Australian Defence Force Images

August 17th, 2010  

Topic: Australian Defence Force Images

It's been a long time since I've posted any pictures up so I figured why not get back into it. Once again, all photos and names are courtesy of the department of defence, so no OPSEC violations have occurred.

SASR Trooper Jason Brown. Killed In Action 14 August 2010 during a raid in Afghanistan. Who dares wins. Rest in peace digger.

A Joint Terminal Attack Controller from No. 4 Squadron RAAF Williamtown NSW, prepares to place a panel marker down while practicing marking Landing Zones at RAAF Base Darwin for Exercise Pitch Black 2010.

Private Toby Hering patrols through the green zone in the Deh Rawood region of southern Afghanistan.

A combined British and Australian gun crew with soldiers from 'A' Battery, 4 Field pose in Afghanistan

An Australian Soldier from the 2nd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment comes ashore in a combined Australian Army/USMC amphibious mechanised assault exercise in Kaneohe Bay

Members of 2 RAR and the USMC

An operator from AUSCDT (Team 4) fast ropes from a RAN Sea King

An Australian SF operator mentores an Afghan section in Urban Operations

Sergeant Cameron Wagstaff, 36, of Brisbane, checks his pack before moving off on a patrol in East Timor.

Australian Blackhawks fly in a combined force of Australian Army, New Zealand Army, USMC and Timorese Defence Force to conduct a raid on the abandoned Manatuto prison in Timor
August 17th, 2010  

Commando Private Tim Aplin from 2nd Commando Regiment killed in action in Afghanistan

Commando Private Scott Palmer from 2nd Commando Regiment killed in action in Afghanistan

Commando Private Ben Chuck from 2nd Commando Regiment killed in action in Afghanistan.

All three were killed when their helicopter crashed in Afghanistan on 21 June 2010.

Some weapons captured by Australian Special Forces during the Shah Wali Khot offensive in Afghanistan

An Australian SF patrol observes a valley during the Shah Wali Khot offensive

An Australian SF Operator takes a break in after the liberation of the town of Ghizab from the Taliban

An Australian SF operator in watches the trafic in the main town of Urazgan

Australian SF Operators wait to board aviation assets for a night raid

Abrams and M113 shake out for a battle run at Puckpunyal

Abrams from the 1st Armoured Regiment at Puckapunyal. Note the two distinct Australian paint schemes for the armoured vehicles.
August 17th, 2010  
A Can of Man
Great photos Nick.
Thank you.
August 17th, 2010  
Very good photos.
August 18th, 2010  

Private John Drake from the First Mentoring Task Force patrols the green zone of Sinha.

Private John Drake, Bombardier Glen Swain and Captain Paul Carter from the First Mentoring Task Force patrol through the green zone of Sinha.

Sergeant Major of SECDET, Warrant Officer Class 2 Socrates Lekatis (right) and Officer Commanding SECDET, Major Allan Hamley on the top of Carl Hall, the home of SECDET in Baghdad.

An Australian C-17 banks with a full payload of ASLAV's after taking off from Tarin Kowt in Afghanistan

Trooper Eamon Hale in the back of a unmarked Land Cruiser in Baghdad

A Paratrooper from 3 RAR fires his weapon during an exercise at Tully (gotta love Tully)

A Combat Training Centre Observer Trainer instructs a 3RAR Soldier on his jungle soldiering

A 3RAR Paratrooper enjoys the rain, and leeches, and mites, and cassowaries, and wait-a-while, and the rats, and the darkness, and more rain, and more rain.

Captain Julian Hohnen from the First Mentoring Task Force, patrols across the green zone in the village of Sajawul.

Corporal Daniel Luxford from the First Mentoring Task Force, pats some sheep away during a patrol in the village of Khuajem Ahmad.
August 18th, 2010  

Soldiers from NORFORCE patrol the vast waterways of the Northern Territory and Queensland for people smugglers, drug runners, refugees, illegal fishing vessels and gun smugglers.

A reservist Commando from 1st Commando Regiment in Afghanistan

1st Commando Regiment SF Patrol returns to Tarin Kot

A reservist commando from 1st Commando Regiment on his quad bike

Soldiers from the MTF enjoy a run at their FOB in Afghanistan

Australian SF medics on board a US Helicopter

An Australian soldier in the Afghan mountains

An Australian patrol at the halt in the Afghan winter

SF Members (either 1 or 2 Commando regiment or SASR) on patrol in Afghanistan

The Battalion Colours of 5/6 RVR are carried through Melbourne on ANZAC day 2010
August 18th, 2010  
A Can of Man
Rest in Peace to the fallen.

Great pictures again, thanks Nick.
The jungle warfare center looks like hell on earth!
August 18th, 2010  
French Guyane has to be its mirror image for training!!!
August 26th, 2010  
Originally Posted by Warwick
French Guyane has to be its mirror image for training!!!
What! Tully is lovely, it's paradise on earth. Don't go frightening all those who haven't been lucky enough to experience it yet
August 26th, 2010  
Yes Tully is a wonderful place!
Once again Nick great pictures

Similar Topics
New Australian Defence Force Pictures
Latest Australian Defence Force Images
Australian Defence Force Photos (New for March)
Chinese military aircraft present situation
Australian Defence Force Training Pics