U.S. Navy Practiced Missile Strike Before Trump Gave Go-Ahead

by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Sailing in the eastern Mediterranean, a pair of U.S. destroyers twice rehearsed firing a fusillade of million-dollar missiles toward a Syrian airbase before President Donald Trump signed the order to launch. Three hours after the president’s “execute order” on Thursday, the USS Ross and USS Porter fired 59 Tomahawk missiles built by Raytheon … [Read more...]

U.S. Navy Ships Launch Tomahawk Missiles Into Syria

The United States fired 59 Tomahawk missiles into Syria Thursday from two U.S. Navy ships in what President Trump says in direct retaliation for the Bashar Assad regime's April 4 chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians in Syria. President Trump ordered the strikes on the Al-Shayrat Air Base, the base from which the chemical attack on Syria’s Idlib province was … [Read more...]