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U.S. Navy Conducts Military Exercises in Gulf Amid Iran Tension

Bloomberg By Zainab Fattah, September 9, 2018, 

Exercises to ensure free movement in Gulf, Red Sea chokepoints

  • Iran said it’ll halt exports from Hormuz if it’s oil barred

The U.S. Navy is conducting exercises this month to ensure its readiness to guarantee freedom of movement through Persian Gulf and Red Sea waterways amid escalating threats from Iran to disrupt shipping across important choke points.

The exercises, with regional and global allies, are part of the U.S. 5th Fleet Theater Counter Mine and Maritime Security Exercise, Commander Scott A. Stearney told reporters from NAVCENT headquarters in Manama. One exercise is taking place in Djibouti, which sits on one side of the Bab Al Mandab strait, a crucial pinch point for global shipping at the south end of the Red Sea……. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-09/u-s-navy-conducts-military-exercises-in-gulf-amid-iran-tension

 

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September 12, 2018 - Posted by | Iran, politics international, USA, weapons and war

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