Pics: Iranian gunboat nearly collides with US warship while charging it head-on in hour-long harassment

Three armed Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) speedboats harassed a pair of U.S. warships for an hour as they transited the Strait of Hormuz on Monday. One of the Iranian speedboats drove head-on at one of the U.S. warships, risking a collision as it came within 50 yards and changed course at the last second. The U.S. Navy’s Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet released a statement late Monday first announcing the incident, in which the three Iranian gunboats drove around the U.S. Cyclone class coastal patrol ship USS Sirocco (PC-6) and Spearhead class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Choctaw County