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HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Melbourne dock at Vuna Wharf this morning

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa ,13/06/2018

Two naval ships of the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Melbourne docked at the Vuna wharf this morning.

This is part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2018 – program which is a major regional engagement activity.

Over 700 members from the Australian Defence Force are on board the ships, and they will be in Nuku’alofa until Friday.

While in town, they will be working with His Majesty’s Armed Forces to reinforce their abilities to operate together.

Indo Pacific Endeavour 2018 is one of the Australian Defence Force’s most significant activities each year and is focused on building existing joint capability through bilateral training and engagement with regional partners.

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