A major naval exercise started in the Gulf yesterday (October 29), aimed at strengthening civil and military response to a global shipping threat.
The exercise, dubbed Lucky Mariner 14-1, lasts until Saturday, reported the Gulf Da
Russia said it started its largest naval exercises in years over the weekend, in war games analysts said would let it flex its military muscle and underline its interest in Syria, where Moscow has a Mediterranean base.
At least ei
New mine-sweeping technologies are being deployed to the region after the completion of a 10-day major naval exercise in the Gulf, which was designed to show a global will to keep oil shipping lanes open as Israel and Iran trade threats of war.
Iran's army chief told the United States that a US aircraft carrier which left the area because of Iranian naval exercises should not return to the Gulf, the state news agency reported on Tuesday.
Ataollah Salehi said Iran would take actio
Iran's military warned off a US reconnaissance aircraft trying to approach Iranian naval manouevres, Fars News Agency reported on Tuesday.
The incident involving the two old foes happened on Monday, the semi-official news agency quoted
Iran began new naval war games in the Gulf on Thursday to show the country's 'power to defend' itself against any attack, state television reported.
It was the second such display of military might in less th
Iran's navy will on Wednesday start eight days of war games in the Gulf and the Sea of Oman, state television said, less than two weeks after the Islamic Republic's Revolutionary Guards held manoeuvres in the Gulf.