Section: RIMPAC 2014

Australian Defence Force members pay their respects at Pearl Harbor memorial site

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Sarah West (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer), POIS Paul Berry (videographer)

Royal Australian Navy members make their way to the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii.  (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Royal Australian Navy members make their way to the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii.

Australian Defence Force members in Hawaii for Exercise RIMPAC 2014 have paid their respects at the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, just ahead of U.S. Independence Day. #RIMPAC2014 #RIMPACPartners

Amphibious warfare skills to be worked-up at RIMPAC, ahead of LHD delivery

This article has photo gallery This article has a video attachmentPublished on by LEUT Sarah West (author), ABIS Chantell Bianchi (photographer)

Royal Australian Navy Commodore Peter Leavy, the RIMPAC Expeditionary Strike Group Commander, talks with Commanders of the Australian 4th Combat Landing Team and United States Marines 3rd Marine Battalion during an urban warfare training exercise conducted at United States Marines Base Kaneohe Bay during Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2014 (RIMPAC). (photo: ABIS Chantell Bianchi)

Royal Australian Navy Commodore Peter Leavy, the RIMPAC Expeditionary Strike Group Commander, talks with Commanders of the Australian 4th Combat Landing Team and United States Marines 3rd Marine Battalion during an urban warfare training exercise conducted at United States Marines Base Kaneohe Bay during Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2014 (RIMPAC).

More than 120 Australian Army personnel have landed in Hawaii to form the Australian 4th Combat Landing Team for Exercise RIMPAC. The experience will enhance the ADF's amphibious warfare capabilities for the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks later this year. #RIMPAC2014 #RIMPACPartners

ADF assumes senior positions in world’s biggest naval exercise

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

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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.

Joint cooperation starts at home

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author and photographer)

Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Australian Army personnel re-board a Royal New Zealand Air Force 757-200 aircraft in Samoa after a short re-fuelling stop while enroute from Australia to Hawaii for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014. (photo: LEUT Sarah West)

Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Australian Army personnel re-board a Royal New Zealand Air Force 757-200 aircraft in Samoa after a short re-fuelling stop while enroute from Australia to Hawaii for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.

Antipodean neighbours, Australia and New Zealand, demonstrated multinational cooperation in June, when members of the Australian Defence Force contingent deploying to Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2014 (RIMPAC) ‘hitched a ride’ to Hawaii with their kiwi counterparts.