Exercise Cope North end of exercise
Exercise Cope North end of exercise (3.16 mins)
MORE than 460 Royal Australian Air Force personnel have returned to Australia after participating in the ninth iteration of Exercise Cope North at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Exercise was held from 18 February to 8 March 2019 and included participants from Australia, Japan and the United States. The Royal Australian Air Force deployed 14 aircraft to focus on interoperability with United States and Japanese counterparts. Eleven F/A-18A/B Classic Hornets, an E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft, a C-27J Spartan, a KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport, a Combat Support Element and an Aeromedical Evacuation team were deployed and integrated with Japanese and United States counterparts. Training programs on Exercise Cope North provided our personnel with invaluable opportunities to integrate with regional partners and maintains the relationship between Australia, Japan and the United States for peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.
|Publish Date||11 Mar 2019|