US and Canadian formation, RIMPAC 2014

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PACIFIC OCEAN (July 17, 2014) The
San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ships USS Scout (MCM 8) and USS Champion (MCM 4), and the Canadian Forces Kingston-Class coastal defense vessel HMCS Nanaimo (MM 702) transit in formation off the coast of Southern California as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, 49 ships, six submarines, about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Mark C. Schultz/Released)