PACIFIC OCEAN (July 13, 2010) A visit, board, search and seizure team assigned to the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) make their way toward the Royal Australian Navy amphibious ship HMAS Kanimbla (L 51) to conduct a non-compliant boarding exercise aboard the ship during the at-sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010 exercises. RIMPAC is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve multinational interoperability. (Australian Defense Forces photo/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]