USS Dextrous Completes Refit in Bahrain

June 2, 2021 – Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment Bahrain completed the USS Dextrous (MCM 13) Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) on June 2, 17 days ahead of schedule. The USS Dextrous (MCM 13) began her maintenance availability February 14 at Bahrain Ship Repair and Engineering Company (BASREC). The SRA took 108 days to complete and included typical maintenance…

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Trinational MCM Exercise in the Persian Gulf

July 9, 2020 – Saudi Navy, Royal Navy and U.S. Navy forces participated in mine countermeasures (MCM) interoperability training in the Persian Gulf June 6-21. U.S. Navy mine countermeasures ships (MCMs) operated alongside mine countermeasures vessels (MCMV) from the Royal Navy and RSNF. The training consisted of realistic mine hunting simulations where participating units practiced detecting and classifying training aids…

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