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U.S. Navy Ready To Confront Iran

February 14, 2012
International strait: The USS Abraham Lincoln passed through the controversial Strait of Hormuz and entered the Gulf without incident on January 22
U.S. Admiral Says Forces Prepared To Confront Iran As Officials Step Up Threats To Close Strait Of Hormuz — Daily Mail

The top US Navy official in the Gulf said Sunday he takes Iran’s military capabilities seriously but insists his forces are prepared to confront any Iranian aggression in the region.

Vice Adm Mark Fox, commander of the 5th Fleet, told reporters at the naval force’s Bahrain headquarters that the Navy has ‘built a wide range of potential options to give the president’ and is ‘ready today’ to confront any hostile action by Tehran.


More News On The U.S. Navy Preparing To Confront Iran (And Vice Versa) In The Persian Gulf

US admiral says forces prepared to confront Iran —
U.S. Would Block Iran From Mining Hormuz Strait, Commander Says — Bloomberg Businessweek
US navy keeping its options open — Khaleej Times
US Admiral warns Iran: We are ready today — Press TV (Iran)
US Admiral Says Iran May Use Boats For Suicide Mission — RTT News
Navy: Iran capable of sea-based suicide attacks — CBS/AP
U.S. Navy: Iran prepares suicide bomb boats in Gulf — Reuters
Iran has outfitted boats with large warheads for suicide attacks — Digital Journal
US Navy accuses Iran of preparing ‘suicide boats’ — ABC News (Australia)
US Navy ‘ready’ for Iranian outboard Kamikazes — RT
U.S. Naval Commander Warns Against Iran’s ‘Suicide Ships’ — Arutz Sheva