MRF-D Conducts Air Assault Training with Aussies

05/09/2014: MRF-D conducts air assault training with Aussie forces, including with Tiger Helicopter in fire support role.

 

Credit: MRF-D:5/8/14

  • In the first photo, an CH-53E Helicopter takes off during a training exercise aboard Mount Bundey Training Area, May 8, 2014. The exercise was a joint assault on a ground target using both CH-53E Super Stallion helicopers and an AHR Tiger. The rotational deployment in Darwin enables Marines to more effectively train, exercise, and operate with Australian partners, enhancing regional security and building the capacity to respond more rapidly to natural disasters and crisis throughout the region.
  • In the second photo, an Australian AHR Tiger conducts a fire mission aboard Mount Bundey Training Area, May 8, 2014.
  • In the third photo, Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Darwin participate in a bilateral exercise aboard Mount Bundey Training Area, May 8, 2014.
  • In the final photo, Lance Cpl. Logan Carey, radio operator, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force –Darwin, calls in an air strike during a training exercise aboard Mount Bundey Training Area, May 8, 2014.   

 

 

 

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