The United States Navy has released a photo of forty ships and submarines representing 13 international partner nations steaming in close formation July 28, 2016 during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016.
Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC 2016 which started June 30 and will end August 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, People’s Republic of China, Peru, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, the United Kingdom and the United States forces are RIMPAC 2016 participants.
RIMPAC, as the world’s largest international maritime exercise, provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans
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