comscore Tension with China is downplayed by the Navy as RIMPAC gets underway
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Tension with China is downplayed by the Navy as RIMPAC gets underway

  • U.S. NAVY

    Tyson answered questions Tuesday from the international press.

  • U.S. NAVY

    Fireworks were displayed Monday over ships moored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

  • U.S. NAVY

    Vice Adm. Nora W. Tyson, commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet (in red), and Japanese Rear Adm. Koji Manabe, commander, Escort Flotilla 3 (second from right), prepared to break a traditional Japanese sake drum in the hangar bay of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer helicopter ship JS Hyuga on Saturday during a RIMPAC reception.

  • U.S. NAVY

    Ships moored at Pearl Harbor on Monday displayed maritime signal pennants and flags from their masts during Rim of the Pacific 2016.

The head of U.S. Pacific Fleet opened the big Rim of the Pacific exercise Tuesday by downplaying a South China Sea rift with China and talking not about what divides navies in the region, but what unites them. Read more

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