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Chapter Two

15 current ADF operations and 19 that were ceased or completed met Government direction in 2003-04

39 ADF domestic and international exercises were completed successfully, but 24 were cancelled due primarily to the high operational tempo

Navy personnel conducted over 1,000 successful challenges and 400 compliant boardings in the Persian Gulf

The Air Force's C-130 Hercules aircraft deployed in the Middle East Area of Operations carried over 12 million pounds of cargo and 13,500 passengers

Defence spent over $70 million on defence cooperation activities with South East Asian and Pacific Island countries

Outcome Performance

Defence's achievements against seven outcomes are measured against the targets set by the Government for each of the supporting outputs.

Australian soldiers from the 2nd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment based in Townsville conduct a street patrol in Baghdad in mid-2003. The soldiers were part of the ongoing security detachment deployed to Iraq to provide security for Australian Government personnel working in Baghdad.

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