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 (RIMPAC) 2022.
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 1971.
Video by Cpl. Djalma Vuong-De Ramos Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet July 28, 2022