America ESG Concludes Participation in Talisman Sabre

USS America (LHA 6) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), after two weeks of large-scale multinational maritime operations and exercises alongside partner nations and allies, concluded Talisman Sabre 21, July 31. During Talisman Sabre 21 the America ARG-MEU team integrated with the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, and Republic of Korea Navy for maritime operations further…

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ESG 7 arrives for Talisman Sabre 21

July 17, 2021 – The forward-deployed ships of Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7, along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrive off the coast of Australia in preparation for the biennial bilateral exercise Talisman Sabre (TS) 21, July 16. Led by the Australian Defence Force (ADF), Talisman Sabre 21 is a large-scale, exercise between Australia and the U.S. to strengthen…

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PHIBRON 11 conducts bilateral amphibious operations with JS Shimokita

June 15, 2021 – The forward-deployed ships of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 conducted bilateral amphibious operations with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) tank landing ship JS Shimokita (LST 4002) in the Philippine Sea, June 12-13. USS America (LHA 6), USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and USS Germantown (LSD 42) comprise the Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious ready group (ARG),…

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