A C-130J-30 Hercules of the Royal Australian Air Force arrived in Honolulu this afternoon. A97-467 (c/n 382-5467) belongs to the 37th Squadron from Richmond (YSRI), New South Wales, Australia.
Tomorrow is also the start of RIMPAC 2012. Twenty-two countries will partake in the world's largest maritime exercise. More than 200 aircraft, 42 ships, and 6 submarines will turn Hawaii's skies and seas into a mock battlefield from June 29 till August 3.