The United States Navy has released several photos of ships of RIMPAC 2018 participating nations moored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam taken July 2. Among the ships moored are Philippine Navy landing platform dock BRP Davao del Sur (LD-602) and frigate BRP Andres Bonifacio (FF-17).
RIMPAC 2018 is currently at its harbor phase with sea phase to be conducted around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines, about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are currently participating in RIMPAC 2018.
RIMPAC is the world’s largest international maritime exercise.
It provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security of the world’s oceans, the US Navy said.