Exercise Malabar 2023

Exercise Malabar

Exercise Malabar is an important Indo-Pacific military exercise that seeks to deepen interoperability between participating regional partners. This year marks the 27th iteration of the Malabar series and will be held in the Sydney and across Australia’s east from 10 to 21 August 2023.

Royal Australian Navy Ships HMAS Brisbane and HMAS Choules are participating in the exercise, with Navy MH60R helicopters and Royal Australian Air Force F-35A Lightning II, Hawk 127 and P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

They will join partner nations in high-end training including air defence and anti-submarine exercises, aviation, communications and replenishment at sea between ships.



10 August 2023, 12:00 am
– 21 August 2023, 12:00 pm


Eastern Australian
New South Wales