Marines with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment practice military operations in an urban terrain with Chilean and Mexican service members during the southern California portion of the Rim of the Pacific 2016 exercise aboard Camp Pendleton, July 14, 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. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971.
Location: MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (July 14, 2016)