Topic: Exercise RIMPAC
A wharfside welcome home turned back the clock for one father and daughter recently with HMAS Canberra's return to Sydney from RIMPAC 2016
The ability to skip a birthday might be considered a dream for some, but for Able Seaman Aviation Technician Jack Taylor it became a reality when he sailed over the International Date Line onboard HMAS Canberra on his way back to Australia from Hawaii.
Beards and Vegemite were among the curiosities when more than 130 United States Marines embarked in HMAS Canberra for the sea phase of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.
Whilst operating off Hawaii with HMNZS Te Kaha as part of RIMPAC 2016, a unique opportunity presented itself for Sub Lieutenant Blair Marett a New Zealand Navy officer currently posted in HMAS Warramunga.
HMAS Canberra has been visited by one of the most potent attack helicopters in the United States Marine Corps, the AH-1 SuperCobra.
HMAS Ballarat has demonstrated its warfighting capability with the successful firing of six missiles during Exercise RIMPAC 2016 in Hawaii.
Not wanting to settle for a nine-to-five job, Jack Bellingham decided to take a leaf from his father's book and join the Royal Australian Navy.
Commodore Mal Wise has spent a month coordinating nine task forces involving personnel from 26 nations for Exercise RIMPAC 2016 and said it ranks among the most rewarding challenges of his Royal Australian Navy career.
Camden's Erin Riley is living her childhood dream on Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Ballarat in Hawaii as one of 25,000 personnel taking part in Exercise Rim of the Pacific RIMPAC 2016, the world’s largest maritime exercise.
Royal Australian Air Force Flight Lieutenant Paul Atteridge called in two of the world’s biggest and fastest rotary wing aircraft when the Navy conducted a world-first trial recently.