LHD 6 in the Talisman Saber 17 Exercise


07/21/2017: CORAL SEA (July 16, 2017)

MH-60R Sea Hawks, assigned to the “Saberhawks” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77, land on and take off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during Talisman Saber 17.

Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australian meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance.



Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cameron McCulloch

Commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet