HMCS Vancouver Replenishment-at -Sea


Video of Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver (FFH 331) being resupplied at sea from Royal Canadian Navy supply ship MV Asterix during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 14. 

Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines, and about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 27 to Aug. 2 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 of the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2018 is the 26th exercise in the series that began in 1971. 


Video by Canadian Forces Sgt Devin Vandesype 

Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet