The U.S. Navy’s Big Worry When Confronting Iran: Sea Mines
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Charlie Gao

Military Affairs, Middle East

They are not hard to make and could cause a lot of damage.

Here's What You Need to Know: Similarly, mines could be an easy way for China to complicate a situation in the South China Sea, or for Russia to attempt to isolate the Baltic states navally from Europe.

Hypersonic missiles and fast attack boats may dominate the headlines as the primary threats to the U.S. Navy, but the naval mine remains one of the deadliest threats to the modern warship. Mine...

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