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Friday, January 12, 2024
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
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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
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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: 28593

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: 8431

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
US Merchant Marine Sailors Were Target Of Houthi Attack
Navy

US Merchant Marine Sailors Were Target Of Houthi Attack

BREAKING Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Saree said the Iranian-backed militants fired a large number of ballistic and naval missiles and drones at a

January 10, 2024
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Photo of VLS missile launch from a UK Royal Navy destroyer
Navy

Greyhound Day: World War II Combat Tactics Return To The Red Sea

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) When it comes to Army combat, few commands harden a soldier like “fix bayonets”. However, in merchant convoy

January 10, 2024
Total Views: 15129

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
2022 photo of The German Navy Sachsen-class air-defense frigate FGS Sachsen
Navy

Red Sea: German Industry Urges Berlin To Deploy Navy

By Christoph Steitz (Reuters) – Corporate Germany on Tuesday called on Berlin to provide naval support to make the Red Sea safe for container vessels,

January 9, 2024
Total Views: 26000

China spy Wenheng Zhao seen in US Navy photo
Navy

Lenient 27-Month Jail Term for US Navy Sailor in China Espionage Case

A U.S. Navy sailor was sentenced to only 27 months in jail on Monday for accepting bribes from a Chinese intelligence officer in exchange for photos

January 9, 2024
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Monday, January 8, 2024
US Navy photo of Blinken in Djibouti walking with soldiers and sailors
Navy

Blinken Warns Houthis of Consequences for Red Sea Attacks

By Iain Marlow (Bloomberg) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Houthi militants in Yemen must know they’ll face “consequences” for continued

January 8, 2024
Total Views: 3742

Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition
Navy

Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In the Red Sea, Operation Prosperity Guardian (OPG) is witnessing a gradual increase in naval strength. Led by the United States, OPG

January 8, 2024
Total Views: 50491

Saturday, January 6, 2024
ndian Navy destroyer INS Kolkata underwy at sea
Navy

Indian Navy To Escort Indian Merchant Ships In Red Sea

By Shivangi Acharya (Reuters) – India’s defense ministry is providing protective escorts to Indian container ships in the high

January 6, 2024
Total Views: 16923

Commander-in-Chief Major General Hossein Salami
Navy

Iran Vows To Target More Enemy Ships in Global Waters

by Jan Harvey (Reuters) The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vowed on Saturday to reach “the enemy” far and near as tensions soar on key

January 6, 2024
Total Views: 58266

Photo of PLAN People's Republic of China, People's Liberation Army (Navy) warships
Navy

China Intensifies Naval Maneuvers During US-Philippines Exercises

By Jacob Gu (Bloomberg) China upgraded and extended military maneuvers in the South China Sea that were launched after the US and Philippines mounted their own

January 6, 2024
Total Views: 17490

Firefighter extinguishes remains of an unidentified missile, which Ukrainian authorities claimed to be made in North Korea, at a site of a Russian strike in Kharkiv. REUTERS/Sofiia Gatilova
Defense

North Korea Likely Shipping Its Newest Missiles To Russia

By Jon Herskovitz (Bloomberg) The missiles the US has accused North Korea of sending to Russia appear to be from its newest family of nuclear-capable rockets

January 6, 2024
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US Navy destroyer USS Truxtun escorts merchant ship in red sea
Navy

Will The U.S. Navy Bomb Or Appease Houthi Militants?

By Sam Dagher and Mohammed Hatem (Bloomberg) The US and its allies have weighed striking Yemen’s Houthi militants after telling them to either halt their

January 6, 2024
Total Views: 5635

Friday, January 5, 2024
The Indian Navy approaches the M/V Lila Norfolk in the Indian Ocean, January 5, 2023. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Navy

Indian Navy Commandos Retake Ship In Arabian Sea

By Krishn Kaushik (Reuters) – Indian Navy commandos have boarded a hijacked Liberian-flagged ship in the Arabian Sea and are now carrying out

January 5, 2024
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Thursday, January 4, 2024
The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) sails alongside the Japanese Murasame-class destroyer Akebono (DD 108) in the Gulf of Aden Nov. 25, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Reiterates ‘Defensive Presence’ in Red Sea After Warning

The United States has reiterated its commitment to maintaining a “defensive presence” in the Red Sea as the Houthi rebel group shows no signs of

January 4, 2024
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Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Gerald R. Ford carrier group underway
Navy

Stavridis: Hit the Houthis And Iran Where It Counts

by Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) A series of brazen attacks in the Red Sea and North Arabian Sea by Yemen’s Houthi rebels against merchant

January 3, 2024
Total Views: 260219

Philippine Navy frigate leaving Pearl Harbor
Navy

Philippine and US Navy Start High-Stakes Joint Maritime Drills Amid South China Sea Tensions

By Cliff Venzon (Bloomberg) The Philippine and US militaries on Wednesday began their second maritime drills in the South China Sea in less than two months

January 3, 2024
Total Views: 9488

Tuesday, January 2, 2024
USS Carney recieves combat honors after returning from protecting ships in the Red Sea.
Navy

USS Carney Returns To Persian Gulf With Combat Honors

by John Konrad (gCaptain) USS Carney, the formidable Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer renowned for its role in safeguarding ships in the Red Sea

January 2, 2024
Total Views: 8980
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