Held every two years by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), RIMPAC 2014 is a multinational maritime exercise that takes place in and around the Hawaiian Islands.

This year’s RIMPAC exercise, the 24th in the series that began in 1971, is scheduled from June 26 to August 1, with an opening reception scheduled for June 26 and closing reception August 1. Twenty-three nations, 48 surface ships, 6 submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate. Units from Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Columbia, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the 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 will participate.

RIMPAC is 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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 RIMPAC 2014 News Articles

USS Lake Champlain Returns Home Following RIMPAC 2014
RIMPAC 2014 Concludes with Enhanced Cooperation among 22 Nations
RIMPAC's Maritime Component Commander Thanks Hawaii
SECNAV Visits USS Independence
Special Operations Forces, USS Independence Train Together
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The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab Showcases the UHAC during RIMPAC 2014
USS Anchorage Departs for RIMPAC, San Diego
Commander, U.S. Third Fleet Hosts RIMPAC Military Medicine Symposium
Fleet Experiment Offers Unique Cyber Training Opportunity
Multinational Task Force Arrives for RIMPAC 2014
USS Peleliu Held a Burial at Sea
USS Rodney M. Davis departs Naval Station Everett for deployment
23 Nations to Participate in World's Largest Maritime Exercise
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