Yesterday, The U.S Navy announced recorded video images of the Iranian ship rockets near a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz, the move could cause tensions between the two countries on the rise.
45 seconds in length, black and white video was shot on December 26 from a Seahawk helicopter, have pictures a tanker passing by and the Flash of light. After zoom the Flash of light, the us Navy said that the ship is under Iranian missile launch.
The aircraft carrier USS Harry s. Truman, the destroyer USS Bulkeley and a French missile defense vessels and several nearby commercial ships when Iran missile launch, according to the US Navy.
Tehran does not yet have any reaction on video. General Ramezan Sharif, spokesman for the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, earlier said Tehran held exercises on December 26 and called the U.S. comments as “psychological warfare”.
The US Navy said Iran had warned over the radio the 23 minutes before launch. American military officials said, adding that the Iranian people seem to target any particular ship but their actions as “provocative, unnecessary and unsafe”.
The military ships to join the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (IS) often go through the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow sea routes between Iran and Oman. The Strait of Hormuz 33 km wide at the narrowest position. Through this point have little space to redirect. The routes of only 3.22 km wide and between them is a buffer also 3.22 km wide.
Location of the Strait of Hormuz.