Well, THIS has certainly made my day today! Go Navy! (Even if it’s the French navy this time):
French military spokesman Admiral Christophe Prazuck says the pirates attacked at night about 300 miles off the Somalia coast. But instead of a harmless cargo vessel, they tangled (briefly) with the Somme, a French navy command and supply ship.
Admiral Prazuck told French TV station La Chaine Info that the pirates seemed to be surprised that the navy ship fought back, the BBC reports.
“Once they realized they were facing a ship that was responding and was heading towards them, they stopped shooting and attempted to flee,” he said.
- Pirates is stooooopid, for one.
- If we armed more ships, the Pirates would run away more often.
- The pirates are getting more desperate. 300 miles from shore is a hell of a long way from home for a buncha losers who grew up in a desert to be wandering around.
Watching this closely, as usual. One of these days these idiot pirates are going to get their hands on one of the nukes North Korea is trying to slip to Iran, and there’ll be trouble.