Naval missile, the United States faced a South Korean fishing boat Tuesday, while military Navy ship conducted operations in international waters near the Korean Peninsula, declared the Navy.
60-70-foot fishing vessel collided with Lake Champlain - 568-metre missile cruiser of the Ticonderoga class, which was with a strike team of the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. According to the press service of the Navy, no what kind of damage was not reported and damage to both vessels was not conducted. Small boats came close, the official spokesman of the Navy told CNN, adding that the incident on Tuesday was not found weapons or clear indications of hostile intent.
Later, the crew of a fishing vessel said that he had no radio and they do not hear the phones from the Navy, said the official. While official representatives of the Navy minimize the probability of collision, the former sailors said that such incidents are not "common" as it offered service and, at least, are a serious professional violation.
"In the end, this is unacceptable. It is not considered a fact of life in the Maritime community," said Brian McGrath, a veteran of the Navy and founder of the consulting Agency, The FerryBridge Group, which specializiruetsya on naval and national security issues.
The incident on Tuesday also raises questions about how a foreign ship could approach the U.S. Navy ship operating in the region, experiencing a heightened tension between the United States and North Korea.
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