OCEAN EXPLORER 2019 Showcases ASW Capability

March 2, 2019 – Anti-submarine warfare capabilities have been showcased during Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2019, which is underway in the West Australian Exercise Area. As part of OCEAN EXPLORER, a maritime task group transited from Sydney to Western Australia to join up with Royal Australian Air Force maritime patrol aircraft in order to locate and prosecute potential submarine threats. During the transit, simulated adversarial submarines were identified and located by a Royal Australian Air Force P-8A Poseidon aircraft partnering with Navy MH-60R ‘Romeo’ maritime combat helicopters from HMA Ships Canberra…

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