiers and US Marines from the Marine Rotational Force – Darwin (MRF‑D) have completed a live-fire, high-end warfighting exercise in the Northern Territory.

Exercise Koolendong was conducted at Mount Bundey Training Area from 21 to 29 August to enhance readiness, increase interoperability and strengthen regional partnerships.

Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the annual, bilateral exercise demonstrates the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and US’ commitment to promoting common security interests in the Indo-Pacific.