So they couldn’t accidently enter a firing solution to sink 1 of these Iranian boats? They still would have a had 12 boats left. Blame it on the fog of war.
The classic big worry worry— quote from the “Bedford Incident” ..... “If he fires one, I’ll fire one” (richard widmark’s classic line)— and the weapons officer replies to the Captain “Fire One” a nuclear ASROC against a sub.
this is the way the worry worts think. We could sink two of them rescue the crews and run off the rest— and make sure the video is ALL over the ME. The Saudis would help, if it was Trump. But not Biden... hell no.