Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said the Iranian vessels maneuvered at high speed toward six Navy ships that were escorting the guided missile submarine USS Georgia through the Persian Gulf's Strait of Hormuz.
INS Kochi, Tabar & Trikand are enroute Mumbai with Liquid Medical O2 & equipment from Persian Gulf On May 6, INS Kochi & Tabar departed from Kuwait; Trikand from Doha INS Kolkata & Airavat earlier left from Kuwait & Singapore respectively with more supplies & equipment 📷:
The moonlit hues of Earth's terrain and seas glow dimly as city lights glitter on the Red Sea and Persian Gulf coasts. @NASA_Earth |
#FAA Statement: #NOTAMs issued outlining flight restrictions that prohibit U.S. civil aviation operators from operating in the airspace over Iraq, Iran, and the waters of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
BREAKING: U.S. FAA issues emergency order prohibiting all U.S. flights in overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace above Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman