A biennial exercise since 2003, held every two years, TS21 aims to test Australian interoperability with the United States and other participating forces in complex warfighting scenarios. In addition to the Unites States, TS21 involves participating forces from Canada, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
The exercise includes of a Field Training Exercise incorporating force preparation (logistic) activities, amphibious landings, ground force manoeuvres, urban operations, air combat and maritime operations. With Activities will peak over the period from 18 – 31 July across Queensland.
TS21 is a major undertaking for all attending nations and demonstrates the combined capability to achieve large-scale operational outcomes within a COVID-19 safe environment.