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  • 3 August 2011

      The largest combined Australian and United States military training exercise, Talisman Sabre 2011 (TS11), concluded with a closing ceremony at Camp Rocky, Rockhampton on Thursday, 28 July. Talisman Sabre is a biennial military exercise that trains Australian and U.S. forces to plan and conduct combined task force operations to improve combat readiness and interoperability […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Exercise TALISMAN SABER 2013 has commenced, with more than 28,000 soldiers, sailors, air men and women taking to the sea, land and sky in northern Australia. TALISMAN SABER is a biennial training activity jointly sponsored by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Operations Command and the US Pacific Command to train the United States 7th […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spreading out the Talisman Sabre 2017 ceremonial flag aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) off the coast of Sydney Australia on June 29 senior leaders of the United States and Australia kicked off Australia’s largest military exercise. In its 7th iteration, Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise that unites more than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 27,000 U.S. and Australian personnel are converging in Australia and the Coral Sea in preparation for the amphibious exercise Talisman Saber 2013, to be held off the coast of Australia July 15 through Aug. 6.  Talisman Saber is a U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM)-sponsored exercise that trains forces in a mid-intensity, high-end warfighting scenario […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A multinational amphibious landing and offensive assault was part of exercise Talisman Sabre.

  • 27 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The combined U.S.-Australian exercise Talisman Saber 2017 concluded in Brisbane on July 25 after 30 days of high-end, mid-intensity warfighting scenarios. Two years in the planning, Talisman Saber involved approximately 33,000 participants, 36 warships and over 220 aircraft. Luke Howarth MP, Australian Federal Member for Petrie representing Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, was joined by […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Spanish Combat Support Ship ESPS Cantabria deployed to Australia since February, is currently in the Coral Sea participating in Exercise TALISMAN SABER 13 providing logistic support to United States Navy and Royal Australian Navy ships. One key element for the successful conduct of military operations and exercises at and from the sea is a […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities

    After two weeks of dynamic maneuvering schemes and elevated command and control, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), flagship to Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7 commanded by Rear Admiral Hugh D. Wetherald Commander, completed Exercise Talisman Sabre July 18. Bonhomme Richard, with USS Green Bay (LPD 20), USS Ashland (LSD 48), USS Preble (DDG 88), 31st […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Training & Education

      Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet, along with members of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), embarked the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), the flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), for the joint-force exercise Talisman Saber 2013 (TS13) July 13. Talisman Saber is a […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019, the largest Australian-US bilateral exercise, was held in the Port of Brisbane on July 7, on the USS Ronald Reagan. Australian defense minister Linda Reynolds CSC said the exercise was designed to enhance combat readiness and interoperability between the Australian and United States armed forces. “Exercise Talisman Sabre will involve more […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) paid a visit to Brisbane, Australia, in preparation for exercise Talisman Sabre 2015, June 19-24. Chafee Sailors experienced the rich culture of the area with various tours of local historic locations and regional attractions provided by the ship’s morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) association. Chafee is on […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Medical personnel on the Royal Australian Navy’s landing ship dock HMAS Choules undertook a period of intensive training as Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2015 moved into full swing off the coast of the Northern Territory recently. The Choules medical team were preparing for both exercise and real-life emergencies and to work with their US Navy counterparts, […]

  • 12 August 2013

    The upgraded Anzac Class frigate HMAS Perth ended Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 with a bang—lots of bangs actually—as she participated in a joint live fire exercise at Townsend Island, off Queensland. Perth fired around 100 rounds from its 5-inch gun, in an exercise that coordinated live fire from Australian Army artillery and Tiger Armed Reconnaissance […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    A Seahawk and its crew from 816 Squadron have been specially detached to HMAS Perth for Exercise TALISMAN SABER in the waters off Central Queensland. Flight commander Lieutenant Commander Jeff Topping said the birdies would have more of a training focus and wouldn’t become ship’s company. “Normally an aircraft and its air crew and maintainers become the […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities

    A Sailor signals the pilot of a Royal New Zealand navy SH-2G Seasprite helicopter on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as part of Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise that provides an invaluable opportunity for nearly 30,000 U.S. and Australian defense forces to conduct […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The US Navy expressed willingness to assist  Australia in taking out bombs, which were mistakenly dropped into the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park a week ago, Reuters informed today. During the exercise Talisman Saber, performed near south Australian coast, the US aircraft were pushed to drop the bombs because they had identified civilian […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Darwin, Australia, hosted the opening ceremonies for Talisman Sabre 2015 on July 5. Australian service members, from the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Defence Force, and the Royal Australian Air Force embarked the ships USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), USS Green Bay (LPD 20), and USS Ashland (LSD 48) in Australia, June 30, in preparation […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Exercise TALISMAN SABER gave Australian and US Navy sailors the chance to ‘see how the other half live’ when personnel from the Anzac Class frigate HMAS Perth and the U.S. Navy amphibious landing ship USS Germantown ‘cross decked’. The Germantown sailors who came aboard Perth, received a tour of the ship and enjoyed a meal in the main cafe with their Australian counterparts. […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Taking place at sea, in the air and on land, this year’s edition of exercise Talisman Sabre will see 30,000 Australian and U.S. personnel training together for mid- to high-intensity warfare. Joined by smaller numbers of personnel from New Zealand, Japan and Canada the drill will kick off at the end of June and last for […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The biennial joint U.S.-Australian exercise Talisman Saber 2013 concluded with a ceremony hosted by the commander of U.S. Pacific Command, aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) in Cairns, Australia, July 29. Talisman Saber is a joint exercise sponsored by U.S. Pacific Command and Australian Defence Force (ADF) Headquarters Joint Operations […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), concluded a three-month patrol of Indo-Asia- Pacific returning to its base at Yokosuka, Japan, on August 9. During the patrol, Ronald Reagan participated in exercise Talisman Saber 2017, designed to enhance U.S.-Australian military interoperability through a variety of maritime, land and air operations scenarios. The […]

  • 9 July 2015

    More than 260 military and civilian augmentees from Australia and the U.S. arrived aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), July 6, bringing additional manpower and competencies to the U.S. 7th Fleet staff prior to the start of exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. Military leaders from each nation stressed to troops the […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) began their portion of Talisman Saber 2013 off the northeast coast of Australia, July 15. Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 is a biennial training activity aimed at improving Australian and U.S. combat readiness and interoperability. “Talisman Saber 2013 demonstrates the U.S. […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    HMAS Sirius has played a vital role in Exercise TALISMAN SABRE. Living up to her motto ‘to serve and provide’, the ship provided support to a number of task groups operating off Australia’s northern coast. Sirius remained poised to provide assistance throughout the entire exercise. Fulfilling late notice fuel requests on more than one occasion. […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Personnel from HMAS Albatross’ 808 Squadron have ably supported Australian Navy’s role in the recent Exercise TALISMAN SABRE, embarked in HMAS Choules. Commanding Officer Choules Commander Chris Aulmann said that the reliable and flexible MRH90 helicopters operated by the squadron provided essential logistical support, in both a ship-to-ship, and ship-to-shore environment. “Initially assigned a range of people, mail and cargo tasks by the Air […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities

    Australian Minister of Defence, Hon. Kevin Andrews MP, will meet with personnel undertaking operations in Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2015 in Darwin today. Andrews will tour key elements of the exercise at HMAS Coonawarra, RAAF Base Darwin and Robertson Barracks. Hosted in Darwin and running from 5-20 July, TALISMAN SABRE 2015 revolves around a series of Australian and United States […]

  • 29 July 2013
    Training & Education

    As the bilateral exercise Talisman Saber 2013 between the U.S. and Australia gains momentum, the two nations learn more every day on what it means to work together. The exercise is a biennial combined Australian and United States (US) training activity, designed to train Australian respective military forces in planning and conducting Combined Task Force […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    More than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel will participate in the biennial military training exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 in Australia July 4-19. Talisman Sabre, jointly sponsored by the U.S. Pacific Command and Australian Defence Force Headquarters Joint Operations Command, will incorporate U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force and the Royal Australian Navy, Australian […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The opening ceremonies for Talisman Sabre 2015 were completed in Darwin, Australia, July 7, as Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7 is underway with U.S. Sailors, Marines and embarked Australian military preparing for the high-level, amphibious training over the next two weeks. Australian service members, from the Royal Australian Navy and Air Force and the Australian […]