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Daily Defence Briefing On Iraq

This is the daily Defence Department briefing on the war in Iraq.

The briefing on Operation Falconer was given by Brigadier Mike Hannan. He announced that the Minister for Defence, Senator Robert Hill, had left fo rhte Middle East to meet with Australian troops. [Read more…]


Daily Defence Briefing: Operation Falconer

This is the daily Defence briefing on Operation Falconer.

The briefing is provided by Brigadier Mike Hannan. It deals with Australian operations in the Middle East and Iraq. [Read more…]


Daily Defence Briefing: Operation Falconer

This is the Defence Department’s daily briefing on Operation Falconer.

The briefing covers Australian operations in the Middle East and Iraq. It is given by Brigadier Mike Hannan. [Read more…]


Daily Defence Briefing On The War In Iraq

This is the daily Defence briefing on the progress of operations in Iraq and the Middle East.

The briefing on Operation Falconer is given by Brigadier Mike Hannan. [Read more…]


Iraq War: Daily Defence Briefing – Brigadier Mike Hannan

This is Brigadier Mike Hannan’s daily Defence Briefing on operations in the Middle East. [Read more…]


Iraq War: Daily Defence Briefing – Brigadier Mike Hannan

This is the daily Defence Briefing on operations in Iraq.

The briefing was given by Brigadier Mike Hannan.

  • Listen to Hannan (21m)

Transcript of Defence Briefing by Brigadier Mike Hannan.

BRIGADIER MIKE HANNAN: Good morning everyone, and welcome again to our regular update on operations in the Middle East.

Again I am happy to report that all our people engaged in operations in the Middle East have continued their missions over the past 24 hours without significant incident or loss, and they are all well. [Read more…]


Operation Falconer: Defence Department Daily Briefing

This is the transcript of the Daily Media Briefing conducted by the Australian Defence Force in Canberra.

The briefing on Australian operations in the Middle East was conducted by Brigadier Mike Hannan and Air Marshal Angus Houston.

  • Listen to the briefing (31m)

Transcript of Defence Force briefing.

BRIGADIER HANNAN:

Good morning everyone, and good morning to those of you watching this brief at home – welcome again to our regular update on our operations in the Middle East.

Before we start in detail, I would like to clarify two key points from yesterdays brief. Firstly, the HMAS ANZAC did not fire missiles whilst providing gunfire support, as detailed in some media reports. The ANZAC used its main armament, which is a 5″ Gun. [Read more…]