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On Scene, Unseen: RIMPAC Submarines Showcase Capability in Undersea Domain
190709-N-VX145-1009.JPG Photo By: (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Michelle Pelissero)

Aug 3, 2018
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - " Multi-national Special Operations Forces (SOF) participate in a submarine insertion exercise with the fast-attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) and combat rubber raiding craft off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii during Rim of the Pacic (RIMPAC) exercise, July 9. Twenty-ve nations, 46 ships and five submarines, 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.


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