Kuwait Naval Base

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Mohammed Al-Ahmad Kuwait Naval Base
Mohammed Al-Ahmad Kuwait 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
Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit load up on a Landing Craft Utility
TypeNaval 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 Navy and United States Coast Guard. A main deployment group of the US Navy the United States Fifth Fleet using the name Camp Patriot. It is used by US Military 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. Archived from the original on 5 March 2013. Retrieved 15 September 2012.