The USS Squall fired the shots, according to the official.

On Tuesday, four Iranian small boats “harassed” the USS Nitze, sailing near the guided missile destroyer in the narrow Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. Navy official told Fox News.

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Other close calls this week involved the USS Tempest and USS Stout, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters Thursday. The Pentagon described the incidents as “unsafe and unprofessional.”

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U.S. Navy video of the Nitze incident showed American sailor firing flares and sounding the warship’s horn as the Iranian boats approached. The official said the Nitze was ultimately forced to change its course to avoid the Iranian ships, despite coming close to offshore oil rigs.

Here’s the report from FOX News:

It’s about time that we start showing these scumbags who the boss is.

Ammo is expensive so let’s not waste any more on warnings. Let’s blow them to smithereens.

God Bless.

VOTE FOR DONALD TRUMP AND TOGETHER WE WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!

Dean James III% AMERICA’S FREEDOM FIGHTERS

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