Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise, is hosted and administered by the United States Navy. Taking place biennially in June and July in Honolulu, Hawaii, RIMPAC’s aim is to enhance interoperability between Pacific Rim armed forces, ensure stability throughout the Pacific Rim as well as aid the development and prosperity of all participating nations. RIMPAC 2010 Exercise has the participation of 14 countries with 32 most modernist warships, five submarines, over 100 aircrafts and 20,000 personnel. It officially started on June 23rd , and the exercise is at the second period which lasts from July 14th to July 24th. Here are some pictures of aircrafts spotted in 2010 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise.
Two F/A-18 Hornets
An F/A-18C Hornet
An EA-18G Growler
A KC-135 stratotanker
A Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet
An E-2C Hawkeye
An SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter
Another SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter
An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter
An SA-330 Puma helicopter
Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC 2010 Exercises
Queen Elizabeth II visited New York on July 6th
Mysterious ghost ships around the world
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