Australia to send 600 troops to fight ISIS

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Sunday his country would join the US-led coalition to fight ISIS and was deploying 600 military personnel – 400 air force personnel and 200 SAS special operations troops, as well as 8 FA18 Super Hornets to a US base in the UAR. An Early Warning and Control aircraft and aerial refueling aircraft will also be sent to the Middle East from Amberley airbase next week.

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