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US Deploys Fourth Submarine in Persian Gulf

A total of thirty combat vessels are currently deployed in the region, including those belonging to Britain and France.

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In what is seen as an unprecedented buildup of naval and air power, the US has sent its fourth submarine to the Persian Gulf. (File photo: US Virginia class submarine)

(TEHRAN Press TV) - The United States has deployed its fourth submarine in the Persian Gulf region following the deployment of three others near the Bahrain Port.

This comes as the USS Abraham Lincoln and French Charles de Gaulle aircraft carriers are heading toward the region.

The United States maintains twenty combat vessels, namely the USS Harry Truman aircraft carrier, as well as fifty-three logistical vessels, in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.

A total of thirty combat vessels are currently deployed in the region, including those belonging to Britain and France.

The USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier with 5,000 crew members, including sailors and pilots, has entered the territory of the US Fifth Fleet.

Abraham Lincoln is accompanied by USS Cape St. George and battlecruisers as well as four destroyers.

Source: Press TV




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Vic November 4, 2010 9:16 am (Pacific time)

So while all you peons are struggling to make ends meet and keep a roof over your heads, our brave military is squandering tens of millions of dollars every day to placate Israel and threaten those countries it does not approve of....your tax dollars at work.

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