Thursday, January 13, 2011

CNS Almirante Lynch (FF-07)

The Chilean frigate Lynch (FFG 07) transits past Hospital Point in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii before beginning the joint nation exercise "Rim of the Pacific 2004"(RIMPAC). RIMPAC is the largest international maritime exercise in the waters around the Hawaiian Islands. This years exercise includes seven participating nations; Australia, Canada, Chile, Japan, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States. RIMPAC is intended to enhance the tactical proficiency of participating units in a wide array of combined operations at sea, while enhancing stability in the Pacific Rim region. (Photo: U.S. Navy/Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Justin P. Nesbitt)

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