List of military operations involving Australia

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This is an incomplete List of Australian military operations.

Operation Non-
combat
From To Where What Notes
Operation Southern Indian Ocean N 2014 Search for MH370 [1]
Operation Okra 2014 Iraq [2][3]
Operation Hawick 2014 The Hague and Ukraine [3]
Operation Accordion 1 July 2014 Middle East [4][5]
Operation Manitou 1 July 2014 Middle East - Maritime [4][6]
Operation Philippines Assist 2013 Philippines [3]
Operation Dirk 1 September 1997 31 October 1997 "Border Protection" [7]
Operation Gemsbok 29 August 2003 3 October 2003 "Border Protection" [7]
Operation Mistral (Border protection) 1 August 1998 30 June 2006 "Border Protection" [7]
Operation Stanhope 3 February 1998 6 March 1998 "Border Protection" [7]
Operation Teebone 1 March 2001 31 March 2001 "Border Protection" [7]
Operation Sutton (Border protection) 25 January 2002 19 February 2002 "Border Protection" [7]
Operation Faber 19 June 1999 15 September 1999 East Timor UNAMET [8]
Operation Concord 16 June 1999 24 September 1999 East Timor UNAMET INTERFET
Operation Warden 16 September 1999 10 April 2000 East Timor INTERFET
Operation Gateway 1 February 1981 current operation Indian Ocean and South East Asia Maritime Surveillance
Operation Stabilise 16 September 1999 23 February 2000 East Timor INTERFET
Operation Tanager 20 February 2000 19 May 2002 East Timor UNTAET
Operation Citadel (East Timor) 20 May 2002 17 August 2003 East Timor UNMISET [9]
Operation Slipper 11 October 2001 5 December 2002 Afghanistan ICAT
Operation Slipper 1 January 2009 31 December 2014 Afghanistan ICAT
Operation Palate 18 April 2003 4 July 2004 Afghanistan UNAMA
Operation Palate II 27 June 2005 current operation Afghanistan UNAMA
Operation Jural 30 June 1991 12 January 2003 Iraq
Operation Provide Comfort N 11 August 1991 15 December 1996 Iraq
Operation Bolton 31 August 1992 12 January 2003 Iraq
Operation Southern Watch 31 August 1992 12 January 2003 Iraq
Operation Northern Watch 1 January 1997 12 January 2003 Iraq
Operation Falconer 18 March 2003 22 July 2003 Iraq
Operation Catalyst 16 July 2003 31 July 2009 Iraq
Operation Riverbank 21 July 2008 25 November 2013 Iraq UNAMI [10]
Operation Kruger 1 January 2009 31 July 2011 Iraq [11]
Operation Damask N 13 January 1993 19 January 1993 Kuwait
Operation Tamar 25 July 1994 8 March 1996 Rwanda
Operation Husky (Sierra Leone) 15 January 2001 28 February 2003 Sierra Leone
Operation Solace N 10 January 1993 21 May 1993 Somalia UNOSOM I
Operation Solace N 1 May 1993 28 March 1995 Somalia UNOSOM II
Operation Crown 25 June 1965 31 August 1968 Thailand
Operation Gold (Australia) N Sydney 2000 Olympics
Operation Helpem Fren N 2003 Solomon Islands RAMSI
Operation Anode N 2003 Solomon Islands RAMSI
Operation Morris Dance N May 1987 May 1987 Fiji
Operation Sumatra Assist N 2004 Indonesia Disaster relief
Operation Astute N 25 May 2006 East Timor
Operation Vic Fire Assist N February 2009 14 March 2009 Victoria The relief effort following
the Black Saturday bushfires
Operation Mazurka N 1981 Sinai Peninsula MFO
Operation Paladin N 1956 Jerusalem UNTSO
Operation Resolute N 17 July 2006 ongoing "Border Protection" [7][12]
Operation Relex N 3 September 2001 13 March 2006 "Border Protection" [7]
Operation Tower N 25 August 2006 31 December 2012 East Timor UNMIT [13]
Operation Aslan 23 September 2011 South Sudan UNMISS [14]
Operation Azure N 24 March 2005 2011 Sudan UNMIS [15]
Operation Hedgerow N 2011 Sudan
Operation Yasi Assist N 2 February 2011 14 February 2011 FNQ Cyclone relief
Operation Queensland Flood Assist N 2011 Queensland
Operation Christchurch Assist N 2011 Christchurch
Operation Pacific Assist N 2011
Operation Haiti Assist N 2010 Haiti
Operation Pakistan Assist II N 2010 Pakistan
Operation Samoa Assist N 2009
Operation Outreach N 2009
Operation Padang Assist N 2009 Indonesia
Operation Testament N 2008 Sydney World Youth Day 08 (WYD08) [16]
Operation Kiribati Assist N 2008
Operation PNG Assist N 2008
Operation Deluge 2007 Sydney APEC 2007 [17]
Operation Acolyte N 2006 Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games [18]
Operation Ramp N 2006 Lebanon Lebanon evacuation [19]
Operation Pakistan Assist N 2006
Operation Relex II N 14 March 2002 16 July 2006 North-West Australia Coastwatch [7][20]
Operation Celesta 1 August 2001 31 July 2006 Coastwatch [7][21]
Operation Cranberry 1 August 1997 16 July 2006 Northern Australia Northerm Coastwatch [7][22]
Operation Sumatra Assist N 2005 Indonesia [23]
Operation Bel Isi N 20 November 1997 26 August 2003 Bougainville
Operation Osier 25 January 1997 Balkans
Operation Spitfire 6 September 1999 19 September 1999 East Timor Evacuation [8]
Operation Spire 20 May 2004 11 May 2006 East Timor
Operation Chiron 20 May 2005 11 May 2006 Timor Leste UNOTIL
Operation Pomelo 15 January 2001 Ethiopia and Eritrea UNMEE
Operation Habitat N 1 May 1991 30 June 1991 Iraq
Operation Blazer 1 May 1991 30 June 1998 Iraq
Operation Pollard 15 February 1998 30 June 1998 Iraq
Operation Cendarawasih 1976 1981 Irian Jaya Survey Operations
Operation Coracle 12 July 1994 31 March 2002 Mozambique
Operation Trek 4 November 2000 15 March 2002 Solomon Islands
Operation Gading 6 May 1975 22 August 1975 Indonesia
Operation Quickstep N 31 October 2006 22 December 2006 Fiji
Operation Claret July 1964 July 1966 Borneo
Operation Anaconda 2 March 2002 16 March 2002 Afghanistan
Operation Perth July 2006 Afghanistan
Operation Eagle's Summit 27 August 2008 5 September 2008 Afghanistan
Operation Jacana April 2002 July 2002 Afghanistan
Operation Mountain Thrust 15 May 2006 31 July 2006 Afghanistan
Operation Blowdown N
Operation Navy Help Darwin N

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Operation Southern Indian Ocean". www.defence.gov.au. 
  2. ^ "Operation Okra". www.defence.gov.au. 
  3. ^ a b c "1st Division - Australian Army". Who We Are. Australian Army. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  4. ^ a b His Excellency the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia (4 September 2014). "Australian Operational Service Medal (Greater Middle East Operation) - Instrument 2014" (PDF). www.defence.gov.au. 
  5. ^ "Op Accordion". www.defence.gov.au. 
  6. ^ "Op Manitou". www.defence.gov.au. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Quentin Bryce (18 July 2012). "Declaration Under the Australian Operational Service Medal regulation 2012" (PDF). Australian Department of Defence. Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved 18 November 2012.  External link in |work= (help)
  8. ^ a b "ADF: past operations in Timor-Leste (East Timor)". Nautilus Institute. 
  9. ^ "Operation Citadel". Nautilus Institute. 
  10. ^ http://news.defence.gov.au/2013/11/26/australian-contribution-to-united-nations-assistance-mission-in-iraq-concludes/
  11. ^ http://www.defence.gov.au/op/iraq_opkruger/
  12. ^ Op Resolute, www.defence.gov.au
  13. ^ Op Tower, www.defence.gov.au
  14. ^ http://www.defence.gov.au/op/southsudan/index.htm
  15. ^ Op Azure, www.defence.gov.au
  16. ^ Op Testament, www.defence.gov.au
  17. ^ Op Deluge, www.defence.gov.au
  18. ^ Op Acolyte, www.defence.gov.au
  19. ^ Op Ramp, www.defence.gov.au
  20. ^ Op Relex II, www.defence.gov.au
  21. ^ Op Celesta, www.defence.gov.au
  22. ^ Op Cranberry, www.defence.gov.au
  23. ^ Op Sumatra Assist, www.defence.gov.au

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