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The death toll from an accident involving Indian passenger aircraft rises to 18

KOZHIKODE, India (Reuters) – The death toll in an Indian passenger plane accident has risen to 18 while seriously injuring 16 people, a senior government official said Saturday. A security officer inspects the spot where a passenger plane crashed when it crossed the runway at Calicut International Airport in Karipur, southern Kerala state, India on Aug. 8, 2020. REUTERS / …

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Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during training and aims to replicate the American aircraft carrier

Iran’s paramilitary revolutionary guard launched underground ballistic missiles on Wednesday as part of an exercise targeting a replica American aircraft carrier on the Strait of Hormuz and signaling a demonstration of power to the United States, with which they are already in conflict. The British-Australian woman arrested in Tehran moved to Iran’s infamous and remote QARCHAK prison “We launched ballistic …

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Iran is targeting replica US aircraft carriers during military exercises in the Strait of Hormuz

The exercises, which included long-range ballistic missiles and drones, placed two US bases in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates on alert. Iran’s long-range ballistic missiles were an issue between Tehran and its regional rival, Saudi Arabia. In January, Iran responded to the U.S. assassination of General Qassem Soleimani by firing several rounds of ballistic missiles at U.S. positions in …

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Iran shoots down a US aircraft carrier with missiles

Image rights EPA Image description The model of a US airline Iran fired missiles at a model of a US aircraft carrier on the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The exercise included fire that was so heavy that the U.S. military temporarily placed two regional bases on alert. The US Navy condemned Iran’s “irresponsible and ruthless conduct” and described it as …

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Iran fires a missile at a U.S. aircraft carrier during training, escalating news between the U.S. and Iran

Iran’s paramilitary revolutionary guard fired a missile from a helicopter aimed at a replica U.S. aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state television reported on Tuesday, an exercise aimed at telling the US amid the tensions between Tehran and the United States To threaten Washington. The exercises – called “Prophet Muhammad 14.” – were held near the Strait …

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Iran moves mock aircraft carriers amidst US tensions at sea

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Iran has moved a dummy aircraft carrier to the strategic Strait of Hormuz as tensions between Tehran and the United States increase. The satellite photos released on Monday likely show that the Islamic Republic is soon planning to use it for live fire exercises. A picture from Maxar Technologies, taken on Sunday, shows the Iranian …

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US Navy aircraft carrier back in the South China Sea

The strike groups of the USS Ronald and USS Nimitz, which included more than 12,000 U.S. military personnel under the two aircraft carriers and their escorting cruisers and destroyers, were deployed in the South China Sea on Friday, the U.S. Pacific fleet said in a statement. The two airlines, between which more than 120 aircraft were stationed, conducted tactical air …

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With Beijing’s military nearby, the United States sends two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea

The Chinese maritime authorities said at the end of June that an expansion of the South China Sea around the Paracel Islands – called Xisha Islands in Chinese – would be prohibited for other ships during the first five days of July while Chinese military exercises were taking place there. The Chinese government has had no immediate public reaction to …

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The video shows Russian pilots performing an “unsafe” interception of the US surveillance aircraft for the third time in two months

Russian pilots unsafe to intercept a U.S. surveillance aircraft flying over the Mediterranean for the third time in two months in international airspace, the Navy said in a statement on Tuesday. The 6th Fleet said two Russian SU-35 fighters flew near the wings of the Poseidon US P-8A aircraft in an “unsafe and unprofessional” manner. The U.S. military released a …

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