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RIMPAC ships revolutionizing ways to bring forces inland from ocean

William Cole
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Lance Cpl. Kyle Duran drove his amphibious assault vehicle through the surf Friday during RIMPAC exercises at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe.

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Marines caught air in a Zodiac-type boat near Pyramid Rock.

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Sgt. Bernard Lewis, right, spoke to three Japanese soldiers who are experts in the amphibious assault vehicles.

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Japanese soldiers waded into the ocean to get onto a Zodiac-type boat.