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Air Force capability flying high

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules, left, is refuelled from a U.S. MC-130J Air Commando II during a forward area refuelling point training scenario at RAAF Base Tindal during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021. Photo: 1st Lt. Joshua Thompson

There were a number of firsts for Air Force during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021, from the transfer of fuel from a United States Air Force aircraft to the deployment of mobile aircraft arrestors.

Air traffiic control mission success

Leading Aircraftwoman Rebecca Hay and Corporal Thomas Geraghty raise the transportable air operations tower at RAAF Base Scherger. Photo: Corporal Brett Sherriff

Standing up a transportable air operations tower (TAOT) at RAAF Base Scherger represented a significant training opportunity for air operations, as No. 44 Wing personnel delivered an important level of bare base capability during Exercise Talisman Sabre (TS21).