Australia Overview Nations // Australia/New Zealand

OVERVIEW Australian defense concerns center on the nation's 22,816 miles (35,404 km) of coastline and surrounding waters, as well as maintaining peaceful and secure military, economic and political relationships with Indonesia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and other island nations of the South Pacific. Some projects over the last several decades enhanced Australia's regional defense capabilities. These include the completion of the Jindalee over-the-horizon radar network (JORN)...


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