Talisman Sabre: Land-Based Missiles Vs. China

August 1, 2019

Breaking Defense:

WASHINGTON: US, Australian, and Japanese marines stormed the beaches and captured headlines, but the most innovative part of the massive Talisman Sabre wargames happened miles inland. To help clear a path for the main landing, two batteries of truck-mounted HIMARS missile launchers — one Army unit and one Marine — were deployed by plane to an austere airfield, linked up with Army attack helicopters and Australian ground troops and staged simulated strikes on “enemy” launchers threatening the amphibious force.

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