U.S. Navy drafts evacuation plan to ‘go afloat’ in case of Bahraini crisis

MOSCOW — The United States has been drafting plans for a rapid naval
evacuation from Bahrain.

Officials said the U.S. Navy has conducted an exercise that envisioned a
crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council kingdom.

The officials said the Navy sought to determine whether it could evacuate its Fifth Fleet headquarters to
ships offshore.

“My plan B in a crisis is to go afloat,” U.S. Navy operations chief Adm. Jonathan Greenert said.

Full article: U.S. Navy drafts evacuation plan to ‘go afloat’ in case of Bahraini crisis (World Tribune)

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