Naval Oceanography Takes Part in RIMPAC 2022

Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (Naval Oceanography) is actively a part of the U.S. Navy efforts alongside our international partners in the biennial, 28th edition of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 exercise, June 29-August 4. Ten out of 15 of Naval Oceanography’s subordinate commands are actively executing the exercise, bolstering international naval cooperation for maritime security and stability with…

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3rd Fleet Hosts RIMPAC Final Planning Conference

Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet hosted the final planning conference (FPC) for Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2022 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, March 21-24. Approximately 1,000 personnel from 27 nations scheduled to participate in RIMPAC 2022 attended the FPC to conduct a review of the overall exercise plan and prepare to execute the world’s premier maritime exercise. Strong international…

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Semaphore: 50 Years of Exercise RIMPAC

October 2021 marks 50 years since the navies of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States took part in the first Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). The biennial, US-led exercise is held in Hawaii and in the waters off Southern California. Military forces from nations circling the Pacific Rim and beyond are invited to participate in training and…

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