For the past few days, around 30,000 US and Australian troops have been taking part in Talisman Sabre; an enormous amphibious landing exercise off Shoalwater Bay in central Queensland. This video depicts the joint US-Australian military exercise in action (for once, bombastic rawk guitars are thankfully absent).
“With the counterinsurgency efforts in the Middle East winding down, Marines are returning to their amphibious origin,” the US Department of Defense explains on its YouTube page. “Airman First Class Ashley Powell sheds lights on a company of Devil Dogs that used the cloak of darkness to infiltrate the Australian coastline.”
Check out the full clip below.