More than 3,500 Japanese and US personnel will conduct a bilateral and joint exercise showcasing their capabilities on the Japanese island of Hokkaido in August.
In response to North Korea's ballistic missile launch, two US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers joined their counterparts from South Korea and Japan for a patrol.
The US Missile Defense Agency conducted a successful missile defence test using the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.
The E-7A Wedgetail upgrade consists of "new and more advanced combat identification sensors, tactical data links, and communication and encryption systems". The value of the contract is A$583 million, with the work to be completed by mid-2022. The work will mainly be conducted at two Australian air bases: RAAF Amberley and RAAF Williamtown. Under AIR 5077 Phase 5A, Boeing Defence Australia...
The Australian Department of Defence has confirmed that its two Canberra class amphibious assault ships are operational.
The US Navy have conducted a ballistic missile interception test from a destroyer at sea off Hawaii, the result however was a failure.
The US Navy have spoken about the collision involving destroyer USS Fitzgerald.
"New Zealand may not have a large defence force but it consistently contributes what it can to defend our shared values of democracy and protect rule of law. Your contribution is always highly regarded and valued by the Alliance."