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17 July 2016 Military News

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  • Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIL in Syria, Iraq AFPS 17 Jul 2016 -- U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
  • US-led Airstrikes From Turkey Resume Against IS VOA 17 Jul 2016 -- United States-led coalition airstrikes from Turkey are again being carried out against Islamic State after airspace in the country had been closed following Friday's coup attempt.

Defense Policy / Programs

  • Filling bigger boots at Rim of the Pacific 2016 USMC News 17 Jul 2016 -- In 1971, the first Rim of the Pacific exercise took place in Hawaii. This biennial exercise has flourished, drawing more nations and service members each year. RIMPAC 16, the largest exercise in the series, hosts 26 nations, 49 ships, six submarines, nearly 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel.
  • Armata Tanks to Get Russian-Made Sights as MoD Phases Out Imports Sputnik 17 Jul 2016 -- The next generation of armored vehicles based on the Armata and Kurganets tracked platforms will feature Russian-made sight matrices instead of French ones now, Gazeta.ru wrote citing Defense Ministry sources in Moscow.
  • Iran Navy to send 42nd flotilla to high seas Press TV 17 Jul 2016 -- The 42nd flotilla of the Iranian Navy plans to set off for high seas to safeguard maritime routes used by Iranian vessels operating in international waters.
  • May urged to delay vote on 'immoral' Trident Press TV 17 Jul 2016 -- The Scottish National Party (SNP) has called on new British Prime Minister Theresa May to delay a parliamentary vote on the renewal of Trident, saying it is wrong to spend billions of pounds to expand the country's "immoral" nuclear weapons program.

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