26th RIMPAC Exercise starts in Hawaii

  • Biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise scheduled from June 27 to Aug. 2, 2018 has started in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California(USA).  RIMPAC 2018 is the 26th exercise in the series that began in 1971.
  • 26 countries including India have taken part in this exercise. INS Sahyadri(F-49) will represent India in the exercise. The exercise will see the participation of 47 surface ships.
  • The theme of RIMPAC 2018 is “Capable, Adaptive, Partners.”

Important Questions:

  1. Where was maritime exercise RIMPAC held?
  2. Theme of RIMPAC 2018?
  3. How many country participated in RIMPAC 2018?