Nov. 28, 2021

U.S. Navy Ship Rescues Iranian Mariners in Gulf of Oman

A U.S. Navy vessel rescued two Iranian mariners Nov. 27 from a fishing vessel after it was adrift for eight days in the Gulf of Oman.

Nov. 22, 2021

U.S. Navy, Jordan Partner on New Unmanned Systems Integration

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) briefed the head of Jordan’s navy on U.S. 5th Fleet efforts to integrate new unmanned systems during a visit to U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Nov. 18.

Nov. 11, 2021

U.S. and Partner Aircrews Conduct Presence Patrol

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers flew a presence patrol mission in the Central Region that included several coalition and partner nation air forces today.

Nov. 7, 2021

U.S. Navy Conducts Annual Live Fire Missile Exercise in Arabian Gulf

U.S. Navy patrol coastal ships conducted a live-fire exercise with the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system in the Arabian Gulf, Nov. 4-6, to test crew proficiency and system functionality.

Nov. 5, 2021

ASAB Steps Up Tactical Airlift Abilities with Upgraded C-130 Model

The 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron was redesignated as the 61st EAS this week, ushering in the C-130J Super Hercules to replace the legacy H models that have operated at Ali Al Salem Air Base.

Nov. 3, 2021

266th FISC brings counter threat finance techniques to the enemy

Financial management technicians deployed here with the 266th Finance Support Center are employing cutting-edge counterterrorism techniques to provide commanders new avenues through which to combat their adversaries.

Oct. 27, 2021

CJTF-OIR Reconsolidates assets in shift to Advise, Assist, Enable Posture

Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve continues to transition from a tactical combat role into one that meets the advise, assist, and enable mission needs for the Government of Iraq and partner forces in Syria.

Oct. 26, 2021

Coalition forces strengthen close air support capabilities

A joint coalition force recently trained together at Udairi Range, Kuwait, Oct. 20, 2021. U.S. Air Force tactical air control party (TACP) Airmen deployed to the 82nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron, along with the U.S. Army 1st Battalion 194th Armor Regiment joint fires observers (JFOs) in-training, and the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare) Task Group Typhoon practiced close air support, fostering enduring partnerships and advancing its decisive combat dominance.

Oct. 26, 2021

NAVCENT Task Force Completes First Unmanned Integration Exercise At Sea

On Oct. 26, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) completed exercise New Horizon, the first at-sea evolution for its new unmanned task force.

Oct. 18, 2021

NAVCENT Volunteers in Bahrain Community

Personnel assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) participated in a community support event at Bahrain Mobility International (BMI) in Isa Town, Bahrain, Oct. 16.