Thursday, December 12, 2019

Twenty Iranian Navy Crafts Escort US Aircraft Carrier Out Of The Persian Gulf


Middle East Monitor: US aircraft carrier escorted out of Gulf by Iran

Satellite images have been released showing a US Navy aircraft carrier being escorted away by Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) craft today, amid a year of heightened tensions in the Gulf waters.

The group of 20 small crafts reportedly surrounded and allegedly “harassed” the USS Abraham Lincoln, as well as the group of American ships it was leading including the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf and the guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut, during their transit through the Strait of Hormuz.

The incident took place last week, though the satellite images were revealed and circulated yesterday.

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Update: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier ‘harassed’ by 20 Iranian small craft (Defence-Blog)

WNU Editor: Those Iranian navy crafts are very close to the USS Abraham Lincoln.

5 comments:

Fusion said...

Why does the US never do shit when the Iranians pull these stunts? Makes you wonder.

Bob Huntley said...

You'd have thought the carrier would have had a group that would have simply blocked/hamper the Iranian ships with no shots fired.

Anonymous said...

And idjit shows that he does not know "the Rules of the Road"

Yup, that is our Huntley.

Anonymous said...

I'm so glad I'm not on one of those Iranian boats.

Anonymous said...


"You'd have thought the carrier would have had a group that would have simply blocked/hamper the Iranian ships with no shots fired." - IDIOT

International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

Safety & Seamanship -- Rules of the Road