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SAN DIEGO (June 15, 2024) Scientists from Naval Health Research Center's (NHRC) operational readiness team outfit the guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) with monitoring devices to prepare the ship to participate in Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), a biennial maritime exercise involving 29 nations and over 25,000 personnel. NHRC’s monitoring devices will collect biometric data, primarily related to sleep. This data can be used to identify individual sailors at high risk of fatigue, and to predict fatigue risks across a shipboard department. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2024 is the 29th exercise in the series that began in 1971. NHRC supports military mission readiness with research and development that delivers high-value, high-impact solutions to the health and readiness challenges our military population faces on the battlefield, at sea, on foreign shores and at home. (U.S. Navy photo by John Marciano/Released)

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