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US B-52 conducts ‘presence patrol’ after Iranian Guard holds missile drill

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program and a U.S. pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic. Footage showed two missiles smash into a target that Iranian state television described […]

US B-52 conducts ‘presence patrol’ after Iranian Guard holds missile drill

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program and a U.S. pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic. Footage showed two missiles smash into a target that Iranian state television described […]

US B-52 conducts ‘presence patrol’ after Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program and a U.S. pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic. Footage showed two missiles smash into a target that Iranian state television described […]

John S. McCain conducts Christmas Eve FONOP in South China Sea

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The U.S. Navy warship John S. McCain conducted a freedom of navigation operation, or FONOP, Christmas Eve in the South China Sea, its second such operation this week. The guided-missile destroyer “asserted navigational rights and freedoms near Vietnam in the vicinity of the Con Dao Island in the South China Sea” on Thursday, according to […]

AFRICOM conducts 50th airstrike in Somalia amid US troop relocation in Africa

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U.S. Africa Command conducted two airstrikes in Somalia on Thursday against al-Shabab explosives experts — bringing the total number of strikes the command has conducted in Somalia this year to 50. The command’s initial assessment is that the strike killed eight al-Shabab terrorists and injured another two, AFRICOM spokesman Air Force Col. Chris Karns told […]

US conducts strike on Taliban amid drawdown, negotiations

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Even as American military leaders are drawing down the number of troops in Afghanistan, U.S. forces conducted a strike against the Taliban on Thursday, the command overseeing operations in the region announced. “USFOR-A conducted a strike against armed Taliban fighters attacking an ANDSF checkpoint in Zhari district Kandahar on Dec 10,” Army Col. Sonny Leggett […]

AFRICOM conducts 50th airstrike in Somalia amid US troop relocation in Africa

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U.S. Africa Command conducted two airstrikes in Somalia on Thursday against al-Shabab explosives experts — bringing the total number of strikes the command has conducted in Somalia this year to 50. The command’s initial assessment is that the strike killed eight al-Shabab terrorists and injured another two, AFRICOM spokesman Air Force Col. Chris Karns told […]

Navy conducts show of air power in the Indo-Pacific, another message to China

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U.S. Navy aircraft and ships with the Reagan Carrier Strike Group conducted an air power demonstration over the Philippine Sea Tuesday that came hard on the heels of a war of words between Washington and Beijing. The demo conducted by the Reagan CSG and its embarked Carrier Air Wing 5, featured formation flybys, high-speed aerial […]

Russian navy conducts major maneuvers near Alaska

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MOSCOW — The Russian navy conducted major war games near Alaska involving dozens of ships and aircraft, the military said Friday, the biggest such drills in the area since Soviet times. Russia’s navy chief, Adm. Nikolai Yevmenov, said that more than 50 warships and about 40 aircraft were taking part in the exercise in the […]

Russian navy conducts major maneuvers near Alaska

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MOSCOW — The Russian navy conducted major war games near Alaska involving dozens of ships and aircraft, the military said Friday, the biggest such drills in the area since Soviet times. Russia’s navy chief, Adm. Nikolai Yevmenov, said that more than 50 warships and about 40 aircraft were taking part in the exercise in the […]