Sailors assigned to the Republic of Singapore navy RSS Formidable tour the Battleship Missouri Memorial.

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Sailors assigned to the Republic of Singapore navy RSS Formidable tour the Battleship Missouri Memorial.

PEARL HARBOR (July 8, 2012) Sailors assigned to the Republic of Singapore navy RSS Formidable (68) tour the Battleship Missouri Memorial. Formidable is in Hawaii to participate in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from Jun. 29 to Aug. 3, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2012 is the 23rd exercise in the series that began in 1971. (Photo by Ong Hong Tat, Defence Media Journalist, Republic of Singapore/Released)
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