US conducts rare overflight near Ukraine, in pointed message to Moscow – Washington Examiner

  1. US conducts rare overflight near Ukraine, in pointed message to Moscow  Washington Examiner
  2. Open Skies Treaty: U.S. carries out flight over Ukraine amid tension with Russia  CBS News
  3. U.S. warns Russia with ‘extraordinary flight’ over Ukraine  Washington Times
  4. US conducts ‘extraordinary’ observation flight to reaffirm commitment to Ukraine  CNN
  5. U.S. military carries out Open Skies flight over Ukraine  Reuters
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Japanese submarine conducts first drills in South China Sea

Japanese submarine conducts first drills in South China SeaA Japanese submarine joined a naval drill in the South China Sea for the first time, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday, in an escalation of Japanese activity in the disputed waterway claimed by China and others. The Maritime Self Defense Force submarine Kuroshio conducted a naval exercise on Thursday with other Japanese warships in the South China Sea, including the Kaga helicopter carrier, which is on a two-month tour of Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean, a Ministry of Defence spokesman said. The exercise, which involved the submarine trying to evade detection, was conducted away from island bases constructed by China to push its claims in the strategic sea.


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Iran conducts naval exercise in Gulf: US official

Iran conducts naval exercise in Gulf: US officialIran launched a naval exercise in the Gulf on Thursday, just days before the US reimposes sanctions on Tehran, a defense official told AFP. The timing of the exercise is unusual, as it appears to be similar in scale and nature to a drill that ordinarily happens later in the autumn. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said several dozen boats were out training early Thursday morning.


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