Topic: MH-60R Seahawk
ScanEagle is launched from the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle in the Middle East region.
Newcastle has conducted the Royal Australian Navy’s first simultaneous operations of manned and unmanned aircraft during its current deployment to the Middle East on Operation MANITOU.
September 13, 2017 by LEUT Mitchell Laughlan (author), LS Eammon O'Brien (photographer), ABIS Sarah Williams (photographer), CPL Ben Dempster (photographer)
The Royal Australian Navy's MH-60R Romeo helicopter conducts functional testing of the newly fitted Airborne Low Frequency Sonar System (ALFS) off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida.
Navy's MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopters have passed the fleet milestone of 10,000 flying hours since the maturing capability began in December 2013 with 725 Squadron operating from Naval Air Station Jacksonville in the USA.
Published on September 21, 2017 by Department of Defence (author), US Navy Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Emily Johnston (photographer)
USS Nimitz, USS Princeton, French Navy FS Jean Bart and Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle conduct a formation group sail demonstrating combined interoperability and multinational partnership in support of Commander, Task Force 50 operations in the Arabian Gulf.
Newcastle has completed an attachment with the US Navy’s 5th Fleet in the Arabian Gulf while deployed on maritime security operations in the Middle East region.
MH-60R Flight 2 with the 2016 Collins Trophy on the flight deck of HMAS Newcastle.
One of the Australian Navy’s newest aviation teams took out the honours for the coveted Collins Trophy recently with the 2016 ‘most proficient’ embarked helicopter flight going to some of those flying and maintaining the Seahawk Romeo.
725 SQN Romeo 902 conducts a live Hellfire firing.
For most, milestones are easy to recognise: a birthday here, an anniversary there, but aircrew mark their growing experience by meticulously logging hours flown, with appropriate accolades from friends and colleagues as the total number soars.
(L-R) Commander Helicopter Advanced Training System Commander Bruce Willington, RAN, and Commander Fleet Air Arm Commodore Chris Smallhorn, RAN, discuss the progress of the Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross.
The Joint Helicopter School at HMAS
Albatross is on finals as the first instructors continue their training at the new world-class multi-million-dollar facility.
July 12, 2017 by LEUT Rilana Ostheim (author), LEUT Will Singer (author), CPOIS Damian Pawlenko (photographer)
Helicopter/Ship Integration Officer, Lieutenant Commander Garry Williams, from the ANZAC Systems Program Office, on HMAS Stuart at Fleet Base West, Western Australia.
A passion for aircraft modelling and traditional values shaped a flight path into a career that influences the future horizon of Navy aviation.
Flight Commander, Lieutenant Commander Ian Homes, RAN, in the port hanger of HMAS Newcastle.
En route to the Middle East as part of the latest Royal Australian Navy crew to deploy for Operation MANITOU is one officer who feels very at home on his hometown’s namesake ship.
HMAS Perth's embarked MH-60R helicopter completes a live firing exercise with the mounted 12.7mm machine gun in the Western Australia Exercise Area during HMAS Perth's Mission Readiness Evaluation.
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne reinforced that an innovative Australian industry was a “core element of defence capability” at a forum at the Sunshine Coast on 17 May.
A Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter flying at sunset during trials with HMAS Anzac.
Anzac sailed from Fleet Base East, Sydney, in April with a handful of additional Marine Technical sailors and Aviation personnel embarked.