Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Anti-Mine Exercise Underway in Persian Gulf

The U.S. led International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) got underway in the Persian Gulf on Sunday 16 September. The maneuvers involving 20 nations will continue until 27 September. The naval exercise is focused on keeping the Strait of Hormuz open to oil tankers if a military conflict with Iran breaks out. 

Photo: U.S. Navy

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