A&NZD Back Issue No: 82 June 2013
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Special Operations Task Group troops conduct rehearsals at MNB Tarin Kowt prior to operations with the Provincial Response Company Uruzgan.
HMAS Toowoombas Enhanced Boarding Party including Clearance Divers from CDT1 and 4 in the Gulf of Aden.
US Army 101st Combat Aviation Brigade CH-47F Chinooks from Task Force Destiny in June 2010.
A 10FSB LCM8 Landing Craft from HMAS Kanimbla approaches a captured Iraqi covert mine layer in the Khawr Abd Allah in March 2003.
An F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter armed with AIM-9X WVRAAMs and GBU-31 JDAMs.

OP SLIPPER AFGHANISTAN

Australian operations in Uruzgan in the Afghan Spring and late Winter including the 7RAR Task Group, Special Operations Task Group and New Zealand Provincial Reconstruction Team withdrawal .........

MEAO MSO

HMAS Toowoomba operations with Combined Maritime Forces in the Middle East Area of Operations including Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin and Arabian Gulf. Conventional and Clearance Diver Boarding Teams.....

EASTERN SHAH WALI KOT

A&NZD examines the June 2010 Battle of Eastern Shah Wali Kot where Australian SAS and 2 Commando operators smashed a massive Taliban force and seized a vital insurgent headquarters and logistic area.......

KHAWR ABD ALLAH CLEARANCE

Part II in our 10th anniversary coverage of the invasion of Iraq, this issue we look at the RAN's involvement in the clearance of the Khawr Abd Allah into Umm Qasr port and the amphibious and air mobile assault on the Al Faw Peninsula ........

RAAF FUTURE COMBAT AIRCRAFT

The RAAF is investing in the Super Hornet with an extra 12 EA-18G Growlers to be acquired while additional orders of the F-35A have been frozen for at least two years ........

OTHER STORIES:
Australian Government set to buy 12 EA-18G Growlers, 1RAR tests the EF-88 rifle, New Zealand acquires ex RAN SH-2G Super Seasprites, HMAS Choules operational and future LHD Canberra construction advances, ASLAV-Surveillance vehicle enters service, G Wagon Light Surveillance Reconnaissance Vehicle, MRH-90 soon to enter service with Navy.

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