Topic: Exercise RIMPAC

Ballarat missiles on target at RIMPAC

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (author), Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Holly L. Herline (photographer)

Two evolved sea sparrow missiles are simultaneously launched from HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155) as part of a live fire exercise during Exercise RIMPAC 2016. (photo: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Holly L. Herline)

Two evolved sea sparrow missiles are simultaneously launched from HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155) as part of a live fire exercise during Exercise RIMPAC 2016.

HMAS Ballarat has demonstrated its warfighting capability with the successful firing of six missiles during Exercise RIMPAC 2016 in Hawaii.

From Nelson Bay to Rim of the Pacific

This article has photo gallery Published on by LSIS Helen Frank (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Seaman Boatswains Mate Jack Bellingham on the flight deck onboard HMAS Canberra.  (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

Seaman Boatswains Mate Jack Bellingham on the flight deck onboard HMAS Canberra.

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.


Maritime Component Commander reinforces interoperability values

Published on by LCDR Peter Croce (author), ABIS Kayla Hayes (author)

Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 command team at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 command team at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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.


Making a splash on her very first deployment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LS Lee-Anne Mack (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Erin Riley stands on watch in Anzac class frigate HMAS Ballarat during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.  (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Able Seaman Boatswains Mate Erin Riley stands on watch in Anzac class frigate HMAS Ballarat during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

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.


RAAF Flight Lieutenant plays important role at sea

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

Flight Lieutenant Paul Atteridge in Flight Control on HMAS Canberra during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

Flight Lieutenant Paul Atteridge in Flight Control on HMAS Canberra during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

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.

Eyes and Ears of Navy in Hawaii, Mathew Knox at Exercise RIMPAC

Published on by LS Lee-Anne Mack (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Matthew Knox aboard HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Leading Seaman Combat Systems Operator Matthew Knox aboard HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

Engadine’s Matthew Knox is hard at work on Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Warramunga scanning the air and sea in Hawaii as one of 25,000 personnel taking part in Exercise Rim of the Pacific RIMPAC, the world’s largest maritime exercise.

MRH-90 carries her share of the load

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

Amphibious assault ship USS America provides an impressive backdrop as HMAS Canberra's embarked MRH-90 helicopter prepares to lift a load off the deck of underway replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

Amphibious assault ship USS America provides an impressive backdrop as HMAS Canberra's embarked MRH-90 helicopter prepares to lift a load off the deck of underway replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock.

The first Vertical Replenishment (VERTREP) by an Australian MRH-90 helicopter to a United States Navy warship has been carried out off the coast of Hawaii.

Australian EOD teams train in terrestrial environment

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Darren Mallett (author), LSIS Lee-Anne Mack (photographer)

Multinational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) force protection training during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Hawaii. (photo: LSIS Lee-Anne Mack)

Multinational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) force protection training during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016 at Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, Hawaii.

Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers specialising in Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) have trained alongside their participating nation counterparts at a specialised facility in Hawaii as part of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

Success earns high praise in heavy seas

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR David Roberts (author), MC2(SW) Will Gaskill (photographer)

Taken from USS Spruance as HMAS Success refuels the Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer. (photo: MC2(SW) Will Gaskill)

Taken from USS Spruance as HMAS Success refuels the Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer.

A senior officer within the United States Navy has praised the crew of HMAS Success after they battled strong winds and big seas to replenish two US warships.

Royal Australian Navy sailors rescue drowning man in Honolulu

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Steven Thomson (photographer)

(L-R) Petty Officer Marine Technician Dave Finney, Mr Chad Gillingham, and Chief Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Craig Davies at the scene of Mr Gillingham's rescue at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu. (photo: ABIS Steven Thomson)

(L-R) Petty Officer Marine Technician Dave Finney, Mr Chad Gillingham, and Chief Petty Officer Communications and Information Systems Craig Davies at the scene of Mr Gillingham's rescue at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu.

Responsive actions by two Royal Australian Navy sailors deployed to Exercise RIMPAC have saved the life of a drowning man at the waterfront precinct in downtown Honolulu.