Talisman Sabre 2021: Anti-Aircraft Missile Live Fire


The RBS 70 is a short-range anti-aircraft missile weapons system used by the Australian Army. Soldiers and officers of 16th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery conducted an RBS70 live-fire in conjunction with the Patriot surface to air missile firing by the United States Army during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021 (TS21).

Held every two years, TS21 is the largest bilateral training activity between Australia and the United States aimed at testing the ADF’s interoperability with the US and other participating forces.

In addition to the United States, TS21 involves participating forces from Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

Australian Department of Defence

July 20, 2021