Iran-US tension: IRGC Navy and US Navy again face-to-face

The US Navy announced that 11 vessels of the IRGC Navy harassed yesterday (15/4/20) 6 US warships in the north Persian Gulf while conducting air integration exercises with U.S. Army AH-64E Apache attack helicopters.

This comes as Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei is said to have given new orders concerning the IRGC Navy activities in the Strait of Hormuz.

What are his new orders about?

How did US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo react to the incident?

There is talk that the IRGC Navy command has established new special units in the Gulf.

What about these units?

Tactical Report answers these questions and more in the following 391-word report.

[TR Weekly Issue No 27/16 – April 17, 2020]

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