U.S. Department of Defense

05/12/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/13/2021 02:43

Modernization Investments Needed to Protect Space Domain, Space Force Chief Says

Thirteen 'fast boats' with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy precariously approached U.S. Navy and Coast Guard vessels that were operating in the Strait of Hormuz. After those ships failed to heed warnings to move away to a safe distance, the U.S. fired warning shots, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.