Exercise PANDAROO commences in China

Australian Army members have travelled to China to take part in the annual bilateral adventure training Exercise PANDAROO, which begins on Hainan Island today.

First held in 2015, Exercise PANDAROO is an example of the constructive military engagement undertaken as part of Australia’s defence relationship with China.

This annual exercise will see Australian Army personnel working alongside their Chinese counterparts during a series of adventure training activities.

The exercise is designed to establish strong people-to-people links and mutual understanding at the junior officer, non-commission offer and soldier level.

The exercise will conclude on 20 October 2019.

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