Exercise Dugong 2015

Able Seaman Clearance Diver Lachlan Flannery waits as his diving helmet is secured in preparation for diving operations during Exercise Dugong 2015 in Hobart, Tasmania. *** Local Caption *** Exercise DUGONG 15, the Royal Australia Navy’s primary Mine Warfare and Clearance training activity, was held in waters around Hobart 5-16 October 2015. The mine countermeasures tactical training exercise brings key coalition forces together in a combined environment to prepare them for mine countermeasures and diving operations. Personnel from the Navies of Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and New Zealand took part with observers from the Swedish and…

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