Twenty-five nations, more than 45 surface ships and submarines, 17 national land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are taking part in a unique training opportunity around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California designed to foster and sustain cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's interconnected oceans. Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2018 is the 26th biennial exercise in a series that began in 1971.

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