Topic: Exercise RIMPAC
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe is literally keeping HMAS Warramunga’s lights on and the ship underway in waters around Hawaii for Exercise RIMPAC 16.
Experiences from the major humanitarian and disaster relief (HADR) effort in Fiji have formed the basis for a keynote address on Women, Peace and Security from Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Jacqueline Swinton.