RIMPAC 2012: the aircraft and helicopters

F/A-18E Super Hornet refuelling from a KC-130T Hercules.



  • The Sikorsky CH-53 Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter
  • HH-60G Pave Hawk medium lift combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter.
  • A-10 Thunderbolt 'tankbuster' attack aircraft.
  • F/A-18E Super Hornet refuelling from a KC-130T Hercules.
  • P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft.
  • E-2C/D Hawkeye early warning aircraft.
  • C-17 Globemaster III tactical transport aircraft.