Tag: mines

  • US/UK joint mine ops

    ARABIAN GULF – UK Royal Navy and U.S. Navy forces participated in a mine countermeasures (MCM) interoperability exercise in the Arabian Gulf Sept. 9-17. U.S. Navy mine countermeasures ships (MCM) […]

  • MARAD Warns of Maritime Mine Threat in Southern Red Sea

    February 13: The US Maritime Administration has issued the following alert: A maritime threat has been reported in coastal waters between Midi, Yemen and Jizan, Saudi Arabia. The nature of […]

  • 3 Egyptian Fishermen Killed By Mine Explosion in Southern Red Sea Near Yemen

    February 05: Three Egyptian fishermen were killed by a mine explosion in the southern Red Sea near Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Friday [February 07]. The other three […]

  • Mine drills sweep up

    Exercise sends a message to Iran and Houthis. C5F’s Theater Counter Mine and Maritime Security Exercise Concludes Story by NAVCENT Public Affairs  U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet   […]

  • US issues BAM alert

    US Maritime Alert issued. Following the attack on a Saudi warship by al Houthi-Saleh rebels last week, a US Maritime Alert (2017-002A) has been issued to all vessels transiting the […]

  • Saab and BAE in mines countermeasures deal

    New mines disposal system under development. Saab signs maritime mine countermeasures contract with BAE Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with BAE Systems for the design and […]