How does Defence's international engagement affect regional stability? Is this different for nation states in crisis?

Key Terms

International engagement

The ADF’s ability to generate, support, test, evaluate, exercise, employ and sustain air power capabilities is enhanced through relationships with our allies and other partner nations. Often a long term mission, where outcomes may not be realised for some years into the future, international engagement (IE) requires the implementation of coordinated and appropriate engagement strategies at all levels of the organisation.


A time of intense difficulty or danger.


The quality, state, or degree of being stable: such as. a : the strength to stand or endure : firmness. b : the property of a body that causes it when disturbed from a condition of equilibrium or steady motion to develop forces or moments that restore the original condition