USS San Antonio Courtesy of the U.S. Navy
According to a news conference with the U.S. State Department., the USS San Antonio is one of the two ships working with Russia on an intercept course with the seized vessel. The other ship was not confirmed at the news conference. According to the Russian captain, the USS Vella Gulf and the USS Mahan are also involved in this operation. However, this has not been confirmed by the State Department. According to the Russian captain, a U.S. UAV, or unmanned aerial vehicle, has also been following this operation for the past three hours. UAVs are typically used in recognizance or information gathering missions.