News ID: 68748 |
Publish Date: 09:25 - 07 September 2016
U.S Claimed:

Iran vessel close to U.S. Navy ship in Gulf

A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a Iranian fast-attack craft from came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, U.S. Defense Department officials claimed.

Iran vessel close to U.S. Navy ship in GulfAccording to MANA, Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis claimed: the Iranian vessel sailed directly in front of the USS Firebolt, forcing the 174-foot (53-metre) U.S. ship to change course.
The U.S. ship claimed that it tried to communicate with the Iranian ship by radio but received no response.
Tags: US vessel iran
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