The U.S. military is sending the amphibious transport dock USS Arlington and a Patriot missile battery to the Central Command region to let Iran know it will have a bad day if it decides to attack U.S. forces in the region, a defense official announced on Friday.

Both deployments were part of the CENTCOM commander's original request for reinforcements in response to intelligence that Iranian Revolutionary Guards were loading missiles onto dhows and other indications that Iran and its proxy forces could be preparing to attack U.S. forces in the region, the defense official told reporters.

Read More Show Less
The USS America, (LHA 6), houses 12 F35-B Lightning II aircraft off the coast of California, November 18, 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Dana Beesley)

The Navy is bringing increased strike power to U.S. forces in the Pacific with a new deployment, the service said in a statement.

Read More Show Less

In 2014, Russia was on its way to filling a major capacity gap that emerged during the 2008 Russo-Georgia conflict; namely, a significant lack of amphibious assault capability.

Read More Show Less

Five days of intensive search efforts for a Marine who fell overboard in the Sulu Sea have ended without locating the Marine, whose status is still officially “missing,” Corps officials said on Tuesday.

Read More Show Less
U.S. Navy photo / Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam Brock.

Search and rescue efforts are ongoing for a Marine who fell overboard near the Philippines while embarked on the amphibious assault ship Essex with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Corps officials announced on Friday.

Read More Show Less
© 2018 Hirepurpose. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service.