Operation Okra is the ADF's contribution to the international coalition (CJTF-OIR) against Daesh in Iraq and Syria, focusing on enhancing the capabilities of the Iraqi Security Forces.



  1. Despite Daesh's territorial defeat, they continue to pose a security threat. Australia remains committed to working in close collaboration with CJTF-OIR and the international community to counter the influence and activities of Daesh.
  2. Operation Okra had a significant impact in improving the capability of the Iraqi Security Forces, particularly in Taji. This successful enhancement of training was publicly acknowledged in June 2020, illustrating the operation's effective contribution to regional security.


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