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After a record 215 days at sea, USS Stout finally returns home to Norfolk
The Stout spent much of its time at sea making sure merchant ships and tankers could get safely through the Straits of Hormuz.
US military accuses Iranian forces of fast-roping onto civilian ship in Persian Gulf
"Iranian forces, including two ships and an Iranian 'Sea King' helicopter, overtook and boarded a ship called the 'Wila,'" CENTCOM said.
Iran sank a replica US aircraft carrier, then left it in the Strait of Hormuz where it’s likely to disrupt vital shipping lanes
Looks like someone didn't think that through.
Iran likely to blast mock US aircraft carrier in naval drill
Tehran holds annual naval war games in the Strait of Hormuz, the conduit for 30% of all crude and other oil traded by sea.
A Navy carrier strike group just rolled up on Iran’s doorstep
The U.S. aircraft carrier strike group Abraham Lincoln sailed through the vital Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, amid simmering tensions between Iran and the United States
The Iranian oil tanker seized by British Royal Marines is being released
The Grace 1 was seized by British Royal Marine commandos in darkness off the coast of the territory at the western mouth of the Mediterranean on July 4 on suspicion...
A Marine flattop sailed through the Strait of Hormuz with an armored vehicle on its flight deck to fend off Iranian gunboats
Marines embarked aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer recently sailed through the Strait of Hormuz with an armored vehicle strapped to the flight deck, ready to fight off drones...
The Navy’s mission to escort US ships in the Strait of Hormuz sounds more intense than it really is
"The coalition that we're building in the Arabian Gulf and specifically in the Strait of Hormuz is going to be a 80- or 90-percent coalition effort. A much smaller U.S....
Here’s everything you should know about Iran’s aggression in the Strait of Hormuz
The seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is the latest example of how tensions between the U.S. and Iran...
Allies play hard to get on US proposal to protect oil shipping lanes
The United States is struggling to win its allies' support for an initiative to heighten surveillance of vital Middle East oil shipping lanes because of fears it will increase tension...
USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone as the US and Iran edge closer to conflict
"This is the latest of many provocative and hostile actions by Iran against vessels operating in international waters," President Donald Trump said on Thursday
Iran just blasted one of the US military’s most advanced drones out of the sky
"This was an unprovoked attack on a U.S. surveillance asset in international airspace"
Trump: I’m not sure I’d go to war with Iran over oil
U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of...
Owner of tanker attacked in Gulf of Oman blames ‘flying objects,’ contradicting US claims that Iran planted mines
Yutaka Katada, the owner of one of the two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman, said the crew of the Kokuka Courageous saw "flying objects" just before the...
The US Has Pissed Off Iran, China And North Korea This Week — And It’s Only Thursday
Only four days into the work week, the United States government has already managed to aggravate China, North Korea, and … Continued
The US Is Putting More Pressure On Iran, But Don’t Expect Military Action
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made clear on Monday that the Obama administration’s policy of détente toward Iran is dead. … Continued
The Iranian Navy Is Behaving Like a Bunch Of 12-Year-Old Boys With A Laser Pointer
Rules to live by: Never get involved in a land war in Asia; don’t tweet angry; don’t sell stolen military … Continued