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    Australian outback accommodates battalion-size, live-fire training

    Australian outback accommodates battalion-size, live-fire training

    BRADSHAW FIELD TRAINING AREA, NT, AUSTRALIA

    09.04.2013

    Audio by Sgt. Jonathan Wright 

    31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

    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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    Date Taken: 09.04.2013
    Date Posted: 09.04.2013 10:49
    Category: Newscasts
    Audio ID: 34225
    Filename: 1309/DOD_100902766.mp3
    Length: 00:01:06
    Location: BRADSHAW FIELD TRAINING AREA, NT, AU
    Hometown: ST. JOSEPH, IL, US

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