Dy to fight them on the beaches

Townsville Bulletin - - DEFENDERS -

are tak­ing part in the huge train­ing ac­tiv­ity. Colonel Wells said Tal­is­man Sabre was de­signed to im­prove the com­bat readi­ness and in­ter­op­er­abil­ity be­tween the two al­lied forces.

Tal­is­man Sabre will in­clude scaled up Spe­cial Forces ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing parachut­ing, land force ma­noeu­vre, ur­ban op­er­a­tions, air and mar­itime op­er­a­tions and the co- or­di­nated fir­ing of live am­mu­ni­tion and ex­plo­sive ord­nance from small arms, ar­tillery, naval ves­sels and air­craft.

Land­ing Craft from HMAS dur­ing an am­phibi­ous beach land­ing. Pic­tures: CPL DAVID SAID

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