Australia’s newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element, commanded by the
Amphibious Task Group Headquarters and comprising HMAS Canberra, Air Force assets
and supported by the Army’s 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and other Army
units, has been conducting Exercise Sea Explorer, which is the second of the ‘Sea Series’
The focus of the exercises is on training and assessing the Amphibious Ready Element in a
permissive environment scenario which is currently taking place in waters off the North
Queensland coast from August through to October.