Kuwait Naval Base

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Kuwait Naval Base Kuwait naval force.jpg
Sheikh Muhammad Naser al-Ahmad Naval Base
Ras al-Qulayah Naval Base
Camp Patriot
Al-Julaia'a, Al Ahmadi District
US Navy 050226-N-6932B-106 Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) file aboard a Landing Craft Utility (LCU) on board Kuwait Naval Base, Kuwait.jpg
United States Marine Corps service personnel file aboard a Landing Craft Utility at the base
Coordinates 28°51′52″N 48°16′22″E / 28.864389°N 48.272722°E / 28.864389; 48.272722
Type Naval base
Site history
Built ???? (????)
In use ????-Present

Kuwait Naval Base (Sheikh Muhammad Naser al-Ahmad Naval Base) is a Kuwaiti naval base on the eastern coast of Kuwait.[1] The base is also used by the United States Fifth Fleet using the name Camp Patriot. It is used by US and Kuwaiti forces to conduct military operations and training exercises.[2]

The naval base also has a heliport with the ICAO designator OKNB.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Pike (2011). "Kuwait Navy Base / Camp Patriot". Global Security.org. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Peter D. Lawlor (21 July 2011). "Seabees Build Up Berm At Kuwait Naval Base". U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 

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