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    RIMPAC Multinational Warships Sail in the Pacific [Image 5 of 5]

    RIMPAC Multinational Warships Sail in the Pacific



    Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Weydert 

    Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet           

    180717-G-ZV557-1233 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 17, 2018) Multinational ships, (left to right) guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70), Peruvian Navy maritime patrol boat BAP Ferré (PM 211) and the Philippine Navy frigate BRP Andrés Bonifacio (FF 17) sail in formation at sunset July 17, during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines, and about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 27 to Aug. 2 in and around the Hawaiian Island and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among the participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2018 is the 26th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Weydert/Released)



    Date Taken: 07.17.2018
    Date Posted: 07.21.2018 04:50
    Photo ID: 4570258
    VIRIN: 180717-G-ZV557-1233
    Resolution: 2500x1667
    Size: 755.93 KB
    Location: HI, US

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