P-3 Orion crewmembers assigned to Patrol Squadron Four head out on a training mission during Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2012. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in the biennial RIMPAC exercise from June 29 - Aug. 3, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC, provides a unique opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are crucial to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2012 is the 23rd exercise in the series that began in 1971. US Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Second Class (EXW) Sebastian McCormack.
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