Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Brice Mora, from Grand Rapids, Mich., assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, communicates in flight during Talisman Saber 2017.
HSC-25, part of a combined U.S., Australia and New Zealand expeditionary strike group, is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase naval proficiency in operating against blue-water adversarial threats and in its primary mission of launching Marine forces ashore in the littorals.
Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S. and Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. – US Navy
Featured image U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sarah Villegas