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After Warning Shots, Iranians Board Cargo Vessel Near The Strait of Hormuz, U.S. Responds with Warships, Aircraft

Above: USS Farragut

By Dion Nissenbaum and Julian E. Barnes
The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—A U.S. Navy destroyer was rushed to the area of a confrontation Tuesday between Iranian warships and a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz amid increased tensions in the region over the simmering conflict in Yemen, the Pentagon said. 524 more words

HMAS Canberra in Hobart

We had a most pleasant surprise just before Anzac Day when Australia’s largest ever Navy ship, the HMAS Canberra pulled into Hobart to mark the Centenary events on the 25th of April. 939 more words

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Jeremy Bender - "Navy captain: US should rethink aircraft carriers" - Business Insider

“Writing in the National Review, retired Navy Capt. Jerry Hendrix makes the case that aircraft carriers are simply not suited to the future of naval warfare.

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What do Brazilian Admirals want? Not a quiet expansion!

The Swiss blog Offiziere.ch has recently published a piece by Paul Pryce, analysing the Brazilian Navy’s current endeavours whilst trying to figure out what bearing it is sailing. 1,384 more words

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US Navy Sends Aircraft Carrier, Warships To Intercept Iranian Weapons Shipments In Yemeni Waters

Source: ZeroHedge

Update: Because the report from AP does not play well with “Everyday Americans”, US CentCom is denying: U.S. DENIES REPORT SHIP SENT TO INTERCEPT IRAN VESSEL, 78 more words

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U-S Warships in waters off Yemen

WASHINGTON, DC — The White House on Tuesday played down the role of the U.S. aircraft carrier that is steaming toward the waters off Yemen, saying the USS Theodore Roosevelt will primarily be there to protect freedom of navigation. 495 more words

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