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Dock loaders from the port of Gladstone unload Australian 155mm artillery pieces from the SCANSCOT Shipping Services Deutschland, a German cargo ship, "Scan Atlantic." The ship carries several artillery pieces, Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs) and M113 Armor Personnel Carrier in support of TANDEM THRUST. Exercise TANDEM THRUST is a combined United States and Australian military training exercise. This biannual exercise is being held in the vicinity of Shoalwater Bay training area, Queensland, Australia. More than 27,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines are participating, with Canadian units taking part as opposing forces. The purpose of Exercise TANDEM THRUST is to train for crisis...

Dock loaders from the port of Gladstone unload Australian 155mm artillery pieces from the SCANSCOT Shipping Services Deutschland, a German cargo ship, "Scan Atlantic." The ship carries several artillery pieces, Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs) and M113 Armor Personnel Carrier in support of TANDEM THRUST. Exercise TANDEM THRUST is a combined United States and Australian military training exercise. This biannual exercise is being held in the vicinity of Shoalwater Bay training area, Queensland, Australia. More than 27,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines are participating, with Canadian units taking part as opposing forces. The purpose of Exercise TANDEM THRUST is to train for crisis...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: Dock loaders from the port of Gladstone unload Australian 155mm artillery pieces from the SCANSCOT Shipping Services Deutschland, a German cargo ship, "Scan Atlantic." The ship carries several artillery pieces, Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs) and M113 Armor Personnel Carrier in support of TANDEM THRUST. Exercise TANDEM THRUST is a combined United States and Australian military training exercise. This biannual exercise is being held in the vicinity of Shoalwater Bay training area, Queensland, Australia. More than 27,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines are participating, with Canadian units taking part as opposing forces. The purpose of Exercise TANDEM THRUST is to train for crisis action planning and execution of contingency response operations.

Subject Operation/Series: TANDEM THRUST 2001

Base: Gladstone Port

State: Queensland

Country: Australia (AUS)

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Wayne A. Clark, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

01/05/2001
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The U.S. National Archives
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