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I.Ae. 25 Mañque

The I.Ae. 25 Mañque was an Argentine assault troop/cargo glider designed at the Instituto Aerotecnico de Cordoba. The prototype was finished on 11 August 1945, flying only once before it was cancelled. Its structure was constructed with Argentine ...

                                               

Nahuel DL 43

The "Nahuel" DL 43 tank was a medium tank developed in Argentina during World War II. It was the Argentine equivalent of the M4 Sherman and the M3 Grant American medium tanks.

                                               

5th Naval Infantry Battalion (Argentina)

Today BIM-5, together with the 4th Marine Infantry Battalion BIM-4, is based at Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego Province as part of the Argentine Navys Fuerza de Infanteria de Marina Austral Southern Marine Corps Force, FAIA, formerly Fuerza de Infa ...

                                               

2da Escuadrilla Aeronaval de Caza y Ataque

The 2da Escuadrilla Aeronaval de Caza y Ataque is the main strike unit of the Argentine Naval Aviation, the air branch of the Argentine Navy.

                                               

G101-class torpedo boat

The G101 class was a class of four large torpedo boats that were ordered for the Argentine Navy from the German shipyard Germaniawerft in 1912. They were still building on the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914 when they were seized o ...

                                               

Francisco Domingo Diaz

Francisco Domingo Diaz Oro was a colonel in the army of the Argentinian Confederation. He fought at the Battle of Angaco and was twice governor of San Juan Province, Argentina. He was a member of the Federalist Party but his administration was la ...

                                               

Nicolas Vega

Nicolas Vega was an Argentine soldier who fought as a General on the Unitarian side in the Argentine Civil Wars. He is known for his defeat at the Battle of Niquivil, although later he was Governor of San Juan Province.

                                               

K-3 (rifle)

The K-3 is an Armenian bullpup assault rifle chambered for 5.45×39mm ammunition with a selective fire system, selecting between semi-automatic mode, burst mode, and full automatic fire mode. Little is known about the production and variants of th ...

                                               

VAHAN (firearm)

The VAHAN is an assault rifle of Soviet/Armenian origin and was designed by Engineer and Firearms Designer Vahan S. Manasian. It can be fitted with a GP-30 grenade launcher, bayonet and scope. The weapon dates back to 1952 as the MBC-2 when Manas ...

                                               

Constitution Act Amendment Act 1901

The Constitution Act Amendment Act 1901, No. 779 of 1901, long title An Act to amend the Constitution ", was an act which amended the Constitution of South Australia. Its effect was to reduce the size of the Parliament of South Australia followin ...

                                               

Electoral Districts Act 1872

The Electoral Districts Act 1872 was an act of the Government of South Australia. It increased the size of the House of Assembly to 46 members and defined the boundaries of the districts which elected them. It repealed sections 3 and 4 of the Ele ...

                                               

Northern Territory Aboriginals Act 1910

The Northern Territory Aboriginals Act 1910 was an Act of the South Australian parliament, but not assented to until 7 December 1919. In the meantime, on 1 January 1911, the Northern Territory was transferred from South Australia to federal contr ...

                                               

Wendy Harris (lawyer)

Wendy Anne Harris QC is an Australian barrister, President of the Victorian Bar and past President of the Commercial Bar Association of Victoria. She is a commercial barrister and Queen’s Counsel specialising in complex disputes, transactional ad ...

                                               

Robertson Barracks

Robertson Barracks is a major Australian Army base located in the Northern Territory of Australia within the suburb of Holtze in the Municipality of Litchfield about 15 kilometres east of the Darwin city centre. The barracks was built during the ...

                                               

Australian Army Land Warfare Centre, Western Australia

The Land Warfare Centre WA in Fremantle, Western Australia was a training centre element of the Land Warfare Centre headquartered in Canungra Queensland Australian Army based at Leeuwin Barracks to meet the needs of combat training. Having previo ...

                                               

Bradshaw Field Training Area

The Bradshaw Field Training Area is a large area in the Northern Territory used for training by the Australian Army as well as an Australia-US Joint Combined Training Centre. The training area is a former cattle station, Bradshaw Station, which w ...

                                               

Oakleigh Barracks

Oakleigh Barracks is located in the suburb of Oakleigh South. It is situated on North Road, close to Huntingdale Railway Station. The Address Is 1318 North Road, Oakleigh South Vic, 3167 Currently the following units departments: 22nd constructio ...

                                               

Z Experimental Station

The Z Experimental Station, Cairns was set up in July 1942, jointly by Secret Intelligence Australia and the Inter-Allied Services Department. The building chosen to be the headquarters was known as "Fairview", and it had been the home of Richard ...

                                               

List of guns and mortars used by the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery

The following is a list of guns and mortars used by the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery since its formation in 1901. The corps is currently undergoing a period of change, acquiring a new light air-portable 155 mm guns, precision guided mun ...

                                               

Air Board (Australia)

The Air Board, also known as the Administrative Air Board, or the Air Board of Administration, was the controlling body of the Royal Australian Air Force from 1921 to 1976. It was composed of senior RAAF officers as well as some civilian members, ...

                                               

Shoal Bay Receiving Station

Shoal Bay Receiving Station is a signals intelligence-gathering facility in the Northern Territory of Australia located on the shores of Shoal Bay about 19 kilometres north-east of the Darwin CDB. The site is managed by the Australian Signals Dir ...

                                               

16th Minesweeping Squadron (Australia)

The 16th Minesweeping Squadron was a Royal Australian Navy minesweeping squadron. It was formed with the purchase of six Ton class minesweepers from the Royal Navy in 1962. On may 19, 1964, the squadron was sent to Singapore as part of the commit ...

                                               

20th Minesweeping Flotilla (Australia)

The 20th Minesweeping Flotilla was a Royal Australian Navy minesweeping flotilla that operated during World War II. Formed on 9 December 1939 and styled in the naming convention for minesweeping flotilla names used by the Royal Navy, the flotilla ...

                                               

24th Minesweeping Flotilla (Australia)

The 24th Minesweeping Flotilla was a minesweeping flotilla of the Royal Australian Navy. It was based at Darwin, Northern Territory during the Second World War and consisted of HMAS Deloraine, Katoomba, Lithgow and later Armidale.

                                               

Marine Rotational Force – Darwin

Marine Rotational Force-Darwin is a United States Marine Corps Marine Air-Ground Task Force based at Matilda Lines at Robertson Barracks and at RAAF Base Darwin. On 16 November 2011 Prime Minister Julia Gillard and US President Barack Obama annou ...

                                               

Ikara (missile)

The Ikara missile was an Australian ship-launched anti-submarine missile, named after an Australian Aboriginal word for "throwing stick". It launched an acoustic torpedo to a range of 10 nautical miles, allowing fast-reaction attacks against subm ...

                                               

Caldwell machine gun

The Caldwell machine gun was designed by Thomas F. Caldwell of Melbourne, who moved to the United Kingdom to bring his invention to the notice of British Army authorities. The weapon was in appearance similar to the Maxim gun, but came with two b ...

                                               

Historical weaponry of the Australian Army

Since the formation of the Australian Army on 1 March 1901, it has used a variety of weaponry and equipment, sourced mainly from British, American and less frequently, other European manufacturers, but also weapons and equipment produced by local ...

                                               

Omark Model 44

The Omark Model 44 is a bolt action single shot target rifle made in Australia. First released in 1968 as the Sportco Model 44 produced in Sportcos Adelaide factory, production was taken over by Omark in the 1970s, then by MAB Engineering in Bris ...

                                               

Anzac Highway, Adelaide

The Anzac Highway is an 8.7-kilometre-long main arterial road heading southwest from the city of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, to the beachside suburb of Glenelg. Initially Bay road, which remains an informal synonym, it mostly follow ...

                                               

Camp Cable

Camp Cable, Australia was a World War II army training base near Logan Village, Queensland, Australia. The base was first known as camp Tamborine but renamed in honour of Sergeant Gerald O. cable. Built in 1942 for the army of the US Armed forces ...

                                               

Hay Internment and POW camps

The Hay Internment and POW camps at Hay, New South Wales, Australia were established during World War II as prisoner-of-war and internment centres, due in no small measure to the isolated location of the town. Three high-security camps were const ...

                                               

Katarapko Wood Camp

Katarapko Wood Camp was a World War II prisoner of war camp, located on Katarapko Island, on the River Murray near Loxton, in South Australias Riverland. It was officially part of the Loveday POW Camp complex, and housed Italian prisoners of war, ...

                                               

Loveday Camp 9

Camp 9 was one of three main prisoner of war and internee camps, located at Loveday, in South Australias Riverland, approximately 8 kilometres from Barmera. This camp could hold up to 1000 people, detaining Italian civilian internees, and later I ...

                                               

Loveday Camp 10

Camp 10 was one of three main prisoner of war and internee camps, located at Loveday during World War II, in South Australias Riverland, approximately 12 kilometres from Renmark. This camp could hold up to 1000 people and also held the camp headq ...

                                               

Loveday Camp 14

Camp 14 was one of three main prisoner of war and internee camps, located at Loveday, in South Australias Riverland, approximately 30 kilometres from Renmark. This camp was divided into four compounds and held Axis prisoners from various location ...

                                               

Woolenook Wood Camp

Woolenook Wood Camp was a World War II internment and prisoner of war camp in the Australian state of South Australia located in Loveday along the River Murray, in the states Riverland. It was officially part of the Loveday POW Camp complex, and ...

                                               

1st Australian Logistic Support Group

The 1st Australian Logistic Support Group was a ground support unit of the Australian Army during the Vietnam War located at Vung Tau. 1 ALSG commanded logistic support units to all Australian forces in South Vietnam and was composed of engineer, ...

                                               

Sydney Fancourt McDonald

Sydney Fancourt McDonald was an Australian physician and military doctor. He was the first paediatrician within the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Queensland.

                                               

Wallach brothers

The Wallach brothers were a family of eight boys born to Henry and Mary Wallach of Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia toward the end of the 19th century. Six of the brothers all saw active service in World War I. The fourth and eighth brothers, Cla ...

                                               

Headquarters Joint Operations Command (Australia)

The Australian Headquarters Joint Operations Command is the Australian Defence Forces operational level headquarters responsible for the command and control of ADF operations worldwide. It was formed from "Headquarters Australian Theatre" in 2004 ...

                                               

RAAF Air Command

Air Command is the operational arm of the Royal Australian Air Force. It is headed by the Air Commander Australia, whose role is to manage and command the RAAFs Force Element Groups, which contain the operational capability of the Air Force. Head ...

                                               

Special forces of Australia

The special forces of the Australian Defence Force are units of Special Operations Command and associated units of the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Australian Air Force that conduct and or support special operations to advance and protect ...

                                               

Special Service Unit No. 1

Special Services Unit No. 1 was a short lived special forces unit during World War II. A combined operations unit, it included both US and Australian personnel. SSU 1 undertook amphibious reconnaissance missions, to gather intelligence about prop ...

                                               

Australian armoured units of World War II

Armoured units made a relatively small, but important, contribution to Australia’s war effort during World War II. While Australia formed three armoured divisions and two independent armoured brigades during the war, Australian armoured units onl ...

                                               

Chaforce

Chaforce was an ad hoc Australian infantry force formed during the Kokoda Track Campaign of the Pacific War, World War II. It was nominally of battalion size but consisting of only three rifle companies and a headquarters element, it was therefor ...

                                               

The Rats of Tobruk

The Rats of Tobruk were soldiers of the mainly Australian garrison that held the Libyan port of Tobruk against the Afrika Corps, during and after the Siege of Tobruk in World War II. The siege started on 10 April 1941 and was relieved on 10 Decem ...

                                               

Bronzewing-class harbour tug

The Bronzewing -class harbour tug was a class of four tugs constructed for the Royal Australian Navy. HTS 503. (ХТС 503) Mollymawk HTS 504. (Mollymawk ВТСП 504) Currawong HTS 502. (Currawong ВТСП 502) Bronzewing HTS 501. (Bronzewing ВТСП 501) CTS ...

                                               

Fish-class torpedo recovery vessel

The class was ordered in 1969 as replacements for World War II-era torpedo recovery vessels. The vessels had a displacement at full load of the 94 long tons 96 tons, with a length of 26.8 M 88 m, width 6.1 m 20 feet and a draught of 1.1 meters 3 ...

                                               

HMAS Limicola

HMAS Limicola was a small ship of the Royal Australian Navy during World War 2, serving as an Anti-submarine indicator loop repair ship. Limicola was a" ship taken up from trade” during the War. He served at least until 1952, when, in October of ...