PENTAGON — It’s still unclear why Iranian forces seized the Marshall Island flagged cargo ship M/V Maersk Tigris, a Department of Defense spokesman told reporters on Wednesday. Read More
Iranian navy vessels shot at a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz and directed it further into Iranian territorial waters, the Pentagon confirmed. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) has sent aircraft to observe and directed USS Farragut (DDG-99) to monitor the situation.