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    RIMPAC Members Participate in Submarine Insertion Exercise [Image 1 of 27]

    RIMPAC Members Participate in Submarine Insertion Exercise

    180709-N-KC128-1144 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 9, 2018) – Multi-national special operations forces (SOF) participate in a submarine insertion exercise with the fast-attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) and combat rubber raiding craft off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 9. Twenty-five nations, 46 ships and five submarines, about 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 27 to Aug. 2 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC 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. RIMPAC 2018 is the 26th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Hinton)



    Date Taken: 07.09.2018
    Date Posted: 07.12.2018 18:34
    Photo ID: 4545911
    VIRIN: 180709-N-KC128-1144
    Resolution: 2500x1370
    Size: 1.28 MB
    Location: PACIFIC OCEAN

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