PACIFIC OCEAN (July 11, 2010) The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) maneuvers ahead of the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) as it fires a surface-to-air missile off the coast of Hawaii during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010 exercises. RIMPAC is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve multinational interoperability. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Logico/Released)

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