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Tuesday, January 23, 2024
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducts flight operations in response to increased Iranian-backed Houthi malign behavior in the Red Sea, Jan. 22, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Latest Strikes on Yemen’s Houthis Destroyed Intended Targets, UK Says

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – U.S. and British forces carried out a new round of strikes on Monday in Yemen, targeting

January 23, 2024
Total Views: 2139

Sunday, January 21, 2024
A dhow carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi forces in Yemen
Navy

US Navy Says Two Missing SEALs Died In Raid On Iran Ship

By Dan Whitcomb Jan 21 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy SEALs who went missing in the Gulf of Aden earlier this month during a raid on an Iranian ship have

January 21, 2024
Total Views: 15549

The French ship amphibious helicopter carrier Dixmude docks, in Al-Arish. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
Navy

French Warship Treats Injured Gazans Off Egyptian Shore

AL-ARISH, Egypt, Jan 21 (Reuters) – About 1,000 people from Gaza have been treated in a French field hospital aboard a ship off the coast of Egypt,

January 21, 2024
Total Views: 4072

HMS Diamond in the Red Sea
Defense

UK To Upgrade Warship Defence Missile System Used In Red Sea

LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Britain’s Ministry of Defence said on Sunday it would spend 405 million pounds ($514 million) to upgrade a missile

January 21, 2024
Total Views: 3384

Saturday, January 20, 2024
An aircraft takes off to join the U.S.-led coalition to conduct air strikes against military targets in Yemen, aimed at the Iran-backed Houthi militia that has been targeting international shipping in the Red Sea, from an undisclosed location, in this handout picture released on January 12, 2024. US Central Command via X/Handout via REUTERS
Navy

US Strikes Another Houthi Anti-Ship Missile

By Kanishka Singh and Enas Alashray WASHINGTON/CAIRO, Jan 20 (Reuters) – U.S. Central Command forces on Saturday struck a Houthi anti-ship

January 20, 2024
Total Views: 2411

UK Royal Navy mines ship
Navy

Two Navy Ships Involved In Collision In Bahrain

LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Two British Royal Navy mine-hunter vessels were involved in a collision in a port in Bahrain, the

January 20, 2024
Total Views: 4508

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An EUNAVFOR warship escorts a merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: EUNAVFOR
Defense

EU Member States Back New Naval Mission in Red Sea

By Andrew Gray, John Irish and Sabine Siebold BRUSSELS/PARIS, Jan 16 (Reuters) – European Union member states have given initial backing to a naval

January 16, 2024
Total Views: 10803

A dhow carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi forces in Yemen
Defense

U.S. Navy Seizes Iranian Weapons Bound for Houthis 

The U.S. Navy has announced a significant seizure of Iranian weaponry destined for Houthi forces in Yemen, marking the first confiscation of such advanced

January 16, 2024
Total Views: 14278

Monday, January 15, 2024
UK PM Sunak making a speech
Navy

Sunak Wants To Desculate Red Sea Tensions

By Kitty Donaldson (Bloomberg) The UK wants a reduction of tensions in the Red Sea and that air strikes on Houthi positions in Yemen last week were

January 15, 2024
Total Views: 2713

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech as he reviews a military display of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in the South China Sea
Navy

Xi Steers Chinese Navy Away From Red Sea Risk

(Bloomberg) As the US and UK launch airstrikes to stop Iran-backed Houthi rebels from attacking ships in the Red Sea, China again finds itself happily sitting

January 15, 2024
Total Views: 4401

Sunday, January 14, 2024
St Nikolas ship X1 oil tanker involved in U.S.-Iran dispute in the Gulf of Oman which state media says was seized is seen in the Tokyo bay. Daisuke Nimura/Handout via REUTERS
Navy

Iran Seized Tanker Located Off Iran’s Qeshm Island

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Marshall Islands-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday has been located east of Iran’s Qeshm

January 14, 2024
Total Views: 16110

German Frigate FGS_Sachsen_Anhalt
Defense

Germany To Take Part In EU Red Sea Naval Mission

DUESSELDORF, Germany, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Germany is expected to participate in a European Union naval mission to protect shipping in the Red Sea that

January 14, 2024
Total Views: 8304

Saturday, January 13, 2024
US Navy CNOs Gilday and Franchetti in Dress Uniform
Navy

A Navy In Crisis: It’s Time For The Conference Of Admirals

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) Today, the US Navy is experiencing two contrasting situations. On one hand, the USS Carney and other warships continue

January 13, 2024
Total Views: 132849

Biden Pushed Operation Prosperity Guardian Despite Strong Objections
Navy

Biden Pushed Operation Prosperity Guardian Despite Strong Objections

By Peter Martin (Bloomberg) President Joe Biden was vacationing in St. Croix on the morning of Jan. 1 when he convened a meeting of his national security

January 13, 2024
Total Views: 5302

Friday, January 12, 2024
President Biden saluting US Navy officers
Navy

Biden Strikes Deep Into Yemen To Protect Shipping

By Peter Martin (Bloomberg) President Joe Biden faces the biggest test yet of his ability to avert a wider war in the Middle East following US-led air strikes

January 12, 2024
Total Views: 11553

US Navy ship in a convoy with a LNG tanker
Navy

Ships Warned to Avoid Red Sea After Airstrikes

(Bloomberg) The global shipping industry was advised to temporarily avoid a key maritime trade route that links Asia to Europe after the US and UK bombed

January 12, 2024
Total Views: 7516

tanker in suez canal
Navy

Oil Tankers Avoid Red Sea After US/UK Strike

UPDATE HERE by Ahmad Ghaddar (Reuters) At least four oil tankers have diverted course from the Red Sea since overnight strikes by the U.S. and Britain on

January 12, 2024
Total Views: 1096

Thursday, January 11, 2024
M/T Empire State, the first ship scheduled to defuel the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, approaches Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 11, 2023, off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. US DoD photo
Navy

Navy Moves Hawaii Fuel Storage To Philippines

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The U.S. embassy in Manila confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. delivered fuel from one of its (likely Red Hill) naval

January 11, 2024
Total Views: 36356

tanker at sea
Navy

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker in Retaliation Against U.S. Oil Confiscation

By Jana Choukeir, Ahmed Elimam and Robert Harvey DUBAI, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Iran seized a tanker with Iraqi crude destined for Turkey

January 11, 2024
Total Views: 28592

Photo of French and American flags flying aboard a warship
Navy

French Navy To Prioritize French Interests In Red Sea

by John Irish (Reuters) – French naval forces are accompanying ships with French interests through the Red Sea region, the country’s

January 11, 2024
Total Views: 8420
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