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  • US Federal Court Rejects Lower Court's Ruling for Navy's Sonar Use VOA 16 Jul 2016 -- A U.S. federal appeals court has ruled that a lower court was wrong to allow the Navy to use sonar that could harm whales and other marine life in the world's oceans.
  • Pacific Partnership 2016 arrives in Vietnam NNS 16 Jul 2016 -- Pacific Partnership 2016 (PP16) kicked off in Da Nang, Vietnam this morning, July 15, for the third consecutive year, with the arrival of the U.S. hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and the Japanese Navy ship JSDS Shimokita (LST-4002). This year, the Vietnam People's Navy ship Khanh Hoa is also participating. This is the seventh time in eleven years that this event has taken place in Vietnam's provinces and cities.
  • Vice President Biden Visits Stennis NNS 16 Jul 2016 -- Vice President Joe Biden visited the Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) July 14, while the ship and John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) were participating in the Rim of the Pacific maritime exercise.
  • Djibouti: Ambouli Airport supports flight operations amid Juba crisis NNS 16 Jul 2016 -- Although last week's escalation of attacks in South Sudan caused immediate cancellations of all flights in Juba, Ambouli International Airport stepped up to the challenge, providing superior support for both commercial and military operational flights to their airfield.
  • USS America Hosts CNO During RIMPAC 2016 NNS 16 Jul 2016 -- Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson visited the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) to meet with shipboard and embarked leadership, speak with Sailors and Marines, and tour the ship's spaces, July 15. Richardson's visit coincided with this year's Rim of the Pacific Exercise.
  • Putin Introduces Bill on Ratification of Combined Force Deal With Abkhazia Sputnik 16 Jul 2016 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin introduced a bill on ratification of agreement on combined force with partially recognized republic of Abkhazia in the State Duma, the lower chamber of parliament, the data published in Duma's information system said Saturday.
  • Iran to deploy radar capable of indentifying tiny flying objects ISNA 16 Jul 2016 -- Iran plans to deploy a radar with the capability of identifying tiny flying objects in North Khorasan province, northwestern Iran, said Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, Commander of Khatam al-Anbiya Air Base.
  • China Commissions Advanced Space Tracking Ship Sputnik 16 Jul 2016 -- China on Tuesday formally commissioned its next-generation Yuan Wang 7 ocean-going ship for tracking and controlling spacecraft, after a two-month trial period, Chinese media reported.

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