Australia to Join U.S., India, Japan for Malabar 2020 in High-End Naval Exercise of ‘The Quad’

USNI News – Australia will join the India-led Malabar 2020 naval exercise next month, operating along with the U.S. and Japan in an exercise meant to send a message to China. The exercise will be a first for the so-called “Quad,” the Pacific cooperation between Japan, India, Australia and the U.S.