4 U.S. minesweepers to the Persian Gulf up to strengthen the U.S. presence in the region!

4 U.S. minesweepers to the Persian Gulf up to strengthen the U.S. presence in the region!

Tuesday June 26, 2012

Follow-up – and babysit – and 4 minesweepers arrived to the headquarters of U.S. Fifth Fleet based in Bahrain, is also planned to send a “floating base” to strengthen U.S. military capabilities in the region to threaten countries which do not yield to the policies of the U.S. administration.
The central leadership of the U.S. Navy: “The additional four minesweepers reached the Gulf of ‘Arab’ in the last 7 months the task.”

Power harrows and is the “USS Sentry,” and “USS Devastir” and “USS Pioneer” and “USS Warrior” I left the United States in late April / April bound for the Persian Gulf.

The statement noted that the reinforcements come in response to requests to strengthen the arsenal of the Fifth Fleet Pkitzhat additional mines in the areas of responsibilities covering the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and Indian Ocean regions, and include the Suez Canal and the Bab el Mandeb.

The U.S. military source said earlier that the purpose of sending Power harrows is to strengthen the capacity of the army to deal with marine mines in the region, and the arrival of reinforcements reached 0.8 Navy minesweepers alongside a similar number of helicopters to monitor and neutralize naval mines.

The sending more military equipment to the Persian in the context of the efforts of the commander of U.S. Central Command, to strengthen the U.S. military presence in the region after the protests in Bahrain and a number of Arab countries on the one hand and to put pressure on Iran due to its peaceful nuclear program on the other.

In context, the sources refused to reveal the lack of identity that the U.S. Navy on the verge of completion of the processing of the warship “USS Ponce” as a military base will be sent to the floating zone during the next few months, shortly after the processing of military and civilian crews.

It will “floating base” as a platform for refueling, logistics and maintenance of minesweepers and warplanes that patrol the area. Q, Q
Source: alrayy