Papua New Guinea’s bid for Australian military hardware

PORT MORESBY,30 OCTOBER 2018 (THE AUSTRALIAN)— Papua New Guinea has asked Australia to provide aircraft, pilot training and army vehicles to re­juvenate its depleted armed forces, urging Canberra to set aside memories of the Bougainville ­crisis when Australian-supplied helicopters were used as “gunships” against separatist forces. As negotiations continue for the establishment of a new […]

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