Joint Fires targeting data can now easily pass between Australian and US units following certification and validation of the latest version of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) on Exercise Talisman Sabre.
When air traffic controllers need to be rapidly deployed to an airfield, as they do in emergency situations, sometimes the only way to track aircraft movement is through maps, pen and paper.
Air Force’s Sergeant Taryn Allen had a unique role and vantage point during Exercise Talisman Sabre 21 (TS21).
Lieutenant Misty Evans thought joining the Army Reserve as a 17-year-old might give her some extra cash and a chance to explore the country.
Air Force radar and satellite systems were an important capability tested during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021 (TS21).
Defending a large task group comprising five nations was a challenge for one Australian warship – but with the assistance of her embarked helicopter, it was mission success.
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.
No. 33 Squadron air mobility officer Flying Officer William Delchau said Exercise Talisman Sabre was an invaluable opportunity to consolidate his mission aircrew training.
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).