Global Research, July 9, 2012
The large landing ship The Ponce, re-equipped to carry US Navy special mission units, has arrived in the Persian Gulf, a spokesman of the Fifth Fleet of the US
Navy reported on Saturday.
Recently, four minesweepers have been sent to the Persian Gulf in addition to four others already deployed there, which testifies that the US is building up its military presence in the region.
- U.S. Warships in Gulf ‘Sitting Ducks’ for Iran Missiles (raptureimminent.wordpress.com)
- NYT: US sends ships, planes to Persian Gulf – World news – The New York Times – msnbc.com (2012indyinfo.com)
- Another US warship arrives in Persian Gulf to join Fifth Fleet (fromthetrenchesworldreport.com)
- US Boosts Forces in Persian Gulf; Iran Tensions Rise (abcnews.go.com)