• RIMPAC poised to start

    Multi nation exercise due to get underway. 26 nations to participate in RIMPAC starting next week Twenty-six nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel will […]

  • RIMPAC revealed

    The world’s largest naval exercise is even bigger for 2016. RIMPAC 2016 will feature 27 countries, including four first-time attendees The 2016 Rim of the Pacific exercises, or RIMPAC, will […]

  • Calls to bar China from RIMPAC

    The Obama administration should rescind the conditional invitation for the PLAN to join RIMPAC 2016. By Shirley Kan Rescind China’s Invitation to Join RIMPAC 2016 Before It’s Too Late Hawaii’s […]

  • The Politics of Maritime Engagement

    Both India and China have had strong strategic motives for taking part in RIMPAC this year. RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement By Abhijit Singh Almost three weeks ago, the […]

  • RIMPAC: Navies Adjust to New Arrival

    Political Challenges Arise With China’s Participation in U.S.-led Rimpac Exercises In Pacific Drills, Navies Adjust to New Arrival: China By JEREMY PAGE BEIJING—An unusual experiment in military diplomacy is under way […]

  • Ship sent back to Canada for misconduct

    Ship has to leave RIMPAC exercise to return home. HMCS Whitehorse Sent Back To Canada For Misconduct During Training Exercise A senior defence source says misconduct that led to the […]

  • Chinese fleet arrives for RIMPAC

    Chinese fleet arrives in Hawaii to begin RIMPAC exercise. Chinese fleet arrives for RIMPAC Chinese media reports that a Chinese PLA Navy fleet comprising of about 1100 soldiers and officers […]

  • RIMPAC and Sino-US relations

    This month, Chinese PLA Navy joins RIMPAC. RIMPAC 2014 and the Future of Sino-U.S. Military-to-Military Relations In June 2014, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will for the first time […]

  • RIMPAC naval drill beneficial

    PLA Navy will participate for the first time in the Rim of the Pacific naval exercises RIMPAC naval drill beneficial for both PLA Navy and RIMPAC The PLA Navy will […]

  • Naval drill may calm choppy ties

    Event highlights positive interaction between Beijing and Washington Naval drill may calm choppy ties with the US An invitation by the United States for China to take part in the […]