Japan considers sending navy to Arabian Gulf to protect shipping
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe instructed ministers at a National Security Council meeting to study the possibility of the SDF dispatch
UAE joins alliance to protect crucial shipping routes
UAE announces it has joined the US-led International Maritime Security Construct following tanker attacks in region
Saudi Arabia joins US-led plan to secure shipping lines
International Maritime Security Construct's area of operation covers the Strait of Hormuz, the Strait of Bab al-Mandab, the Gulf of Oman and the Gulf
Bahrain to join US-led efforts to protect Gulf navigation
Bahrain steps up to join US-led efforts to protect shipping in the Gulf amid tensions between Washington and Tehran
HMS Duncan arrives in Gulf as British navy begins escorts in Strait of Hormuz
UK Defence Ministry takes action after Iranian soldiers seized a tanker in the Gulf region
UK raises threat level for British ships in Arabian Gulf, sends more warships
A security level of 3 means that there is an imminent risk of an attack on a UK ship, according to the International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) security code.
Iran warns of retaliation against British ships in Gulf of Oman
Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatens to seize British ships after the UK held an Iranian supertanker off Gibraltar over accusations it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria
GCC navies begin security patrols in Arabian Gulf amid US-Iran tensions
Saudi Arabian foreign ministry reiterates that it does not want war with Iran, but is prepared for one if need be, as GCC navies step up Arabian Gulf patrols.
Kuwaiti navy takes delivery of landing ships from Abu Dhabi Ship Building
The ships were launched during a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Kuwaiti Naval Force in the presence of Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khodr, Chief of the General Staff at Kuwait Armed Forces and Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of ADSB.
International partnerships critical to expansion says ADSB CEO
ADSB to partner with ADD Military Supplies and French firm Chantier Naval Couach.
Navy storms hijacked tankers, cargo ships in Red Sea
On Saturday night the oil tanker Al Heera sailing off the coast of Yemen came under attack from pirates in multiple small craft. A distress call was issued and picked up by the Chinese naval frigate Hengyang.
Pakistan upgrades submarine fleet with SharpEye radar
Kelvin Hughes has been contracted to supply the I-band SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system as part of a mid-life upgrade program for the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B-class submarines.

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