The Iranian vessel approached within 150 yards of the coastal patrol ship USS Thunderbolt and did not respond to attempts to establish communications, officials said.
Lockheed Martin has received a direct commercial sale contract from the Bahrain Defence Force to provide Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods for its F-16 fleet.
The coalition welcomed Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s announcement of Iraq’s victory in Mosul and congratulated the Iraqi forces on their remarkable progress.
A US Air Force F-15E shot down an armed pro-Syrian regime Unmanned Aerial Vehicle advancing on Coalition forces in Southern Syria, say officials.
Nimitz class carrier USS George H. W. Bush has arrived in Haifa, Israel to enhance US-Israel relations.
"It won't be long before you start to see the operations again" Australian Defence Force Chief Mark Binskin told reporters on Wednesday.
A Canadian sniper in Iraq has shattered the world record for the longest confirmed kill in history at a distance of 3,450 metres.
Australia has suspended combat sorties over Syria after Russia threatened that it would treat aircraft from the coalition flying west of the Euphrates river as a target.
Iran's has announced that it has launched missiles into Syria, targeting Islamic State fighters in retaliation for recent attacks in Tehran.
A US Navy F/A-18E has shot down a Syrian government operated Su-22 shortly after it bombed US-backed Syrian fighters in North Syria the Pentagon have confirmed.