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U.S.-Israel-Greece Combine Navies For East Mediterranean Exercise

ISRAELI NAVY HEADQUARTERS, Haifa – The trilateral Noble Dina exercise between the American, Israeli and Hellenic navies will begin later this month, with nearly a dozen surface ships, submarines and related air assets scheduled to engage in joint reconnaissance, counterterror and antisubmarine warfare training.

New Animated Film has Iran Defeating U.S. Navy

A full-length animated film depicting an armed confrontation between Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and the U.S. Navy is soon to open in Iranian cinemas, amid rising tensions over President Donald Trump’s hardening rhetoric against Tehran.

Crew members aboard the VOS Raasay recover U.S. and British Royal Navy ocean gliders taking part in the Unmanned Warrior exercise off the northwest coast of Scotland on October 8, 2016. Courtesy Santiago Carrizosa/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

Pentagon Investigates ‘Unlawful’ Seizure After China Returns Underwater Drone

“After friendly consultations between China and the United States, the transfer of the US underwater drone was smoothly completed in relevant waters in the South China Sea at midday on 20 December,” the Chinese Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday, referring to the device it seized about 50 miles from Subic Bay in the Philippines last week.

Yemen: Iran Suspected Behind Houthi Missile Attacks on U.S. Ships

Iran, considered the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, has increased its shipments of military supplies to Shiite Houthi rebels fighting a Saudi-led and U.S.-assisted coalition in Yemen, Reuters has learned from Western and Iranian officials on condition of anonymity.

AT SEA : This June 24, 2016 US Navy handout photo shows the Arleigh Burke Class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94)operating in the Mediterranean Sea. Four vessels from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) "harassed" a U.S. destroyer on Tuesday by carrying out a "high speed intercept" in the vicinity of the Strait of Hormuz, a US defense official said on August 24, 2016. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said two of the Iranian vessels came within 300 yards of the USS Nitze in an incident that was "unsafe and unprofessional." / AFP PHOTO / Navy Media Content Operations (NMCO) / MC3 J. Alexander DELGADO / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / NAVY MEDIA CONTENT OPERATIONS (NMCO)/ MC3 J. ALEXANDER DELGADO" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

U.S. Warships Off the Coast of Yemen After Rocket Attack on UAE Vessel

On Saturday, a rocket attack purportedly launched by Houthi rebels in Yemen struck a ship operated by the United Arab Emirates military, nearly sinking it. The U.S. Navy has now dispatched three warships to the southern coast of Yemen, raising the possibility that America could be drawn more deeply into the Yemeni civil war — and, by extension, the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.