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RIMPAC 2016 Amphibious Task Force: Capable, Adaptive, Partners

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 14, 2016) - The Republic of Korea Sejong the Great-class destroyer Sejong the Great (DDG 991) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer helicopter ship JS Hayuga (DDH 181) steam alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) during a three-ship maneuvering exercise as part of the Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Marcus L. Stanley/Released)

By Commodore James ‘Jim’ Gilmour, Royal New Zealand Navy Commander, Coalition Task Force 176 I was fortunate in 2011 to be the commanding officer of the New Zealand Defence Force amphibious support ship HMNZS Canterbury (L421) during Pacific Partnership. It was significant that a New Zealand ship was participating in a …

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