July 31, 2018 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer), ABIS Tara Byrne (photographer)
An MRH-90 Helicopter from HMAS Adelaide conducts deck landing practice at sunset during Exercise RIMPAC 18.
Adelaide’s ongoing deployment in the Pacific is providing wider benefits as the ship’s two embarked helicopters carry airlift capabilities over the horizon.
July 30, 2018 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), Fireman Jonathan Crawford (US Coast Guard) (photographer), Fireman Tristan Otto (US Coast Guard) (photographer), LSEW Matthew Jeffery (photographer)
Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) crew from HMAS Toowoomba and US Coast Guard Station Honolulu Response Boat-Medium crew respond to stricken yacht Gypsy, in distress off Hawaii. The vessel was towed back to port by the RB-M.
Toowoomba was temporarily diverted from large-scale war games last weekend to assist in a real emergency off the coast of Hawaii.
July 29, 2018 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer), CPL Nicci Freeman (photographer), Unknown (photographer)
A Royal Australian Navy Clearance Diver during a training exercise off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii as part of RIMPAC 2018.
More than 70 Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers have spent the past few weeks exercising the full spectrum of their trade in the United States during RIMPAC 2018.
A United States Marine checks his amphibious assault vehicle after entering HMAS Adelaide while at sea during Exercise RIMPAC 18, Hawaii.
Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), HMAS
Adelaide has achieved another significant milestone on Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2018 (RIMPAC 18) by embarking thirteen US Marine Corps Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV).
Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, addresses the ship's company of HMAS Success during a clear lower deck at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in preparation for Exercise RIMPAC 18.
With final preparations being conducted before sailing for the sea phase, aboard HMAS
Success there was meeting of minds when Navy’s senior leadership team for RIMPAC 18 met with Fleet Commander Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead.
July 19, 2018 by CAPT Megan McDermott (author), CPL Kyle Genner (photographer), ABIS Kieran Dempsey (photographer)
Australian Army and United States Marine Corps personnel embark in HMAS Adelaide at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during Exercise RIMPAC 18.
2nd Battalion (Amphibious), Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR) soldiers have embarked HMAS
Adelaide as part of the largest multinational force the ship has welcomed on board since her commissioning in 2015.
July 16, 2018 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer), US Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Holly He (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy replenishment ship HMAS Success (OR 304) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in preparation for Exercise RIMPAC 18.
With 32 years of service behind her, HMAS
Success is at sea for her 11th and final Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii.
July 11, 2018 by LEUT Ryan Zerbe (author), ABIS Bonny Gassner (photographer), Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelsey H (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy Musicians perform as part of the Rim of the Pacific Band during a performance at Fort Derussey park, Waikiki.
A detachment of the RAN Band has shared its skills with other nations and audiences across Hawaii during the world’s largest international maritime exercise.
July 10, 2018 by FLTLT Stephanie Anderson (author), SGT Amanda Campbell (photographer), AB Benjamin Johnson (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy sailor, Able Seaman Clearance Diver Benjamin Johnson, prepares to dive on the USS Arizona Memorial site in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, during RIMPAC 2018.
Royal Australian Navy Clearance Divers have been afforded the opportunity to see the USS Arizona from a perspective few people in the world would get to experience.
Soldiers from the US Army's 5th Battlefield Coordination Detachment visit HMAS Melbourne in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, during Exercise RIMPAC 2018.
International engagement during Exercise RIMPAC started early for HMAS
Melbourne as the ship welcomed aboard 20 soldiers from the US Army in Hawaii.