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USS Carl Vinson transits the Strait of Hormuz.. ARABIAN SEA (Feb. 16, 2012) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the Strait of Hormuz. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class John Grandin/Released) 120216-N-BC134-478

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The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) transits the Strait of Hormuz.

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Hormuz Island- #Persian_Gulf, Iran (Persian: جزیره هرمز در خلیج فارس) Photo Credit: Afarin Beheshti

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The Straight of Hormuz is considered one of the most strategic strait of water on the planet. Through its waters passes much of the oil from Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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The Navy Is Sending Everything It Needs For A War With Iran To The Strait Of Hormuz

US Navy sending ships & supplies to Strait of Hormuz to prepare for a war with Iran

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Stamp of Oman. From the 17th century, Oman had its own empire, and vied with Portugal and Britain for influence in the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean. At its peak in the 19th century, Omani influence or control extended across the Strait of Hormuz to Iran, and modern-day Pakistan, and as far south as Zanzibar (present-day Tanzania).

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A small fishing boat transits in front of the #USNavy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Strait of Hormuz.

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Portuguese in Strait of Hormuz, 1572. (Strait of Hormuz is only 5 miles off the coast of Iran)!

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