Kuwait Naval Base

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Mohammed Al-Ahmad Kuwait Naval Base

Camp Patriot
Al-Julaia'a, Al Ahmadi District
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Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit load up on a Landing Craft Utility
Type Naval base

Mohammed Al-Ahmad Kuwait Naval Base is a Kuwaiti Navy base on the eastern coast of Kuwait. It is named after Mohammed Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the first Defense Minister 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.

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  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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