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DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Spike Call. (Released) A U.S. Navy P-3 Orion from the Skinny Dragons of Patrol Squadron 4 leads a Japanese P-3 in flight over a bilateral force of U.S. and Japanese ships. The ships in formation are: USS Key West SSN 722, USS Vandergrift FFG 48, USS California CGN 36, USS Chancellorsville CG 62, USS Port Royal CG 73, JDS Kirishima DDG 174, JDS Shirane DDH 143, JDS Murasame DD 101, JDS Harusame DD 102, and JDS Towada AOE 422. The operations are part of RIMPAC '98. RIMPAC '98 is designed to enhance the tactical capabilities of participating units in major aspects of maritime operations at sea. RIMPAC '98 is the sixteenth in a series of Pacific naval exercises.   DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Spike Call. (Released)

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