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Iran, Russia, China To Hold Joint Naval Drill In The Indian Ocean: Maritime Security Belt

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Iran, Russia, China To Hold Joint Naval Drill In The Indian Ocean: Maritime Security Belt

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Russia, China and Iran are to hold joint naval drills in the Indian Ocean in mid-February.

This was announced by Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Jagaryan.

“The next multilateral naval exercise will be held in the northern part of the Indian Ocean in mid-February 2021. During them, it is planned, among other things, to work out interaction in search and rescue operations and measures to ensure the safety of navigation,” the ambassador said in an interview with RIA.

Previously, the naval exercises of Russia, Iran and China called the “Maritime Security Belt” were held at the end of December 2019, following which the Iranian military expressed confidence that the maneuvers would continue.

The first drill constituted the following warships:

  1. Iran
  • Alborz (frigate)
  • Sahand (frigate)
  • Bayandor (corvette)
  • Tondar (hovercraft)
  • Shahid Naserinejad (auxiliary ship)
  • Shahid Nazeri (HARTH)
  1. China
  • Xining (destroyer)
  1. Russia
  • Yaroslav Mudry (frigate)
  • Elnya (tanker)
  • Viktor Konetsky (tugboat)

The second organization of the exercises, as the head of the Iranian Defense Ministry previously reported to RIA Novosti, is tied to the situation with the coronavirus pandemic.

This announcement comes just after USS Nimitz carrier strike group was pulled out of the Persian Gulf and repositioned in the Indo-Pacific, to pressure China.

As such, it would actually be closer to where the exercises will take place.

The announcement also comes just as the US, Japan, and Australia are conducting joint drills out of Guam specifically aimed at countering a theoretical future attack from big powers like China or Russia. These drills, dubbed Cope North 2021, are expected to run until Feb. 19.

“China and Russia can increasingly hold overseas US bases at risk. To adapt, the air force must evolve from its dependence on well-established airfields or risk building an operational edge,” Brigadier General Jeremy Sloane, commander of the 36th Wing at Andersen, told a virtual event hosted by the Air Force Association.

“While the service can overcome some disadvantage with long-range bombers, a war in which missiles knock out American air bases and prevent the ability to launch and recover short-range fighter jets is unlikely to end well.”

Just as the drills were announced, US Central Command commander Gen. Kenneth McKenzie gave his first public address since Joe Biden became US President.

Gen. McKenzie said:

“For more than forty years, the Iranian regime has funded and aggressively supported terrorism and terrorist organizations, and defied international norms by conducting malign activities which destabilized not only the region but global security and commerce as well.”

“Our presence in the region, mostly defensive in nature, has brought us to a period of contested deterrence with Iran,” he added. “This presence sends a clear and unambiguous signal about our capabilities and will to defend partners and international interests, a signal that has been clearly received by the Iranian regime.”

As such, the standoff with Iran, Russia and China are not going anywhere. Not only that, but they’re about to ramp up.

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Frank

Frankly, Iran, Russia and China are ancient nations with a history of friendship and now an iron clad fraternity of powerful Eurasian states. Iran is signing a 20 year military strategic pact with Russia and 25 year economic and security alliance with China. The world power balance has shifted to the good guys finally.

JIMI JAMES

Good post Frank:

verner

and maybe with shoygu as well. they ought to have a few things to discuss and which will make the jews in palestine tremble even more than they are now.

Ashok Varma

Shoigu has been sidelined by Putin as he was getting popular and nationalistic and wanted a more assertive stance against Zionists.

verner

yeah long since shoygu was in the papers or visited syria etc.

Just Me

Putin does not like anyone in the limelight, Shoygu was very popular in the military and as a native Russian Tuvan, he is also highly nationalistic and honest, so that caused problems for Kremlin as he was being touted as the next President. Putin wants to stay in power for life as his term is now extended to 2036.

occupybacon

Russia… Tugboat :)

Frank

Firefighting you dope. It is naval safety exercise too. How to deal with tanker fires.

occupybacon

And will splash the Chinese and Iranian sailors with foam?

farbat

actually a tugboat for positioning targets for target practice

occupybacon

Yes, for Russian Navy, positioning targets is best role. Like in Tenis, the ball girls.

farbat

how else do you position mock targets?

occupybacon

Well, it’s a good role for the Russian navy to take care of mock targets, to count the holes etc. They have some serious subs, the rest is a joke.

farbat

russian destroyer class ships are way more armed than western examples they have better ranges and better radar but obviously they arent that speedy like the low armed american equivalent but the americans really arent that armed

occupybacon

Russia excells in superiority of single used weapons while US excells in integration of multiple weapons, a US ship or plane never acts alone.

farbat

american ships on their own are useless and america generally is capable with the navy when it can get something into the air so navy power of america is pure air power mostly

occupybacon

Ok but I never heard US to paricipate on international exercise with a tugboat – which as everybody knows it’s there because Russian battleships have old Soviet engines that can break any moment, wherever they go, they are accompanied by tugboats.

farbat

not really it is just a tugboat to push stuff around in the sea

Just Me

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IRIN Bayandor class corvettes and Moudge class frigates patrol in the Persian Gulf.

Just Me

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Tondar (Thunder) class Hovercraft .

Just Me

IRIN Fateh (Victory) class SSM armed Hovercraft in ambush position at Arvand Rood.

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Just Me

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Just Me

Iranian marines beach assault at Qeshm island, Persian Gulf.comment image

verner

should be fine for assault on uae or saudi arabia, two minor statelets that can’t find their way out of a disintegrating paperbag even when they try.

farbat

iran doesnt aggress on others so they would have need to annoy iran first with some action that would result in an assault

farbat

the arabs we can align to us easily they just need to be understanding that they cant cut of irans hand and like we iranians know arabs kiss the hand they cant cut off its their tradition they are very reasonable in that manner

occupybacon

Iranian sailors should be prepared to be splashed with bath foam by the Russian Tugboat

farbat

how old are you?

occupybacon

+18

farbat

10+ i would have believed

occupybacon

Maybe

farbat

cognitively the age is not the same as age of the body i guess you are one of those manchilds

occupybacon

You know better

farbat

you had a shock experience i guess

occupybacon

When I saw the first time a horse with errection

farbat

what does terrify you so much?

occupybacon

Midget porn. I can’t sleep at night hearing these midgets are gang bangging under my bed.

Jimmy Jim

CENTIMETERS?

occupybacon

I prefer not to go that dirrection, it’s too simple, no provocation for me.

JIMI JAMES

Usa…Turncoat ;-)

johnny rotten

The problem with stupid americunts is that they really believe in the bullshit they say, this is the most dangerous side of the story, people who think that killing half a million Iraqi children is justifiable, it is fortunate that such crazy criminals no longer have any serious military strength, this is the purpose of the joint exercises between Iran Russia and China, to send a warning that Iran is not alone, isisrahell and NATO have been warned.

Just Me

True, but Iran has proved over 42 of endless Zionist cowards and western pimps hostility that it can defend itself. In any case, now it is nuclear power and no one is game enough to take Iran, Russia or China on. They destroyed the USSR because it had a weaker domestic economy, China is another matter, as it can outspend the bankrupt US in every field as technically its economy is now twice the size of deadbeat dying US. After the One Belt gets totally integrated, the US will have a smaller economy than India.

JIMI JAMES

Real world economy less,fake economy,anyones guess here on in,mind you
The soviet union were never in the kind of debt other big nations are todays,
goes to show how much damage imf did to them with all their bullsht reports along with their poaching clients whom did a good job to fuk over the cccp needlessly.
On the bright side,what doesn’t kill only makes one stronger in the end as for they whom schemed it to be like it was ever since,shall we say,they had their rewards?

Just Me

Update On Iranian Navy Surface-Effect Ship (SES)

Iran has become one of relatively few navies fielding
Surface Effect Ships (SES). These combine a catamaran hull with air
cushions like a hovercraft. Other SES are used extensively by North
Korea, and also by Russia and Norway.

Saba is Iran’s first mine countermeasures ship and will bring new
capabilities to the Iranian Navy. This is despite both the Iranian Navy
and IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps) making extensive use of
sea mines. The design and missiles indicate close collaboration with North Korea and Russia.

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Potato Man

Iran US is “Main Driver of Instability” in Mideast and the world”

Here fuking thing about American pigs and Zion, they both think they have control over other people in the world….both countries have the most stupid fuking people as well and believe they are god’s people.
“God bless US” for what? US got power for 70 years…LMFAO, the fuking evangelical Christians and Zion are the problem in the world. Zion and evangelical Christians are just like Wahhabi Sunnis. Clowns of the world…I laugh my ass of see them burn in hell one day.

Also, In no fuking time has a country ruled over the world, never, and it’s never gonna happen. US and Zion can say what they want and lie to save face as much as they want…it wouldn’t change anything, in ME Zion are fuking joke as they have been in history and US never can run away from their war crimes around the world, they are after all from West. Once the US go down look who gonna give a fuk to them beside their small dogs. Even now, Iran wouldn’t give fuk as they shouldn’t…the fuk Zion+ evangelical gonna do.

JIMI JAMES

Pence classic example of fake christianity,infact all support lgbtq are enemys of gods,
no exceptions,remmember usa in 2015 rigged up this kweer insanity,it’s been only 5 years but abomination will become more apparent as they descend against constituates as if disrespecting others law of lands was not insulting enough,you can’t preach christianity if you intend to slander they whom atleast had the faith to try to keep the peace=hyppocrites:
Question remains will their corporated god save them from themselfs?I highly doubt it will.

christianblood

The White House’s new religion is “LGBTQ”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVeWo_4gbAs

verner

the jews will have to go, be sacrificed, since there is no peace on earth as long as they are around.

Jimmy Jim

I SMELL GAS!

Séamus Ó Néill

Simple message for the not too intelligent Americans and Israelis, mess with Iran, you mess with us !

JIMI JAMES

Last time they tried to destroy me nation was nearly 10 years ago,things radically changed since then,particulary turkey who seems more inclined to focus trades towards eurasia too.

Proud Hindu

Three navies displaying their junk

verner

quite happy to see the other side stick their heads in the sand, like the fabled ostrich.

farbat

india is actually one of russias buyer so how can it be junk when you depend on it

farbat

stop behaving like a jew animal it should be beneath you and really how comes that they brainwashed you when you have actually a culture and tradition of your own

farbat

india was smart when it was joining these things and india would have been smart if it was part of this drill atleast with the akula you have which is btw one of my favorite submarines and not junk

Proud Hindu

Well farbat, we stopped purchasing russian weapons as they are of poor quality and russia is now supplying weapons fo china our enemy.

Ashok Varma

Away madar chop jahil bhonsere kay. 70% of Indian equipment is Russian.

Proud Hindu

Russian junk apni ammi ki gand mein dal bhadve hussaini

cechas vodobenikov

dalit watch too much bollywood

Proud Hindu

Save your a$$hole russian soldiers dying in syria drunk a$$hole russian

Just Me

India was invited to only one exercise with other US puppets, but their only ship broke down and then there was problem with stink, curry body odor and personal hygiene as the Indian sailors took a dump on the flight deck of US aircraft carrier and were banned.

Free man

What does Putin really think about Iran:
https://twitter.com/HeshmatAlavi/status/1358795350996357120

Ahson

He’s totally MKO Ali…..you can just tell from a mile away.

farbat

its sad because he is blabbering the same nonsense for 40 years now and his kind have 0 chance of winning anything

farbat

i have problems with iranian “diaspora” because they are so western connected and i rather have iran not connected to any entity but the issue with the mek and ncri is laughable they arent even iranians at all

farbat

mek is a gulag death cult

farbat

ncri is a reality show

farbat

i have slaveman banned because he is a retard of a different dimension but absurd is that he can even have an account during this fascist silicon valley times i certainly cant have accounts on most platforms nor can donald crassus the fool of america for that matter so why can mek terrorist cult have 100s of accounts on all platforms

Ahson

aray……him and that jensi mohammad of tel aviv……both kheli obsessed.

farbat

russia and zionists arent “cool” with each other as you suggest

farbat

russia does warn iran about every zionist aggression first of all

farbat

russia does consider zionist aggression as the same mistake as the turkish and american aggression its basically considered as the same crime against syria

farbat

russia already noticed that so called attacks against iran in syria are not targeting iranian interests but the interests of syria and more so the stability of syrian government in fighting against terrorism

farbat

there is the russian government which is simply behaving very passive towards globalists and there is jewish russians who are basically openly talking as if the zionist usurper entity was more important than russia

farbat

either way you cant expect russia to take on the globalists like iran does so its expected for them to treat them all like “partners” and call them that because russia is way to careful to not annoy them to openly do like iran does

farbat

there is only 2 revisionist powers in truth iran and that is obvious and the other is the jews and i guess for many its obvious aswell while the globalist and elite structure in moment is the norm and everybody dances to their tune

Tommy Jensen

We are about to win the psychological warfare in Iran.

Rouhani admitted lately Green Energy, Clima Change, Lack of clean unpolluted Sand Resources and Gender Equality, are all big problems in connection with the lifting of sanctions.

Off course Putin dont like we are taking over Iran the soft way.

Dick Von Dast'Ard

Simple message from China and Russia, if Washington and Western vassals were to start a war proper against Iran, then both Moscow and China will happily send more than just political support. Highly likely proper weaponry and any intelligence and military advisors required to defeat them…
A very costly war for Washington to lose.

Aquilegia

Of course, a better effect would be a surprise with the level of equipment Iran can throw out at the attacker.

Just Me

You mean new equipment like this …..

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IRIAF SU-30 landing at TAB 7 Shiraz.

farbat

i actually disagree because iran doesnt need that and what they both want is see iranian weapons and probably both want to see iranian ballistic missiles hitting high speed moving targets in the 1500 kilometer range like before

farbat

iranian weapons restrictions are partly gone and yes the ballistic missile issue has still a few years but iran can still show them some things

farbat

truth is the usa has more close up information of irans destructive power nowadays than iranian partners so wargames are good

Tommy Jensen

Unprecedented in the worlds history.
China, Russia and Iran stole our intellectual property the Mackinder theory about the Heartland and refuse to pay a single dime for their usury exploitation to America.

Further the Dictatorship Triangle are threatening American lives with their amateurish aggression drills in the American-Indian Ocean close to our bases in San Diego and more.
But we are prepared. We have our military in Space, in Air, on Land, and our Subs + our 70 Allies.
Just wait and see!!

farbat

i would love to see the sepah navy submersible speedboats in action since these things are submersible speedboats and nearly undetectable
https://uploadpics.net/image/WnGq

Mike

“For more than forty years, the Iranian regime has funded and
aggressively supported terrorism and terrorist organizations, and defied
international norms by conducting malign activities which destabilized
not only the region but global security and commerce as well.”

It’s always the same bull with the USA. In the paragraph above, replace “the Iranian regime” with USA and it will become the truth. The US constantly accuses others of what they actually do on a daily base.

A military alliance between China and Russia means the end of the US empire. Europe will need to change if they want to survive. They know full well that they need to dump the US and get closer to Russia to be safe. The US is only about the US. They don’t give a toss about others. As long as countries listen to them, they are only sheep paying through a protection scam that is worthless to them.

It’s quite simple…the US wants your money and resources…that’s it! They will kill you to make sure they get it.

cechas vodobenikov

US empire suiciding….a slurry of meth, BLM transsexual micro aggressions…diplomacy whispers; acts speak loudly

Trap Is Not Gay

Stand strong, guys.

Support from Brazil

Jimmy Jim

BRAZIL HAS GAS!

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