| 8 December 2023, Friday |

US Navy sends guided-missile submarine to Middle East

In support of the Bahrain-based US Fifth Fleet, US Navy said on Saturday a nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine was operating in the Middle East
The USS Florida entered the region on Thursday and began transiting the Suez Canal, Commander Timothy Hawkins said in a statement.
“It is capable of carrying up to 154 Tomahawk land-attack cruise missiles and is deployed to US 5th Fleet to help ensure regional maritime security and stability,” Hawkins said.

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