Talisman Sabre 2021: HMAS Ballarat Gunfire Exercise


HMAS Ballarat conducts a five-inch gun firing off the coast of Queensland, Australia, during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021 (TS21).

Held every two years, Exercise Talisman Sabre is the largest bilateral training activity between Australia and the United States.

TS21 aims to test Australian interoperability with the United States and other participating forces in complex warfighting scenarios.

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