RIMPAC 2016

link to a news article on G Captain the maritime news website. A nice bit of eye candy for Modern Naval wargaming fans. The article includes photos of ships from 26 different nations gathering at Pearl Harbor for the worlds largest international naval exercise.

Pearl Harbor During RIMPAC 2016, the World’s Largest Maritime Exercise

160701-N-SI773-291 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKHAM (July 1, 2016) An aerial view of ships moored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides 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. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Ace Rheaume/Released)

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