^Rim of the Pacific. The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. [2016-06-10]（英語）. RIMPAC began in 1971 as an annual exercise. Since 1974, the exercise has been scheduled every second year. Canada, the United States and Australia are the only nations to have participated in every exercise since its inception. Other nations that have participated in RIMPAC include: Chile, Colombia, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, and the United Kingdom, among others.
^呂禮詩. 參加環太平洋軍演，海軍準備好了嗎？. 自由評論網. 2013-11-26 [2016-06-10]（中文（台灣））. 美軍太平洋司令洛克利爾（Samuel Locklear）在華盛頓的記者會中表示：「環太平洋軍事演習」（Rim of the Pacific Exercise, RIMPAC）是政策性的決定，美國主要的目標是確保台海持續穩定，台灣參與軍演不僅牽涉美台關係，還有區域的因素需要考量。
^RIMPAC 2014. Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet. [2016-06-09]（英語）. RIMPAC is a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans.