KC-30 Multi Role Tanker Transport Operations during Exercise Talisman Saber 2017.
Now in its seventh iteration, the Talisman Saber series of exercises is the principal Australian and US military training activity focused on the planning and conduct of mid-intensity “high end” war fighting in the air, land and maritime domains.
TS 17 incorporates force preparation activities, Special Forces activities, amphibious landings, parachuting, land force manuever, urban operations, air operations, maritime operations and a number of live fire components.
It is designed to practice Australian and US combined operations, demonstrating the Allies’ interoperability and preparedness to deliver a military response.
Australian Department of Defence
July 17, 2017