Destination Persian Gulf? US nuclear sub and destroyer enter Red SeaPublished: 31 January, 2012, 02:06
There are no reports regarding the destination of the vessels, but the news come amid the ongoing crisis in the relationship between the US and Iran. There is mounting speculation that the Annapolis and the Momsen are heading to the Persian Gulf to reinforce the US naval forces already present in the region.
Currently the US has two aircraft carrier groups in the region headed by USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Carl Vinson. It is expected that another aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise, will join the strike force in March.
Since the EU placed a new round of sanctions on Iran by putting an embargo on Iranian oil, Iran is once again threatening to use military force to close the Strait of Hormuz.
Meanwhile, a Kuwaiti maritime official said on Monday that the Gulf Cooperation Council group of Arab countries have contingency plans for coastguards and naval forces should there be an attempt by Iran to shut down the Strait of Hormuz.
Meanwhile, two months ago, a US nuclear submarine crossed the Suez Canal in the opposite direction, in the direction of Israel and Syria. So my question to you is: what are all those nuclear submarines doing surrounding Israel? Who is the enemy here? Deceit, or no deceit?
U.S. nuclear submarine sailed through the Suez Canal, Syria
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People (microblogging) December 5 hearing, according to the news from Egypt, a U.S. nuclear submarine has gone from the Red Sea through the Suez Canal, Syria, near the waters are currently being driven away.
UAE “Gulf News” reported today that according to the news from Egypt, the U.S. nuclear submarine has 4 through the Suez Canal from the Red Sea, is heading for the Mediterranean, the waters near the destination is Syria. Suez Canal Authority report quoted sources as saying, “To ensure the safety of nuclear submarines pass, stop fishing within the canal, the bridge stopped traffic on the canal traffic for two hours, especially along the canal increased security measures during the submarine passage, canal Board sent a number of vessels, accompanied by guide, along with four Egyptian ships accompanying. “
” Gulf News “said, according to sources, the U.S. nuclear submarine through the Suez Canal is” George Bush “aircraft carrier battle group as part of the aircraft was on November 20 through the Suez Canal, near the Syrian deployment in the Mediterranean waters around, then along with the carrier’s five warships, including a supply ship, two frigates and two destroyers .
analysts believe that a large number of U.S. troops deployed in the Mediterranean fleet, not solely for the purpose as a deterrent, but for a military strike against Syria in preparation, while the use of force against Iran and Israel to the.