6 Things You Might Not Know About Talisman Sabre

Talisman Sabre is a realistic and challenging exercise that brings service members closer and improves U.S. and Australia’s ability to work together, and prepares them to be poised to provide security regionally and globally. This exercise is a major undertaking and illustrates the closeness of the Australian and U.S. alliance and the strength of the military-to-military relationship.

Here’s six “did you know” (#DYK) facts from our Twitter feed that you might not know about Talisman Sabre.

 

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TIMOR SEA (July 9, 2015) Two F/A-18F Super Hornets assigned to the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 complete a refueling from a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A during 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 operations in a combined, joint and interagency environment that will increase both countries’ ability to plan and execute a full range of operations from combat missions to humanitarian assistance efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. David Robinson/Released)

TIMOR SEA (July 9, 2015) Two F/A-18F Super Hornets assigned to the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 complete a refueling from a Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A during 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 operations in a combined, joint and interagency environment that will increase both countries’ ability to plan and execute a full range of operations from combat missions to humanitarian assistance efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. David Robinson/Released)

FOG BAY, Australia (July 8, 2015) U.S. Marines assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment practice an amphibious assault using amphibious assault vehicles during Talisman Sabre 2015 at Fog Bay, Australia. Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise that provides an invaluable opportunity for nearly 30,000 U.S. and Australian defense forces to conduct operations in a combined, joint and interagency environment that will increase both countries' ability to plan and execute a full range of operations from combat missions to humanitarian assistance efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Louis Rojas/Released)

FOG BAY, Australia (July 8, 2015) U.S. Marines assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment practice an amphibious assault using amphibious assault vehicles during Talisman Sabre 2015 at Fog Bay, Australia. Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise that provides an invaluable opportunity for nearly 30,000 U.S. and Australian defense forces to conduct operations in a combined, joint and interagency environment that will increase both countries’ ability to plan and execute a full range of operations from combat missions to humanitarian assistance efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Louis Rojas/Released)

TIMOR SEA (July 6, 2015) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) prepares to come alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) as the ship conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Nimtz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre 2015 is a bilateral training exercise intended to maintain a high level of interoperability between U.S. and Australian Forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David Flewellyn/Released

TIMOR SEA (July 6, 2015) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) prepares to come alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) as the ship conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Nimtz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre 2015 is a bilateral training exercise intended to maintain a high level of interoperability between U.S. and Australian Forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David Flewellyn/Released

TIMOR SEA (July 6, 2015) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 90) is underway to participate in exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre is a bilateral training exercise intended to maintain a high level of interoperability between U.S. and Australian Forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David Flewellyn/Released)

TIMOR SEA (July 6, 2015) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 90) is underway to participate in exercise Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre is a bilateral training exercise intended to maintain a high level of interoperability between U.S. and Australian Forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David Flewellyn/Released)

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