• US concerns over Iran tankers

    Waiting for Iran to shrug. US accuses Iranian oil tankers of turning off maritime transponders The United States accused Iranian oil tankers of turning off their maritime transponders to try and hide […]

  • India’s nuclear deterrent

    India’s nuclear defences now in place. India declares its nuclear triad complete Rahul Bedi India announced on 5 November that it has completed its retaliatory nuclear deterrence triad consisting of […]

  • New UK base in Oman?

    New plans for UK. Britain to open military base in Oman Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief Manama: Britain on Monday said that it would open a major new military base in […]

  • CARAT 24 begins

    Joint ops kick off. US, Bangladesh Navy Commence 24th CARAT Exercise BANGLADESH Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific The U.S. and Bangladesh Navy kicked off the 24th iteration of exercise Cooperation […]

  • More IRGC malarkey

    The US 5th Fleet, currently deployed in the Persian Gulf, has reported multiple confrontations with Iranian forces in recent years. Iranian Fast Boats Buzz Around US Warship With Top Commander […]

  • No PLAN plan at Gwadar

    Increase in regional presence continues to worry neighbours. China not asked for military access to Gwadar, Pakistan admiral says BEIJING (Reuters) – China has not asked for military access to […]

  • Japan, India renew ties

    China’s increased presence continues to cause concern. India, Japan to ink pact on maritime security Anirban Bhaumik India and Japan may early next week ink a pact to step up […]

  • Fun in the SCS

    Freedom of navigation under fire. Southeast Asia Seeks Solution with Beijing After Near Sino-US Ship Collision Ralph Jennings TAIPEI — A near collision between Chinese and U.S. ships in the contested […]

  • IRGC buzzes UK destroyer

    Situation normal… Iranian Attack Boats Reportedly Confront UK Destroyer in the Persian Gulf Three Iranian fast attack boats confronted a UK Royal Navy destroyer as she was escorting a trio of British […]

  • Iran’s UAVs

    New risk for US Navy. Iran has found a new way to harass US warships, and it’s got the US Navy on edge CHRISTOPHER WOODY, RYAN PICKRELL It’s been more […]