Tag: Iranian navy

  • Iran responds to harassment claim

    Tensions continue to rise in Gulf. Iran responds to US Hormuz Strait ‘harassment’ claims Laura Mackenzie Foreign Correspondent ABU DHABI // The Iranian military has denied that its vessels acted […]

  • Iran, Pakistan drill in Strait

    News is bound to please the US. Iran, Pakistan to stage joint naval drills in Strait of Hormuz TEHRAN, March 15 (Xinhua) — Iran’s navy warships and a visiting flotilla […]

  • Navy’s 44th fleet returns home

    Triumphant return after battling invisible pirates… Navy’s 44th fleet returns home TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – The Iranian Navy’s 44th flotilla of warships returned home on Saturday morning after a […]

  • Iran’s regional ambitions

    Iran gets cosy with Pakistan. Strong navy crucial to regional security Commander of Iran’s Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari has said Iran enjoys six geopolitical marine crossings in the region. […]

  • Another close USN/Iran moment

    Incident occurred during Iranian naval exercises. U.S. Navy, Iran ships have close encounter in Middle East A U.S. Navy surveillance ship had a close encounter with an Iranian navy frigate […]

  • Is a tanker war coming?

    Could US policy impact the merchant fleet? Maritime implications of Trump’s threats against Iran Dr. Theodore Karasik Last week, US President Donald Trump’s administration all but declared pending military action […]

  • Iran thwarts pirate attack. Again

    Iranian Navy PR machine grinds into action. Navy thwarts pirate attack on Iranian vessel Naval forces have successfully saved an Iranian-owned trade ship from pirates in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, […]

  • Iran to hold drills

    News will delight regional states. Iranian navy to stage biggest drill in the Indian Ocean Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the biggest naval drill codenamed ‘Velayat 95’ will be […]

  • Warnings at sea

    The increasing use of warning shots. Warning At Sea: Be Prepared, Be Ready – Analysis BY RSIS JANUARY 25, 2017 Growing tensions in disputed waters and enforcement operations by maritime […]

  • US, Iran face off again

    Tensions rise in the Persian Gulf Destroyer USS Mahan Fires Warning Shots in Standoff with Iranian Forces By: Sam LaGrone This post has been updated with a statement from U.S. […]