Dolphins Hunt for Mines: RIMPAC 2018

09/01/2018
U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program (NMMP) Mark 7 Marine Mammal System bottlenose dolphin completing a mine hunting mission, using sonar to locate exercise sea mines in Southern California during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 11.  Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines, about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel…

HMCS Vancouver Replenishment-at -Sea

08/29/2018
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…

Refueling CH-53 Mid-Flight

08/27/2018
A U.S. Marine Corps C-130J Super Hercules cargo plane with the Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152 from Okinawa, Japan, conducts an aerial-refueling with a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 463 during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 27.  Twenty-five nations, 45…

RIMPAC 2018: Ships Deploying to Pearl Harbor

07/27/2018
Ships enter Pearl Harbor June 26, 2018 in preparation for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise.  In order, the four ships are: French Navy frigate FS Prairial (F731), Royal Australian Navy multi-product replenishment oiler HMAS Success (OR 304), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer helicopter shipMaritime Self-Defense Force (DDH 182), and…

Canadian and US AAV training during RIMPAC 2018

07/25/2018
U.S. Marines with 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion and 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment conduct assault amphibious vehicle familiarization training with Canadian Armed Forces during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise at Camp Pendleton, California, June 28, 2018.  Marines training with partner nations from around the world enhances prowess. RIMPAC…

RIMPAC Panorama View at Sea

07/30/2014
07/30/2014: Forty-two ships and submarines representing 15 international partner nations steam in a close formation during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 26 to August 1, in and around…

KBAY Beach Landing, Part 1

09/11/2012
09/11/2012: Kaneohe Marine Corps Base - Hawaii (Aug. 1, 2012) Marine Amphibious Assault Vehicles storm KBAY beach as the final training exercise during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012.Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are in RIMPAC exercise from June…

RIMPAC Ships

08/24/2012
08/24/2012: RIMPAC Ships [slidepress gallery='rimpac-ships'] Credit:Defense Imagery Management Operations Center:June and July 2012 In the first photo, the Mexican navy ship ARM Usumacinta(A-412) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to support Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise. Twenty-two nations, 42 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000…