New Jersey battle group, WESTPAC, 1986

Aerial view of the first Battleship Battle Group (BBBG) to deploy to the Western Pacific since the Korean War, taken 1 July 1986. [click photo to enlarge]

New Jersey Battleship Battle Group (BBBG), 1 July 1986. Photo credit: USN.

Ships clockwise from bottom of picture:

 

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OTDIH 19 Oct 1987 US Navy attacked Iranian oil platforms during Operation Nimble Archer

An Iranian oil platform set ablaze after shelling by American destroyers during Operation Nimble Archer, 19 Oct 1987.