Watch Awesome Aerial Footage of RIMPAC 2016

Screen grab of video showing warship formation during RIMPAC 2016. (U.S. Navy)Screen grab of video showing warship formation during RIMPAC 2016. (U.S. Navy)

Check out this helicopter footage of a massive warship formation of 40 ships and submarines sailing during RIMPAC 2016. A total of 27 nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel participated in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, which took place in and around the Hawaiian islands and off the coast of southern California and ended this week.

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