PENTAGON IRANIAN VESSELS HARASS NAVY SHIP AS IRAN TESTS MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM

SWIFT-MOVING IRANIAN VESSELS CAME DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO A U.S. NAVY SURVEILLANCE SHIP IN THE STRAIT OF HORMUZ OVER THE WEEKEND, U.S. OFFICIALS SAID MONDAY.

IRAN FIRED A MEDIUM-RANGE BALLISTIC MISSILE LAST MONTH, APPARENT VIOLATING A U.N.

In addition, Fox News reported that Iran had itself test-fired a pair of ballistic missiles that destroyed a floating barge over the weekend, but that could not be independently confirmed.
In the incidents involving the Invincible, an Iranian frigate came within 150 yards of the Navy ship on Thursday, Pentagon spokesman Capt.
"These provocative tests are just the latest example of Iran's dangerous actions that demand a coordinated, multifaceted response from the United States," said Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.).

Swift-moving Iranian vessels came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy surveillance ship in the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend, U.S. officials said Monday. The apparent harassment of the USS Invincible on two occasions, on...

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