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    VP-47 Uploads Harpoon during RIMPAC 2018 [Image 2 of 2]

    VP-47 Uploads Harpoon during RIMPAC 2018

    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, UNITED STATES

    07.12.2018

    Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin Flinn 

    Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet       

    180712-N-KG618-1017 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, Hawaii (July 12, 2018) — Sailors assigned to the "Golden Swordsmen" of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 use a MHU-83 Munitions Handling Unit to load a AGM-84D Harpoon missile onto a P-8A Poseidon aircraft on Marine Corps Air Station, Hawaii, during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise 2018. Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, 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 Kevin A. Flinn/Released)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 07.12.2018
    Date Posted: 07.13.2018 22:32
    Photo ID: 4553814
    VIRIN: 180712-N-KG618-1017
    Resolution: 2100x1500
    Size: 1.68 MB
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, US 

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