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Tag Archive | United States Navy

Boeing P-8 Poseidon to Replace P-8 Orion

The US Navy’s New $150M Submarine-Destroying Jet. Boeing’s P-8 Poseidon plane may look a lot like the company’s 737 but it’s actually a highly advanced military aircraft that’s equipped to hunt submarines. The U.S. Navy has just deployed several of the airplanes (modified Boeing 737-800s) to Japan to increase U.S. military presence around the disputed […]

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Two Iranian Navy Ships Reach Mediterranean Sea After Suez Canal Transit

Two Iranian naval vessels entered the Suez Canal on Tuesday en route to Syria, officials said, the first time in three decades that Tehran has sent military ships through the strategic waterway. Yesterday DEBKAfile reported that US Navy warships boxed in two Iranian of the 12th Flotilla, but today Suez Canal officials report taht two […]

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US Warships ‘Box In’ Iranian Navy’s 12th Flotilla, Cause Delay at Suez Canal

Israeli website DEBKAfile is reporting that Iranian warships attempting to pass through the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean Sea and Syria are in a standoff with five US warships — the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier, the USS Leyte Gulf, the USNS Arctic, the USS Kearsarge and the USS Abraham Lincoln. The USS George Washington carrier […]

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Military Relief for Haiti: What Military Units Are Committed to Haiti

Military relief flights to Haiti are being coordinated at the 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center Scott Air Force Base in Illinois — near St. Louis, Missouri. The heavily damaged airport in Port-au-Prince that can’t accept the military’s largest transport planes. However, military commanders plan to fly in relief crews and ferry some of the most […]

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