In this May 1 photo, the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer transits the San Diego Bay in San Diego, California. President Donald Trump says the USS Boxer destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jesse Monford/U.S. Navy via AP)

In this May 1 photo, the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer transits the San Diego Bay in San Diego, California. President Donald Trump says the USS Boxer destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jesse Monford/U.S. Navy via AP)

Trump says American warship destroyed Iranian drone

He said the Navy’s USS Boxer took defensive action after the drone came within 1,000 yards.

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