(Yemen) After their success in striking a civilian ship with an Iranian made and supplied Noor antiship missiles, the mad mullahs intent on causing more trouble as only pious Muslims can presumed that they could target USS warships with impunity, which is why last Sunday they fired 2 anti-ship missiles in the direction of the USS Ponce, USS Nitze and the USS Mason, well that failed big order.
It was unclear if the USS Mason was targeted in Yemen. https://t.co/fvP0wDQiDq pic.twitter.com/ZEPxgBB2bM— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) 12 October 2016
On Sunday USS Mason fired fired three missiles : two SM-2 missiles and one EnhancedSea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) to destroy the incoming ordnance, along with a Nulkaanti-ship missile decoy. Whilst the SM2 missiles and the Sea sparrow can be easily understood, the Australian made Nulka is a very clever piece of kit as this video shows: