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Australia and Republic of Korea Participate in Sinking of U.S. Naval Ship
Live fire from ships and aircraft participating in the Rim of the Pacific 2016 exercise sank the decommissioned USS Thach (FFG 43) at 7:25 p.m. Thursday in waters 15,000 feet deep, 55 nautical miles north of Kauai, Hawaii. Units from Australia, the Republic of Korea and the U.S. participated in the sinking exercise (SINKEX), which…