U.S. Adding Small Ships To 5th Fleet

Making good on its plans to maintain its Middle East presence, the U.S. has added three more ships to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The coastal patrol (PC) ships PC-2 USS Tempest, PC-7 USS Squall and PC-12 USS Thunderbolt arrived pierside in Bahrain earlier this month as part of a...

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