Wednesday, June 2, 2021
iran navy ship sinking

Iran’s Largest Navy Ship Sinks After Fire in Gulf of Oman

DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) – Iran’s largest navy ship the Kharg sank on Wednesday after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman, but the crew were safely rescued, Iranian media reported. No...

June 2, 2021
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Monday, May 10, 2021

U.S. Coast Guard Ship Fires Warning Shots in Latest Encounter with Iranian vessels

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) – A U.S. Coast Guard ship fired about 30 warning shots after 13 vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came close...

May 10, 2021
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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

U.S. Navy Accuses Iran Revolutionary Guards of Harassing USCG Ships in Gulf

The U.S. Navy has accused Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels of harrassing U.S. Coast Guard ships in international waters in the southern Arabian (Persian) Gulf.  The Navy said the incident occurred...

April 27, 2021
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Monday, February 22, 2021
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Iran And Russia Start Joint Naval Drill

by Angus MacSwan (Reuters) – Iran and Russia on Tuesday embarked on joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean which will include thwarting a mock pirate attack on a merchant ship, Iranian...

February 22, 2021
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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Iran Starts Naval War Games Near Mouth Of Gulf

(Reuters) – Iranian army commandos and paratroopers started exercises near the mouth of the Gulf on Tuesday, the last full day of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration. State television showed...

January 19, 2021
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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Iran Fires Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles Into Indian Ocean

(Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Saturday fired long-range ballistic missiles into the Indian Ocean on the second day of a military exercise, state media reported. The drill, which comes in the...

January 16, 2021
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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Iran’s Guards Launch ‘Aircraft Carrier’ Warship -State Media

DUBAI, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have added a warship capable of carrying aircraft, missile launchers and drones to its naval fleet, state media said on Thursday,...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 9993

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Sahand Destroyer

Iran Fires Missile From Submarine In Gulf War Games

by Raissa Kasolowsky (Reuters) – Iran successfully tested a cruise missile on Sunday during naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s state media reported, at a time of heightened...

February 24, 2019
Total Views: 17

Friday, February 22, 2019
Sahand Destroyer

Iran Conducts Large Scale 100 Vessel War Game

by Robin Pomeroy (Reuters) – Iran on Friday began large-scale naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf, which will feature its first submarine cruise missile launches, state media reported,...

February 22, 2019
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Friday, January 4, 2019
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Maritime News

Iran to Send Warships to the Atlantic, Closer to U.S. Waters

LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) – The Iranian navy will send warships to deploy in the Atlantic from March, a top commander said on Friday, as the Islamic Republic seeks to...

January 4, 2019
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Monday, November 28, 2016
Maritime News

Iranian Vessel Points Weapon at U.S. Navy Helicopter in Strait of Hormuz

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – An Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard vessel pointed its weapon at a U.S. military helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, two...

November 28, 2016
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

How Can The U.S. Navy Defeat Swarm Attacks?

By David Axe (Reuters) Four times last week, speedboats belonging to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps – a sort of government-sanctioned Islamic militia – harassed four American vessels patrolling the...

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 91

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Watch: Iranian High-Speed-Attack-Boats Swarm US Destroyer

Four Iranian boats “harassed” a US Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, ignoring orders to back off, gCaptain reported yesterday. A defense official said Iranian Revolutionary Guard high-speed vessels swarmed...

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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Iranian Speedboats Intercept/Harass American Guided Missile Destroyer

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) Four vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) “harassed” a U.S. destroyer on Tuesday by carrying out a “high speed intercept” in the vicinity of...

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 11

Sunday, January 10, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Says Video Shows Iranian Navy Firing Rockets Near Warships in Strait of Hormuz

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy released black-and-white video on Saturday it said was taken by an American helicopter showing an Iranian Revolutionary Guards vessel...

January 10, 2016
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Monday, May 18, 2015

Iran uses maritime confrontations to project power in Gulf

BY PARISA HAFEZI (Reuters) – Iran is using its sea power in the Gulf to show it will not be cowed by Washington’s newly assertive Arab allies, prompting critics to...

May 18, 2015
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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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Pentagon Responds to Iranian Naval Plans In Atlantic

The Pentagon said on Monday it was unconcerned by an Iranian announcement that it would send naval vessels toward U.S. maritime borders, noting that lots of countries operated in international waters in the Atlantic.

February 11, 2014
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