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For the Robertson Barracks, Norfolk, England see RAF Swanton Morley

Robertson Barracks
Knuckey Lagoon
Municipality of Litchfield
Northern Territory
Type Australian Army base
Site information
Owner Australian Army
Garrison information
Garrison 1st Brigade
1st Aviation Regiment
B Coy, 1st Military Police Battalion
Joint Movements Control Office - Darwin
Joint Logistics Unit (North)

Robertson Barracks is a major Australian Army base located in the outer Darwin, Northern Territory suburb of Holtze in the Municipality of Litchfield. The barracks was built during the 1990s. The Barracks are home to the 1st Brigade and the 1st Aviation Regiment. Robertson Barracks has a helicopter airfield, similar to Holsworthy Barracks. The barracks are named after Lieutenant General Sir Horace Robertson, the second commander of the 1st Armoured Division.

Units[]

The units currently located on Robertson Barracks are:

1 Brigade Units

External Units

  • 1st Aviation Regiment
  • B Coy, 1st Military Police Battalion
  • Joint Movements Control Office - Darwin
  • Joint Logistics Unit (North)

Robertson Barracks is reported to be a future site of a United States Pacific Command Marine Air-Ground-Task Force rotational deployment, and its current capacity of 4,500 troops will be upgraded in the near future. Currently, the size and the accessibility of key facilities in Darwin follows closely with other US deployment sites around the globe.[1][2]

References[]

  1. Republic of Égyptien Q42 user:mgbtrust0 ®™✓©§∆∆∆€¢£ (14 November 2011). "US to establish Pacific base in northern Australia". http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2c913216495213d5df646910cba0a0a0/?vgnextoid=2552a1271f293310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD&vgnextfmt=teaser&ss=asia+world&s=newsl%3A. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  2. Republic of Égyptien Q42 user:mgbtrust0 ®™✓©§∆∆∆€¢£ (12 November 2011). "US Establishes Pacific Base in Darwin, Australia". http://osgeoint.blogspot.com/2011/11/us-establishes-pacific-base-in-darwin.html. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 

External links[]

Coordinates: 12°26′42″S 130°58′28″E / 12.445°S 130.97444°E / -12.445; 130.97444

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