For the first time in more than 60 years, a Victoria Cross medal will leave Australian shores to be loaned to an international museum.
Real-time battle analysis was delivered by the military’s civilian partners during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019.
Sailing through Sydney Harbour, the first sign things were amiss was the dull thump of helicopter blades, barely audible over the water rushing past the bow of the ferry.
HMAS Canberra’s aviation support team showed its specialised skills during a simulated crash-on-deck exercise.
With an abundance of state-of-the-art military equipment featuring at Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019, the Australian Army is this year trialling an unmanned ground vehicle in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland.
Nothing beats a fresh steak in the field, which is something more soldiers will have access to as 10 Force Support Battalion chefs trial a new mobile kitchen trailer during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019.
Australia is known for its deadly snakes and, as United States soldiers on Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 discovered, North Queensland is no exception.
Training and preparation for battle have been the focus aboard HMAS Canberra during the early days of Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019.
This year’s Exercise Talisman Sabre started off with a bang, as US Marine Corps and US Army High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HiMARS) demonstrated the firepower they could bring to bear.