Landing attack drills from US nuclear submarines at RIMPAC 2018

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Within the framework of the RIMPAC 2018 naval exercise, special forces soldiers from the US, South Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, India, Peru and Japan on July 9 conducted an amphibious attack exercise from submarines to strengthen

The nuclear submarine USS Hawaii was mobilized for this exercise.

Within the framework of the RIMPAC 2018 naval exercise, special forces soldiers from the US, South Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, India, Peru and Japan on July 9 conducted an amphibious attack exercise from submarines to strengthen

The nuclear submarine USS Hawaii was mobilized for this exercise.

Landing attack drills from US nuclear submarines at RIMPAC 2018

According to the exercise scenario, the USS Hawaii submarine uses a renovated torpedo compartment to carry 30 coalition special forces to the departure point in the waters off the island of Oahu in the Hawaiian archipelago.

Here, the special forces will escape through the lockout room to conduct preparations for the landing operation.

According to the exercise scenario, the USS Hawaii submarine uses a renovated torpedo compartment to carry 30 coalition special forces to the departure point in the waters off the island of Oahu in the Hawaiian archipelago.

Here, the special forces will escape through the lockout room to conduct preparations for the landing operation.

Landing attack drills from US nuclear submarines at RIMPAC 2018

Their first job was to inflate inflatable boats, the main means used in special landing operations from submarines.

Their first job was to inflate inflatable boats, the main means used in special landing operations from submarines.

Landing attack drills from US nuclear submarines at RIMPAC 2018

Commander of the USS Hawaii John Roussakies said it takes at least 6-7 sailors to transfer an inflatable boat from the submarine to the water.

Commander of the USS Hawaii John Roussakies said it takes at least 6-7 sailors to transfer an inflatable boat from the submarine to the water.

Landing attack drills from US nuclear submarines at RIMPAC 2018

According to US military officials, the special forces can also swim out while the submarine is still submerged below sea level, helping to ensure the secrecy of the operation, because enemy coastal radar systems cannot detect it.

According to US military officials, the special forces can also swim out while the submarine is still submerged below sea level, helping to ensure the secrecy of the operation, because enemy coastal radar systems cannot detect it.

Landing attack drills from US nuclear submarines at RIMPAC 2018

When swimming out, sailors can retrieve weapons and ammunition from a special box (SOF) located on the ship’s tower.

When swimming out, sailors can retrieve weapons and ammunition from a special box (SOF) located on the ship’s tower.

In addition, US nuclear submarines can also carry underwater vehicles (SDVs), often used to transport Navy SEALs and weapons and equipment for special operations.

In addition, US nuclear submarines can also carry underwater vehicles (SDVs), often used to transport Navy SEALs and weapons and equipment for special operations.

Inflatable boats carrying coalition special forces began heading to the mainland, completing the exercise of landing attacks from submarines.

Inflatable boats carrying coalition special forces began heading to the mainland, completing the exercise of landing attacks from submarines.

Photo: Business Insider.

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