US Navy MH-60R Trains With HMAS Sydney
12 Dec 2013|

Flight Deck Marshaller, Leading Seaman Maritime Logistics – Supply Chain Shannon Lawler, directs a MH-60R Seahawk from Helicopter Strike Squadron Seven Seven of the US Navy as the helicopter makes a series of landings and departures aboard HMAS Sydney.

Imagery by Leading Seaman Peter Thompson. *** Local Caption *** Helicopter Strike Squadron Seven Seven of the US Navy have been conducting flight deck training with HMAS Sydney off the coast of Japan duringthe ship’s embed with the US Navy 7th Fleet George Washington Carrier Strike Group. The embed with the strike group allows the Royal Australian Navy to increase its knowledge and skills relating to air defence procedures, strike group integration and other high end defence capabilities.