Iran claims its drones shadowed Nimitz strike group in Strait of Hormuz
@USNavy photos of the day: #USSNimitz and #USSPhilippineSea transit Strait of Hormuz in #US5thFlt , #USSRonaldReagan #FltOps during #ValiantShield2020 and #USSChicago begins to undock from Dry Dock#3 at @PHNSYIMF . ⬇️ info & download ⬇️:
The Nimitz Strike Group sailed through the Strait of Hormuz on Friday.
From Sea to Shining Sea The @USNavy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Stout travels alongside USS Bataan during a transit through the Strait of Hormuz. The amphibious assault ship with the embarked @26MEU is supporting naval operations in @US5thFleet .
[President Trump] has common sense. He doesn’t get caught up in the weeds and he continues to keep us safe. So we don’t go to war with Iran. The strait of Hormuz is still open and that my friends is a good news Trump story. #SecondOpeningStatement
Iran has released footage showing members of its forces seizing a British-flagged tanker at sea in the Strait of Hormuz
BREAKING: A U.S. Navy ship has shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, Pres. Trump announces, saying it was "threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's crew."
"CENTCOM confirms that a U.S. Navy drone was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile system while operating in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz at approximately 11:35 p.m. GMT on June 19, 2019
WaPo matches NYT: "Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, but called off the operation just hours before it was due to take place, officials said."
JUST IN: U.S. military drone shot down in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz by Iranian surface-to-air missile - U.S. official
BREAKING: US official tells AP that US drone was shot down by an Iranian missile in international airspace over Strait of Hormuz.
BREAKING: Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby.