U.S. Navy Using Drones to Monitor Iranian Military

Service is utilizing robotic platforms in hybrid fleet. The U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet is utilizing a diverse range of unmanned systems on the ground, underwater, and in the…

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Pentagon Deploys Marines to the Middle East

Marine Expeditionary Unit being sent to deter Iran’s interference with shipping. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit deployed to the Middle East to…

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U.S. Sending F-16s to Protect Shipping in Middle East 

Pentagon also considers increasing other military presence in the region. The U.S. Defense Department announced it is increasing its use of fighter jets to stop Iranians from seizing…

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U.S. Navy Prevents Iran from Capturing 2 Oil Tankers

Both commercial vessels were near the Strait of Hormuz. The U.S. Navy reported that an attempt by Iranian forces to capture two oil tankers was foiled by an…

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Iranian Vessels Challenge U.S. Navy Ships

U.S. responds with warning flares.  In the Strait of Hormuz on Monday, Iranian naval vessels challenged ships from the U.S. Fifth Fleet. The U.S. responded with warning flares.  According…

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U.S. Navy Sends Carrier to the Persian Gulf

Scheduled transit ensures international passage remains open. The entrance to the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz, is a major bottleneck along the international oil trade route. In…

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