Topic: Exercise RIMPAC

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.

Bingara local keeps the lights on in Hawaii

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Dave Knight (author), LSIS Tom Gibson (photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe aboard HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: LSIS Tom Gibson)

Chief Petty Officer Marine Technician Daniel Abe aboard HMAS Warramunga during Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

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.

Navy officers brings own experiences to RIMPAC security symposium

This article has photo gallery Published on by FLTLT Sean Donnelly (author), Petty Officer 1st Class Ace Rhea (photographer), LSIS Kayla Hayes (photographer)

Lieutenant Commander Jaqueline Swinton, RAN, is the lead Australian Legal Officer for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. (photo: ABIS Kayla Hayes)

Lieutenant Commander Jaqueline Swinton, RAN, is the lead Australian Legal Officer for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.

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.

ADF assumes senior positions in world’s biggest naval exercise

This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Sarah West (author), US Navy MC2 Diana Quinlan (photographer)

Admiral Harry Harris, Commander US Pacific Fleet, during a press conference to officially launch Exercise Rim of the Pacific  2014 (RIMPAC) on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, in Hawaii. On the far right is Royal Australian Navy Rear Admiral Simon Cullen, Deputy Commander of the RIMPAC 14 Combined Task Force; and Royal Australian Air Force Air Commodore Chris Westwood, RIMPAC 14 Combined Forces Air Component Commander. RIMPAC 2014 is the first time Australians have been appointed to these two key positions in the world's biggest naval exercise. (photo: MC2 Diana Quinlan, US Navy)

Admiral Harry Harris, Commander US Pacific Fleet, during a press conference to officially launch Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2014 (RIMPAC) on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, in Hawaii. On the far right is Royal Australian Navy Rear Admiral Simon Cullen, Deputy Commander of the RIMPAC 14 Combined Task Force; and Royal Australian Air Force Air Commodore Chris Westwood, RIMPAC 14 Combined Forces Air Component Commander. RIMPAC 2014 is the first time Australians have been appointed to these two key positions in the world's biggest naval exercise.

The world’s largest naval exercise, Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2014 (RIMPAC) was officially opened Monday 30 June in Hawaii, with three Australian Defence Force officers in senior command positions.