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Indonesian Apache helicopter fly in formation over warships during celebrations of the 69th anniversary of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, 07 October 2014. More than 20,000 military personnel, 239 units of military aircrafts, 42 units of military ships and 149 units of combat vehicles participated during the celebrations.

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Indonesian Apache helicopters fly in formation over warships during celebrations of the 69th anniversary of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia on Tuesday

South Korean Marine Corps' amphibious vehicles take part in a ceremony to mark the 64th anniversary of Incheon Landing Operations conducted by the U.S.-led United Nations troop during the 1950-1953 Korean War, in the sea off Incheon, September 15, 2014.

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South Korean Marine Corps’ amphibious vehicles take part in a ceremony to mark the 64th anniversary of Incheon Landing Operations conducted by the U.S.-led United Nations troop during the 1950-1953 Korean War, in the sea off Incheon

A military honor guard prepares for US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert's visit with Commander in Chief of The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Admiral Wu Shengli at a welcoming ceremony at the PLA Navy headquarters outside of Beijing, China, 15 July 2014.  For the first time since 1971 China's navy participated alongside the US navy in Rim of the Pacific naval exercises last week.

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A military honour guard prepares for US chief of naval operations Jonathan Greenert’s visit with commander-in-chief of The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Wu Shengli at a welcoming ceremony at the PLA navy headquarters outside of Beijing, China

Sri Lankan navy personnel stand to atten...Sri Lankan navy personnel stand to attention in Colombo July 9, 2014 during a ceremony commissioning two Australian-gifted naval patrol boats that will be deployed for preventing people smuggling operations. Morrison arrived in Colombo early on July 9 as a group of Sri Lankan migrants controversially turned back by Canberra at sea said they were treated worse than dogs. AFP PHOTO/ LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHILAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images

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Sri Lankan navy personnel stand to attention in Colombo during a ceremony commissioning two Australian-gifted naval patrol boats that will be deployed for preventing people smuggling operations

New South Korean military officers cheer during a joint commissioning ceremony for 5,860 new officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines at the military headquarters in Gyeryong...New South Korean military officers cheer during a joint commissioning ceremony for 5,860 new officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, south of Seoul March 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jung Yeon-je/Pool (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: MILITARY)

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New South Korean military officers cheer during a joint commissioning ceremony for 5,860 officers from the army, navy, air force and marines at the military headquarters in Gyeryong, south of Seoul Read more

Fire tugs spray jets of water into the air as HMS Illustrious returns to Portsmouth Royal Navy Base almost a month later than planned after being diverted to the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday January 10, 2013. The 23,000-tonne helicopter carrier was operating in the Gulf, in November, expecting to be home on December 13th. Instead, Illustrious and her 650 crew spent three weeks delivering emergency aid supplies and repairing key services and broken infrastructure. After five months away the crew will enjoy a belated Christmas with their families.

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Fire tugs spray jets of water into the air as HMS Illustrious returns to Portsmouth Royal Navy base almost a month later than planned after being diverted to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Visitors try out small weapons on the HMAS Darwin at Royal Australian Navy's Sydney base of Garden Island, during an open day after the Navy celebrated 100 years since their first ships entered Sydney Harbour, on October 7, 2013.  The open day followed the Royal Australian Navy International Fleet Review which also included visiting warships from Britain, Singapore, Japan, India, Thailand and the United States.

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Visitors try out small weapons on HMAS Darwin at the Royal Australian Navy’s Sydney base on Garden Island. The open day was part of the navy’s celebrations to mark 100 years since its first ships entered Sydney Harbour. Other events included an International Fleet Review with visiting warships from Britain, Singapore, Japan, India, Thailand and the United States.

HMS Edinburgh sails to Edinburgh

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Royal Navy aircraft engineers extend the rotor blades on a Lynx helicopter as it prepares for a morning flight onboard HMS Edinburgh during the ship’s farewell tour of the UK heading for Leith. The Royal Navy’s last Type 42 Destroyer will make her very last visit to Edinburgh before she is decommissioned