Australia, Canada join missile defense exercises, bringing together five Pacific air-defense navies

By Jason Sherman / August 16, 2022 at 4:14 PM
For the first time, Australia and Canada participated in a multinational missile defense exercise with the United States, Japan and South Korea, a significant expansion of efforts to build advanced interoperability among five nations that, in theory, could lock arms in response to a Pacific crisis. In an Aug. 16 press release, U.S. Navy Third Fleet revealed the role of Australia and Canada in Pacific Dragon 22, which took place at the Pacific Missile Range Facility Barking Sands and off...

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