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Limpet mines likely behind tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman

Limpet mines were likely used in the June 13 attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the US Navy said providing ...

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Tanker reportedly torpedoed near Strait of Hormuz

Two oil tankers have been damaged in the Strait of Hormuz, according to the US 5th Fleet, with one reportedly being ...

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France, UAE conclude Gowind corvette negotiations

French shipbuilder Naval Group has concluded negotiations for the construction of two Gowind corvettes for the ...

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DND wraps up US military sealift command contract

Duqm Naval Dockyard (DND) has completed its first drydocking project — the repair, overhaul and drydocking ...

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French frigate seizes over half ton of drugs in Arabian Sea

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French Navy frigate FS Floreal intercepted over 520 kgs of illicit drugs while conducting patrols in the ...

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HMAS Ballarat seizes AU$1B of drugs on Middle East tour

The crew of Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat seized over AU$1 billion worth of drugs during her nine ...

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USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Kearsarge link up in Arabian Sea

Two US Navy groups operate in US 5th Fleet AOP in show of force amid Iran tensions.

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Spanish frigate breaks off from Abraham Lincoln CSG

Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Mendez Nunes broke off from the US aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and its carrier ...

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USS Abraham Lincoln arrives in Middle East

US Navy aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and ships from its carrier strike group entered the US 5th Fleet ...

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USS Abraham Lincoln jets take part in Romanian air drill

US Navy fighter jets embarked aboard aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln joined US Air Force’s 603rd Air ...

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US, French, UK navies kick off MCM drill in Persian Gulf

Ships from the navies of the US, the UK and France have kicked off the mine countermeasures exercise Artemis ...

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HMS Montrose arrives in Bahrain for three-year stay

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose arrived in Bahrain on April 3 to start a three-year mission in the Persian Gulf ...

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US Navy joins commercial shipping for 5th Fleet drill

US 5th Fleet’s Task Force 55 and commercial shipping industry representatives joined forces recently to complete ...

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Fire breaks out aboard US Navy ship in Bahrain

US Navy mine countermeasures ship USS Devastator (MCM 6) experienced a fire aboard while it was pierside at Naval ...

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Australian frigate seizes two tons of hashish in Middle East

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat seized two tons of hashish worth an estimated AU$100 million in street ...

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Fincantieri begins construction of first Qatari Navy OPV

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri officially started construction of the first of two Qatari Navy offshore patrol ...

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ADSB, Italy's Leonardo team up for naval collaboration

Abu Dhabi Ship Building has signed a memorandum of understanding with Italy’s Leonardo to step up cooperation ...

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