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Rimpac’s Got Impact

MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, Hawaii (July 20 2022) U.S. Army Special Operations Forces and Republic of Korea SEALs conduct helicopter cast and military operations on urban terrain training during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022, July 20, 2022. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, three submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 29 to Aug. 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The worldÕs 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 worldÕs oceans. RIMPAC 2022 is the 28th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (Canadian Armed Forces photo by Cpl. Djalma Vuong-De Ramos)

The 2022 Rim of the Pacific exercise — Rimpac, for short — is underway in and around Hawaii and Southern California. 

Rimpac is the world’s largest international maritime exercise, with more than two dozen nations participating to strengthen their collective forces and promote a free and open Indo-Pacific.

This year’s theme is “Capable, Adaptive, Partners,” and participants are exercising a wide range of capabilities, demonstrating the flexibility of maritime forces.

2022 marks the 28th edition of Rimpac, a biennial event first conducted in 1971. 

Rimpac by the Numbers

  • 26 Nations
  • 25,000+ Personnel
  • 38 Surface Ships
  • Submarines
  • 170+ Aircraft
  • 30+ Unmanned Systems

Sourced from: https://www.defense.gov/News/Feature-Stories/Story/Article/3105469/rimpacs-got-impact/

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