Australian MH-60 R Romeos Train with the Fleet

10/31/2020
816 Squadron is the Fleet Air Arm’s MH-60R ‘Romeo’ operational support squadron deploying up to 8 Flights in the Navy's destroyers and frigates. A multi-role Maritime Combat Helicopter, 816 Squadron aircrew and technicians are specialists in flying and maintaining the MH-60R in order to provide a ship or task group with…

HMAS Hobart and the Regional Presence Deployment 2020

10/20/2020
The Australian Aegis ship returns to homeport after the regional presence deployment 2020. The Royal Australian Navy is conducting a regional deployment across Southeast Asia from July to October 2020 with HMA Ships Hobart, Stuart, Arunta and Sirius. The deployment demonstrates Australia's enduring commitment to the security and stability of…

Bell 412 Helicopter Delivered in Time to Contribute to Australian Firefighting Season

10/17/2020
By Eamon Hamilton 8 October 2020 A trans-Pacific mission by an Air Force C-17A Globemaster has delivered a Bell 412 helicopter for the NSW Rural Fire Service. Loaded by a No. 36 Squadron C-17A crew at Vancouver International Airport, Canada, the Bell 412 was delivered to RAAF Base Richmond on…

Indian and Australian Navies Work Passage Exercise

10/03/2020
The Royal Australian Navy is conducting a regional deployment across South East Asia from July to October 2020 with HMA Ships Hobart, Stuart, Arunta and Sirius. The deployment demonstrates Australia' s enduring commitment to the security and stability of the Indo-Pacific and to sustaining strong and positive defence relationships with…

CH-53K Air Refueling: Reach, Range and Impact for the Insertion Force

09/15/2020
Unlike the Chinook, medium lift helicopter, the CH-53K is capable of being refueled while in flight. If you are looking for speed, range, and heavy lift delivery to an insertion point, the CH-53K is a unique combat asset in the US joint force. The photos below show the CH-53K King…