Tag: Syria

  • Libya intercepts migrants

    EU training seems to be paying off. Libyan coastguard intercepts 700 Europe-bound migrants Tripoli  – The Libyan coastguard said on Monday it had intercepted around 700 Europe-bound migrants in territorial […]

  • Russian Navy in the Channel

    Russians fleet heads home. UK warship escorts Russian carrier in English Channel A British warship and three RAF Typhoons will keep “a close eye” on a Russian aircraft carrier and […]

  • Iran’s naval ambitions

    Potential Iranian expansion will interest region. Iran plans to expand naval build-up to far seas, including Yemen, Syria waters (AhlulBayt News Agency) – “We need bases in distanced areas and […]

  • NATO ships, subs in Med

    Operation Sea Guardian kicks off in the Mediterranean with maritime patrol aircraft, ships and submarines. NATO ships and submarines patrolling Mediterranean in new ‘security’ operation Matthew Vella NATO has begun […]

  • Russian Navy sails by

    The group will join the Russian combat mission in war-torn Syria. Major Russian naval force sails to North Sea past Norway A Russian aircraft-carrier and other warships have reached waters […]

  • New fleet arrives in Gulf

    Missions against ISIS continue. US beefs up naval presence in Arabian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower has entered the Arabian Gulf, joining the U.S. 5th Fleet to […]

  • Carrier extends Gulf stay

    Truman has wide-ranging and flexible mission capabilities. USS Truman’s Arabian Gulf Stay Extended By Month To Accelerate Anti-IS Campaign The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier strike group’s presence in […]

  • Evolving threats in the Med

    ISIS presence in Libya focuses military minds. Opinion: ISIS, Russia and NATO’s Evolving Threat in the Mediterranean By: Henrik Paulsson At the Surface Warship Summit in Bucharest, Romania, from Jan. […]

  • UK steps up migrant fight

    Migrants will be “turned back”. Migrant crisis: UK to send ships to tackle people smugglers The UK will provide “vital military assets” to help a Nato mission tackling people smugglers […]

  • An EU Auxiliary Navy?

    Hardly what the UK wants to hear ahead of their referendum. A Call for an EU Auxiliary Navy – Under German Leadership By Dr. Sebastian Bruns A popular quote reads […]