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The Australian Defence Force purchased land in the Northern Territory’s Bradshaw Field Training Area from its Aboriginal owners in 1996 for use as a large, live-fire training range. To prove its effectiveness for a battalion-sized force, Marines and Sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, Marines of Marine Rotational Force - Darwin and soldiers of 5th Royal Australian Regiment trained as a force of nearly 1,000 troops conducting simultaneous live-fire ranges and assaults.



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This work, Australian outback accommodates battalion-size, live-fire training, by Sgt Jonathan Wright, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.04.2013

Date Posted:09.04.2013

Category:Newscasts

Audio ID:34225

Length:00:01:06

Filename:1309/DOD_100902766.mp3

Location:BRADSHAW FIELD TRAINING AREA, NT, AU

Hometown:ST. JOSEPH, IL, US

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