Friday, February 27, 2009

UPDATE: U.S. Navy ships, presence of UAV confirmed

U.S. Navy CentCom confirms the identities of two naval ships working with the Russian military to intercept the pirated vessel.  Vice Admiral William Frost said in the news conference that the USS San Antonio and the USS Mahan, along with the Russian vessel, are an estimated 60 miles from the coast of Eyl, Somalia.  Frost also confirmed that there is a UAV monitoring the situation.  


USS Mahan Courtesy of U.S. Navy

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This is part of a foreign policy simulation for the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. The events depicted are not actually happening.