An aerial view of U.S. and allied
ships sailing in a formidable formation at an undisclosed
location in the Pacific Ocean during Rim of the Pacific
Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, three
submarines, more than 30 unmanned systems, approximately 170
aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC
from June 29 to August 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands
and Southern California.
The world’s largest international
maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training
opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative
relationships among participants critical to ensuring the
safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans.
RIMPAC 2022 is the 28th exercise in the series that began in
Video by Cpl. Djalma Vuong-De Ramos Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet
July 28, 2022