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US Navy deploys a laser weapon to the Persian Gulf and...

The US Navy is operating high energy laser on the command ship leading the annual mine countermeasure exercise IMCMEX 2014. A revolutionary weapon system, the high power laser is designed to protect the vessel from attacks of Iranian fast boats.

Stennis Carrier Group Departs on a Mission to the Persian Gulf

The USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) is scheduled to deploy tomorrow from its homeport of Bremerton, Washington. The aircraft carrier is on its way...

Iranian Ballistic Missile Scores a Direct Hit on a Target Ship

Iran demonstrated today its capability to hit a floating target with precision guided, short range ballistic missile of the Fatah 110 (M-600) class. Photo: FARS news agency
Iran demonstrated today a new type of short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) based on the Fatah 110 platform, capable of hitting targets at a range...

2011 Flashpoints: Asia – The Chinese Dragon Vs The Indian Tiger

3rd Article in the 2011 Flashpoint - Asia Series | Beijing's aggressive "String of Pearls" strategy of securing the sea lanes from the Persian Gulf...

Iranian Military Conducts Offensive, Defensive Wargame at the Straits of Hormoz

Iran began today (April 22, 2010) a large scale exercise held in the Persian Gulf, south of the Hurmoz Straits. Public demonstrations held today...

Yemen’s al Qaeda Power Base Alarms the World

The Al Qaeda wing in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attempted bombing last week of a Northwest Airlines flight. The group, known as Al...

Serious Implications of the Hurmoz Naval Incident

At 08:00 am local time on Sunday as a US Navy cruiser, destroyer and frigate were on their way into the Gulf when they...

US Sells TOW-RF Missiles, Guided Weapons for Persian Gulf States

Missiles Arms sales rally continues in the Persian Gulf, this week, sales of advanced versions of the TOW missiles to Kuwait and various aerial weapons to...

Is Washington Losing the Gulf to Moscow?

With only hours to spare, the US organizers of the Middle East conference opening in Annapolis last Tuesday decided to make the best of...

Hormuz Straits come into Focus as Gulf Tension Mounts

The London based, Arabic newspaper Al-Hayat reported last Monday, that the Iranian armed forces had raised their level of alert in anticipation of a...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Deploys to The Persian Gulf

A third aircraft carrier, USS NIMITZ, departed from its homeport of San Diego on April 2 to join 5th fleet operating in the Persian...

The Khuzestan Gambit

Could the new naval build-up in Persian Gulf signal a new US strategy against Iran, one which differs completely, by taking a fresh approach...
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