Exercise Northern Shield & Current Issues in Defence

Exercise Northern Shield & Current Issues in Defence
By Natalie Sambhi and Reed Foster on 27 February 2017

Indo-Pacific | Security

Perth USAsia Research Fellow Natalie Sambhi and IHS Janes analyst Reed Foster discuss the future of military modernisation in Asia, particularly looking at Singapore, Vietnam and U.S. - Philippines relations. They also discuss their visit to Broome in September 2016 and explore the significance of Australian Defence Force Exercise Northern Shield; the ADF’s training activity where high-readiness forces rapidly deploy to remote locations in Australia to respond to a simulated security threat.