BLUFExercise Pitch Black is a biennial three-week multi-national large force employment exercise mainly conducted in and over the Northern Territory.
This article on the Australian Air Force website makes the following points:
- The RAAF's main international engagement exercise.
- Wide range of partner and allied nations to foster regional security and closer Indo- Pacific ties.
- Range of realistic, simulated threats to improve force integration.
- Involves 2500 personnel and up to 100 aircraft.
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References from the Web:
- AUG 2022 Indian Air Force Reaches Australia With 4 Sukhois For Pitch Black Exercise-NDTV
- AUG 2022 Korean Air Force participates in Pitch Black drill in Australia- Korea JoongAng Daily
- AUG 2022 Singapore Participates in Multilateral Air Combat Exercise in Australia-MinDef Singapore
Source Information: Air Force
- Article Source: https://www.airforce.gov.au/
- Media Check: About Us- Air Force
- LEARNING OUTCOMES—RUNWAY | The Runway (airforce.gov.au)