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As Australia’s relationship with China becomes increasingly tense, a new development in the Aussie outback seeks to strengthen ties with our US allies.
Details and photos of the much anticipated $747m army base expansion planned for the Northern Territory have been released to the public.
The new development will help the Australian Defence Force and United States house and train troops on Aussie land.
The project, which spans four locations over 580km across the top end, comes in the wake of increasing global tensions between Australia, the US and China.
The four new military sites will be located at Robertson Barracks, Kangaroo Flats, Mount Bundey and Bradshaw Field.
THE Territory could be considered to host new military exercises with Australian and US troops, given its current relationship with the ally and multimillion-dollar defence upgrades announced earlier this year.
Australia and the US are in discussions about plans for new exercises in Australia, including joint training with American army soldiers.
The proposed exercises would be modelled on Darwin’s annual Marine Rotational Force and would use a variety of military training areas, according to The Australian.
It is not known yet what training areas are of interest but the Northern Territory is a likely candidate given its long history with the US.
Queensland is another candidate.
Australia and the US are in talks to deepen their military co-operation, with plans for new exercises on Australian soil including joint training with American army soldiers.
The proposed exercises with the US army would be modelled on the annual rotation of Marines through Darwin, and use a variety of military training areas including those in Queensland.
The Morrison and Biden administrations are also in the midst of delicate negotiations to build guided missiles in Australia using top-secret US technology, and store US weapons and equipment at Top End bases.