Archive: November, 2022

Nov. 29, 2022

Task Force 55 Welcomes New Commander at Pierside Ceremony in Bahrain

The task force responsible for U.S. 5th Fleet’s surface forces welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony in Bahrain, Nov. 29.

Nov. 23, 2022

U.S. Launches New Unmanned & AI Systems Integration Event

U.S. 5th Fleet began a three-week unmanned and artificial intelligence integration event in Bahrain, Nov. 23, that will involve employing new platforms in the region for the first time.

Nov. 22, 2022

U.S. Navy Analysis Confirms Iranian Link to Drone Attack

A U.S. Navy lab in Bahrain has confirmed Iran’s connection to a Nov. 15 aerial drone attack on a Liberian-flagged commercial tanker transiting international waters in the Middle East.

Nov. 21, 2022

Israeli National Security Advisor Visits U.S. 5th Fleet in Bahrain

An Israeli delegation led by Israel’s National Security Advisor Dr. Eyal Hulata visited U.S. 5th Fleet headquarters in Bahrain, Nov. 20, to learn about ongoing efforts to strengthen regional maritime partnerships and integrate new technologies.

Nov. 17, 2022

77th “Gamblers Double Down”- demonstrate Shaw’s AFFORGEN capabilities

In line with the new Air Force Force Generation, or AFFORGEN model, the 20th Fighter Wing has accelerated its force generation approach, sustained readiness and delivered three major aviation deployments in calendar year 2022. Including back-to-back deployments to Prince Sultan Air Base, the 77th “Gamblers” and 79th “Tigers”, have demonstrated Team Shaw’s capability to supply sustainable force offerings of Airmen and airpower to the Joint Force.

Nov. 15, 2022

U.S. Naval Forces Intercept Explosive Material Bound for Yemen

On Nov. 8, U.S. 5th Fleet intercepted a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Oman smuggling lethal aid, including a large quantity of explosive material, from Iran to Yemen.

Nov. 9, 2022

International Naval Coalition Hosts Stakeholders Conference in Bahrain

A U.S.-led multinational maritime coalition held a biannual stakeholders conference in Bahrain, Nov. 8, during the week of its third anniversary celebration.

Nov. 8, 2022

U.S., UK and Saudi Arabia Complete Naval Exercise in Arabian Gulf

Naval forces from the United States, United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia completed a weeklong maritime exercise called Nautical Defender in the Arabian Gulf, Nov. 7.