Date: a month ago   Category: Politics

The USA sent the rocket destroyer to the Gulf of Oman after an attack on tankers

The USA sent the rocket destroyer Mason (DDG 87) to the Gulf of Oman. Such decision was made after an attack on oil tankers. On the destroyer guided missiles, including winged Tomahawk are located, TASS with reference to the Central command of the USA (CENTCOM) reported. Let's remind that on Thursday, June 13, two tankers – the Norwegian Front Altair and the Japanese Kokuka Courageous – were attacked, in particular the Norwegian vessel was attacked the torpedo then that sank. All crew members, including 11 Russians, were saved by the Iranian military. The American destroyer Bainbridge picked up seamen from other tanker. Who made an attack on tankers, it is not known. As some experts consider, behind attack there can be Arabian monarchs who are interested in growth of opposition between the USA and Iran, the Izvestia newspaper reported. Photo: Pixabay to Share: Mason Iran Gulf of Oman oil of the USA Tanker destroyer