Royal Australian Regiment trained with U.S. Marines Fire Support Coordination

Published on August 2, 2016 by

Firing mortar, artillery, air support and …

Members of the 108th Battery, 2nd Royal Australian Regiment trained with U.S. Marines in a fire support coordination center course. The course provided members from 2nd RAR, New Zealand and U.S. Marines command post procedures within a joint, coalition environment.

Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.

The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans.


RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971.


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