U.S. Air Force celebrates 29 years of Rivet Joint deployment – Defence Blog

The U.S. Air Force has announced that Airmen assigned to the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron recognized 29 years of continuous service in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility during a ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 23, 2019. According to a recent service news release, the ceremony provided the […]

US says Iran protests death toll may exceed 1000

Iranian security forces may have killed more than 1.000 people in response to recent protests over gasoline-price hikes, a United States’ official warned. “As the truth is trickling out of Iran, it appears the regime could have murdered over a thousand Iranian citizens since the protests began,” US envoy to Iran, Brian Hook, said on […]

U.S. Navy’s newest warship sinks vessel in western Atlantic – Defence Blog

The U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command has confirmed that Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) sinks a vessel in the western Atlantic on November 23. A Navy news release states that USS Detroit (LCS 7) sank derelict vessel encountered during deployment to the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility. Also was released footage […]

USS Harry S. Truman begins flight operations in U.S. Sixth Fleet – Defence Blog

U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa said Sunday that the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) begins flight operations in U.S. Sixth Fleet to support maritime security operations in international waters, alongside our allies and partners. Deploying ships and aircraft of the strike group, commanded by Rear Adm. Andrew J. Loiselle, include flagship USS Harry S. […]