Farewell Acknowledges Work of Pacific Family

A farewell ceremony at Tonga’s Vuna Wharf was held on March 16 to thank personnel from the Australian Defence Force (ADF), French Armed Forces in New Caledonia (FANC), and Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) who have been operating together from HMAS Canberra. HMAS Canberra departed the Kingdom of Tonga for Australia on March 18, marking the completion of her…

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HMNZS Te Kaha Exercises With French Navy Aircraft

During a surveillance flight of the French Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), a crew of the 25F detachment of the Armed Forces in New Caledonia (FANC) collaborated with the New Zealand frigate Te Kaha . During this anti-aircraft warfare exercise, aimed at training the frigate in New Zealand anti-missile defense, the Gardian maritime surveillance aircraft played the aggressors by simulating numerous…

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