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US Navy Ship has Dangerous Encounter with Iranian Chopper

July 26, 2019



US Navy ship has dangerous encounter with Iranian Chopper The Wall Street Journal reporter Rory Jones was aboard the USS boxer in the hours before the USM fibia splat up down an iranian drone and recounted a series of tense encounters that led up to the engagement according to Jones the boxer was leading a flotilla of Navy ships through the Strait of Hormuz into the Persian Gulf where Iran has repeatedly harassed international vessels just after 7:00 a.m. local time Jones reported in unarmed Iranian bell 212 helicopter came so close to the boxer that it could have landed on deck a US helicopter chased away the Iranian craft cutting short an incident that captain Ronald Dowdle the commander of the boxer called surreal shortly after an Iranian military vessel sailed toward the boxer flotilla following it at 500 yards the exact distance the Navy allows before it warns another vessel not to come closer Jones reported that a US helicopter flew between the two ships deterring the Iranian vessel before tailing an aircraft identified as an Iranian wide 12 surveillance plane after these incidents the Iranian drone came with any threatening range of the boxer according to chief pentagon spokesperson jonathan hoffman prompting the u.s. crew to take defensive action military.com reported that the light marine air defense integrated system aboard the boxer attacked the drone by jamming its signal insider reached out to US naval forces Central Command to confirm Joan's account of the hours leading up to July 18th 2019 s confrontation and didn't receive an immediate reply insider has also reached out to the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its mission to the UN regarding the incidents in Jones account Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister has denied Iranian involvement and said that USS boxer shot down its own drone you

3 Comments

  • Reply T Brown Records July 26, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    The difference is between presidents in the US Obama would have shot Iran helicopter out of the sky our President Donald Trump seats money not war

  • Reply Phil Gillespie July 26, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    Wow why wasn't it blown out of the sky with the 50 cal.

  • Reply Timothy Stack July 26, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    When our military is in high alert! They should blow anything that comes close to them. No matter where they are. If attacked, Blast there ass!

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