Chile United States & Mexican Forces Conduct Amphibious Training in RIMPAC 2016

Published on August 1, 2016 by

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — U.S., Chilean, and Mexican forces explain why they’re participating in Rim of the Pacific 2016, aboard Camp Pendleton California, July 9, 2016.

Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 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 that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans.



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