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  • 24 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The sailors and officers of HMAS Success have passed the half way mark of their RIMPAC 2014 experience, and so far, they have given the world’s largest naval exercise an excellent report card.   Success has an important role at RIMPAC, refuelling ships from the 22 participating Pacific Rim nations and allowing them to stay […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) set sail to participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, July 10.   Anchorage is acting as the afloat sea-base, supporting Cmdr. Max Muller, the commander of Task Group 177.1. Anchorage is also serving as the operating platform for the multinational mine countermeasures group […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Military leaders from 22 nations formally launched Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2012, July 2. RIMPAC is hosted biennially by U.S. Pacific Fleet in and around Hawaii. U.S. and international speakers at the opening press conference included Adm. Cecil D. Haney, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet; Vice Adm. Gerald R. Beaman, Commander of […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy-hosted international maritime exercise Rim of the Pacific concluded August 2 after 30 days of exercises and maneuvers in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. A total of 25 nations, 46 surface ships, five submarines, 17 land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel participated in the 26th edition […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s 32-year-old tanker HMAS Success is taking part in her 11th and final exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii. The auxiliary oiler – also known as navy’s ‘battle tanker’ – sailed from Pearl Harbor along with HMA Ships Adelaide, Melbourne and Toowoomba for the sea phase of RIMPAC off the Hawaiian […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Covering a distance of over 5000 nautical miles (9000 km), Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri, an indigenously built guided missile stealth Frigate arrived on July 1, 2014, at Pearl Harbour, USA to participate in the multilateral maritime exercise, called RIMPAC (Rim of Pacific).   The exercise is scheduled to be held from 01 July – 02 […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Canada will be taking part in the United States Navy-led Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) with four warships, several aircraft and more than 1,500 Canadian sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen. More specifically, a maritime component comprised of four ships: HMCS Calgary, HMCS Vancouver, HMCS Saskatoon and HMCS Yellowknife, and an RCN team of clearance divers […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Mexican navy and Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 “Pelicans” have integrated into the Combined Task Force (CTF) 176 on board USS Essex (LHD 2) for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012, June 29 to Aug. 3. CTF-176 Commander, Rear Adm. Peter Ellis, and his command staff, consisting of Sailors from Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The world’s largest international naval exercise – Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) – will be hosting 26 nations, 47 surface ships, five submarines, 18 national land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel for maneuvers, the US Navy has announced. The exercise is scheduled to take place between June 27 and August 2, […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A veteran newscaster in Hawaii and anchor of KHON(FOX)2’s Wake Up 2day show, gave Canadian Rear Adm. Gilles Couturier an honorary title during an interview July 24 about Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014.   Couturier, who has participated in five RIMPAC exercises over the years, was named by Ron Mizutani as an “honorary Kama’ina” […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Training & Education

    From its RIMPAC 2014 headquarters, onboard the United States Navy Amphibious Assault Ship USS Peleliu, the Australian Amphibious Task Group (ATG) has commanded an Expeditionary Strike Group made up of 13 warships and a combined landing force of soldiers and marines from Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, the Republic of South Korea, […]

  • 1 May 2020

    The United States Navy announced it would sponsor the 27th Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC). To be held from August 17 to 31, this year’s drill will be considerably scaled down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hosted by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, this biennial maritime exercise will be an at-sea-only event in light of […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) returned home this weekend after participating in RIMPAC 2014, the world’s largest multi-national naval exercise.   Sailors on board Lake Champlain were given a unique opportunity to experience operating in a complex maritime environment and had the opportunity to help foster […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The record number of countries to participate in the world’s largest naval exercise has been pushed down from 27 to 26 as it became known that Brazil would not take part in the drills in the Pacific. “Unfortunately, due to unforeseen scheduling commitments, Brazil is unable to participate in RIMPAC ’16. We value our partnership […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities

    A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5 departs the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) during the at-sea phase of exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.   Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    More than 800 Australian Navy, Army and Air Force personnel are on their way home after taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest naval exercise, which concluded in Hawaii this week.   Australia sent the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ship HMAS Success and Submarine HMAS Sheean, a rifle company from 5th Battalion, the Royal Australian […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4), the joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) and the Military Sealift Command mobile landing platform USNS Montford Point (MLP 1) transit in formation off the coast of Southern California as part of Rim of […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal New Zealand Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMNZS Te Kaha arrived home today, August 15, after three months at sea and participating in ‪RIMPAC‬, the world’s largest maritime exercise held in and around the Hawaiian Islands. Te Kaha departed Devonport Naval Base on May 3 participating in work-up exercises with HMNZS Endeavour and the Royal Australian Navy […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Collins Class submarine HMAS Farncomb has successfully sunk a target ship, the 12,106-tonne former USNS (United States Navy Ship) Kilauea in Hawaii. Farncomb fired one Mark 48 Torpedo and achieved a hit just below the bridge of the ship as part of a sinking exercise, or “SINKEX,” at Exercise Rim […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander Task Force (CTF) 177 kicked off the Southern California (SOCAL) portion of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) with mine warfare training operations which run from June 27 to August 2.  CTF 177 is comprised of 26 units with approximately 1,100 personnel representing the United States, Australia, Canada, England, Japan, the Netherlands and New […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy patrol boats assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CORIVRON) 11 return to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after escorting the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Hyuga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) through Pearl Harbor for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.   Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel […]

  • 3 August 2014
    Training & Education

    The world’s largest international maritime exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, concluded with the participation of 22 nations, 49 surface ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California, August 1.   Hosted by U.S. Pacific Fleet, RIMPAC 2014 was led by U.S. Vice […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The world’s largest international maritime exercise concluded Aug. 4, after more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel participated in Rim of the Pacific 2016, more countries and personnel than in […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet (C3F) and Tactical Training Group Pacific (TTGP) held a Staff Exercise (STAFFEX) for senior leadership staffs at Naval Base Point Loma April 14-16 in preparation for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.   The exercise provided an opportunity to work through challenging scenarios in a synthetic, computer-based environment prior to live […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Active duty and reserve Sailors from Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron (MSRON) 9 look to retest their skills as a cohesive organization in a Unit Level Training and Readiness Assessment (ULTRA) during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise July 21. During ULTRA, Maritime Expeditionary Security Group (MESG) 1 will evaluate MSRON 9’s command training team […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    With four new participants, the number of countries taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest international maritime exercise, rose to 27. 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 30 to August 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Eight nations took part in a joint operational planning training opportunity during Sea Spirit 2012, at the Ford Island Conference Center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise. Canadian Forces College senior instructors from the Canadian Army, Royal Canadian Air Force, and Royal Canadian Navy led more than […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Working alongside multinational naval forces during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, the Oliver Hazard Perry-Class guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) demonstrated her proficiency in gunnery, maritime interdiction operations, helicopter operations, small boat operations, navigation, communication, and ship handling.   Gary began her involvement transiting the Pacific Ocean during a group sail including […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited Sailors aboard USS Independence (LCS 2) July 24 as the ship participated in the 2014 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise off the coast of Hawaii.   During RIMPAC, the largest international maritime exercise in the world, Independence, the second littoral combat ship to be […]