Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine, USS Albuquerque (SSN 706), and Collins-class submarine HMAS Rankin, in the waters off Rottnest Island, Western Australia. *** Local Caption *** United States Navy Submarine Officers, took the opportunity to visit HMAS Rankin, while at HMAS Stirling, Rockingham Western Australia in April.

For many it was their first opportunity to tour a Collins Class diesel electric submarine. The officers are part of the USN Prospective Submarine Commanding Officers’ Course who are conducting the sea phase component of their training off the Western Australian Coast.

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