Weapon Wednesday – Navy Carrier Acts as Army Base

USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3)

U.S. Army photo by Spc. Cody Rich
  • The sea base USS Puller is acting as a base for Army Apache attack helicopters.
  • The helicopters could use the ship as an outpost to counter swarms of Iranian boats.
  • The same concept was used in the 1980s in a little known operation known as Prime Chance. read more