US warship fired warning shots in the direction of a compound Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached them in the waters of the Gulf region, according to US Agence France-Presse Wednesday, a military spokesman said.
Lieutenant Rick Chernitzer said the US destroyer “USS Mahan” faced “unprofessional behavior” by the Iranian boat approached them Monday after up to 1005 meters away, adding that the Iranian boat moved away after several warning shots.
The Gulf waters have seen similar incidents have increased with the Iranians, in particular, the beginning of the year 2015 and 2016 before declining. And counted US Department of Defense 23 in the year 2015 and 35 incidents in the first half of 2016, most recently due to the August / August 2016.
The boats are approaching the Iranian Revolutionary Guards regularly from the US ships in the Gulf and international waters of the Strait of Hormuz does not answer the wireless communication conducted by the US ships do not reveal their intentions.
Revolutionary Guards paramilitary force directly to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.