RIMPAC 2016 – Fleet Marine Forces Update

Published on August 2, 2016 by

With five Amphibious Ship from different country, Landing craft, assault vehicle, and thousand soldiers; Brigadier Gen. Ray Descheneaux speaks about exercise Rim of the Pacific 2016.

Twenty-six nations, 49 ships, six submarines, about 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC 16 from June 29 to Aug. 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 between participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 16 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971.



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