Australia, Korea Join in Ex Haedoli Wallaby

After meeting in Busan, South Korea, Australian Navy’s vessels Stuart and Arunta took part in bilateral Exercise Haedoli Wallaby with four warships of the Republic of Korea Navy.

The ships were joined by a AP-3C Orion aircraft from the Royal Australian Air Force’s 92 Wing in Edinburgh, South Australia, for the exercise.

Republic of Korea ships Jeon Buk (Incheon class frigate), Chung Nam (Ulfan class frigate) and Sung Nam (Pohang class corvette) along with submarine Choe Mu Sun and multiple aircraft participated in the drills.

Exercise planner Lieutenant Commander Jennifer Parker said that the activity was one of a number of engagements for the frigates across current deployments.

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Image: Australian Navy