The Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle is designed to protect troops form roadside blasts.
Joint Military Activities
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson is meeting with his Chinese counterpart this week in Beijing.
About 300 U.S. Marines and Navy sailors deployed last year to Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras.
A low-flying Russian aircraft intruded on NATO's largest military exercise since the end of the Cold War.
China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands and coral reefs in the South China Sea.
The joint exercises are aimed at bolstering combat skills and improving cooperation with each country's navy.
This year's Exercise Dynamic Mongoose involved more than 2,000 service members from 10 NATO countries.
Military leaders from 18 countries participated in the event, where they discussed strategies to combat drug trafficking.
The joint missile firing set the stage for what a future conflict with China might entail.
The threat in the Pacific from potential enemy submarine activity has tripled since 2008.