Paparo met with a number of senior Australian officials to discuss the importance of maritime security and interoperability between naval forces especially in the critical Southwest Pacific Ocean, including:
Paparo participated in the Royal Australian Navy’s Sea Power Conference 2022 held at the Indo-Pacific Maritime Exposition in Sydney, where he spoke on the “Seapower in the 21st Century” panel led by Noonan and with fellow panelist:
The panel focused on the state of navies and cooperation between allies and like-minded partners operating across the region to ensure maritime security and a free and open Indo-Pacific.
In addition to underscoring the importance of the Quad and AUKUS, Paparo participated in bilateral discussions with Sakai, Proctor, Beng, Key, and:
During the visit, Paparo participated in the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea remembrance aboard HMAS Sydney. Dutton, Noonan, Sakai, Paparo, Earley and ship leadership reflected on the historic battle, lessons learned, and the solidarity of the alliances and friendships between Australia, Japan, and the United States.
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