Iran’s UAVs

New risk for US Navy.

Iran has found a new way to harass US warships, and it’s got the US Navy on edge


It’s been more than a year since US Navy ships in the Persian Gulf have had what they call unsafe or unprofessional interactions with Iranian vessels, but Iran has found a new way to keep tabs on US warships in one of the world’s most heavily trafficked sea corridors.

According to the Navy, Iranian unmanned aerial vehicles are increasingly active over the gulf, operating in what officials have described as unsafe ways. Marine Corps and Navy officials said US ships in the Persian Gulf are now regularly overflown by Iranian unmanned aerial vehicles, USNI News reported earlier this week.

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