Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Kongo-class guided missile destroyer JDS Kirishima (DDG-174) departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in preparation for the sea phase of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) ... more 
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Kongo-class guided missile destroyer JDS Kirishima (DDG-174) departs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in preparation for the sea phase of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 in this July 7, 2014 picture provided by the Royal Australian Navy. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in Exercise RIMPAC from June 26 to August 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. Picture taken July 7. REUTERS/Able Seaman Imagery Specialist Chantell Bianchi/Royal Australian Navy/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS MARITIME) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES less 
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