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    RTB Mine Exploitation RIMPAC 2022 Southern California [Image 8 of 11]

    RTB Mine Exploitation RIMPAC 2022 Southern California

    PACIFIC OCEAN

    07.14.2022

    Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Devin Kates 

    Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet           

    220714-N-VQ947-1082 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 14, 2022) — Multinational training participants work with Sailors aboard San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) to move a combat rubber raiding craft (CRRC) into launching position in the well deck for a raise-tow-beach (RTB) mine exploitation exercise as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Southern California. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, four submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 29 to Aug. 4 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 on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2022 is the 28th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin Kates)

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    Date Taken: 07.14.2022
    Date Posted: 07.15.2022 00:44
    Photo ID: 7317897
    VIRIN: 220714-N-VQ947-1082
    Resolution: 3872x2581
    Size: 2.21 MB
    Location: PACIFIC OCEAN

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