One last RIMPAC for Battle Tanker

With 32 years of service behind her, HMAS Success is at sea for her 11th and final Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii. The auxiliary oiler – also known as Navy’s ‘Battle Tanker’ – sailed from Pearl Harbor along with HMA Ships Adelaide, Melbourne and Toowoomba for the sea phase of RIMPAC off the Hawaiian coast. Now in its 26th iteration, RIMPAC is the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise. Success first participated in RIMPAC 30 years ago, providing combat support to warships from around the world in…

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