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Rimpac's Got Impact

The 2022 Rim of the Pacific exercise — Rimpac, for short — is underway in and around Hawaii and Southern California. 

Aircraft parked on the deck of a ship that is traveling through waters.
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The USS Abraham Lincoln pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, June 28, 2022, during Rim of the Pacific, the world’s largest international maritime exercise.
Photo By: Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Javier Reyes
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Rimpac is the world's largest international maritime exercise, with more than two dozen nations participating to strengthen their collective forces and promote a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Rimpac by the Numbers
26  Nations
25,000+  Personnel
38  Surface Ships
170+  Aircraft
30+  Unmanned Systems

This year's theme is "Capable, Adaptive, Partners," and participants are exercising a wide range of capabilities, demonstrating the flexibility of maritime forces.

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2022 marks the 28th edition of Rimpac, a biennial event first conducted in 1971. 

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