Tag Archives: Persian Gulf

VIDEO REPORT: US Arms Sales shoot to record levels in 2011

Weapons sales by the United States tripled in 2011 to a record high, driven by major arms sales to Persian Gulf allies concerned about Iran’s regional ambitions, according to a new study for Congress. Overseas weapons sales by the United … Continue reading

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Once again, US Navy rescues Iranian fishermen

ARABIAN SEA (January 18, 2012)- The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey came to the rescue of a sinking Iranian fishing dhow in the Arabian Sea early Wednesday morning. An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter spotted the sinking dhow at 7:53 a.m. All but … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Frees Iranian Boat w/ Crew that were Hijacked for 45 days from Somali Pirates

ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 5, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) responded to a distress call from the master of the Iranian-flagged fishing dhow Al Molai, who stated he was held captive by pirates. Kidd’s visit, board, search and … Continue reading

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Iran’s first domestically-manufactured destroyer, named Jamaran, will patrol off the US east coast

Sick of the American navy’s ongoing presence in the Persian Gulf, an official with the military of Iran announced this week that they will be sending ships over to be stationed off the coast of the United States. In other … Continue reading

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Iranian Missile Test Malfunction

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