‘Provocative, close call’: US military fume after Iran test-fires missile 1.3km away from USS Truman — RT News

USS Harry S. Truman alongside oiler USNS John ...

USS Harry S. Truman alongside oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO-189) in the Mediterranean Sea. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This article, from Russia’s leading news agency RT, is a recommended must-read. RT reports that the US military was outraged when Iranian ships fired rockets in the Strait of Hormuz as the USS Harry S. Truman, an aircraft carrier, was reportedly passing 1,500 yards away. It cites the US Central Command calling the drill “provocative, unsafe, and unprofessional.”

Source: ‘Provocative, close call’: US military fume after Iran test-fires missile 1.3km away from USS Truman — RT News

No doubt, the US military think that Iran is laughing at Obama’s weak leadership?

Thoughts?

China says its long-range aircraft carrier killer ballistic missiles confound US spies | China Daily Mail

According to China Daily Mail which translates a Chinese source, the latest ballaistic missiles can dive from out of atmosphere perpendicular down to the flight deck of a US aircraft carrier and penetrate its armour. It’s claimed that it is utterly impossible to intercept the missile with existing technology.

Source: China says its long-range aircraft carrier killer ballistic missiles confound US spies | China Daily Mail

Given the massive American defense budget, it is quite amazing that US carriers are now potentially as risk.

Thoughts?