A US Navy (USN) Landing Craft Utility (LCU) approaches the well deck the USN Tarawa Class Amphibious Assault Ship USS TARAWA (LHA-1) while the Chilean (Armada de Chile (ACh)) Leander Class Frigate LYNCH (FFG 07) operates in the waters just aft the ship. The TARAWA and LYNCH are two many naval warships participating in exercise Rim the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2004. 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 enhances the tactical priciency participating units in a wide array...