Skip to comments.Report: Iranian Navy Chases After U.S. Warships
Posted on 05/06/2015 12:12:26 PM PDT by Mariner
An Iranian naval fleet chased a U.S. warship and military planes through the waters off the southern coast of Yemen late Monday in yet another provocative encounter between the two nations, according to Iranian state media reports.
A U.S. warship and several planes reportedly changed their direction on Monday after encountering an Iranian naval fleet during a patrol in the Gulf of Aden near Yemen, Iranian state media revealed.
The U.S. military assets fled after they came close to an Iranian naval fleet and were warned to move away, Irans state-controlled Fars News Agency reported. Iran also released video of the incident.
The run-in between the United States and Iranian militaries is just the latest in several tense confrontations between the countries near Yemen, where Iran is believed to be smuggling weapons to opposition forces.
The United States moved military assets in the region in a bid to stop Iran from moving weapons into Yemen. Iranian war fleets have been patrolling international waters around Yemen in recent weeks.
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We need another Ike or Reagan.
Could be the ROI they were given by someone.
Maybe they were chasing the USS B.H. 0bama, aka "The Raging Queen".
According to Iranian sources...
yeah, I think i’ll wait for confirmation on that. Even National Review
Maybe “The Halfrican Queen”
“The U.S. military assets fled after they came close to an Iranian naval fleet and were warned to move away, “
In the same light; I signed up to play in the NFL as linebacker; and opposing teams are already fearing me.
So, who’s running the navy over there, the mayor of Baltimore?
Bet they didn’t fire a warning shot across the bow of a U.S. Navy vessel.
It’s time for a little practice with the lasers.
One can’t help but wonder what the cargo is in those US ships.
Don’t navies play cat and mouse games regularly?
There’s a Jerusalem Post report that US Navy has already stopped its close escort of merchant ships in the Gulf.
yeah, I find that really hard to believe. or they would be at the bottom of the ocean floor, where they belong anyway
I hope the Obamatollah doesn’t order our Navy to surrender to his muslim pals.
The warships chased a couple of P-3s? Did they catch them?
This supposedly happened off South Yemen? The Iranians pulled their ships out of there a week or so ago.
The Iranians are of insufficient stature to play with the big boys and are relegated to "the porch".
The US Navy does not even notice their presence at sea other than to note they are a potential collision hazard.
Just like a unflagged freighter.
Nominated for "Post of the Day"
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