US, Australia Begin ‘Largest-Ever’ Bilateral Drill

At a time when China’s ramping up Indo-Pacific aggression, the U.S. and Australia are kicking off a record-setting military exercise.

Involving nearly a dozen other nations and more than 30,000 troops and something that also appeared on the waters of the Australian Coral Sea: a Chinese surveillance vessel.


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