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    Ohio-Class Submarine Enters the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations

    Ohio-Class Submarine Transits the Suez Canal Nov. 5, 2023.

    Photo By Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Word | An Ohio-class submarine approaches the Mubarak Peace Bridge while transiting the Suez...... read more read more

    MANAMA, Bahrain - An Ohio-class submarine arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, Nov. 5. The submarine's rapid deployment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility demonstrates the flexibility and dynamic ability to deter potential adversaries, reassure partners, enhanced maritime security, and ensure freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce.

    U.S. Naval Forces Central command is responsible for approximately 2.5
    million square miles of area including the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, North Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Red Sea. The U.S. Naval Forces Central Command's mission is to conduct maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts, and strengthen partner nations' maritime capabilities to promote security and stability in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.



    Date Taken: 11.06.2023
    Date Posted: 11.06.2023 07:50
    Story ID: 457251
    Location: MANAMA, BH

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