Video Of the Navy Capturing a Pirate Mothership

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We already showed you a hijacking from the pirate's perspective, and now it's time to turn the tables and see what it's like to be on a Navy force taking control of a pirate mothership.

Click to viewThe 17 pirates on what is being called a mothership were in the midst of attacking the Egyptian-flagged Motor Vessel Amira with assault rifles and RPGs when the Navy responded to their distress call. Mothership? Seriously? To be honest, it looks like a well-equipped strike force holding up a floating outhouse—but I digress. [The State via Danger Room]

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Why didn't they make them walk the plank???

Isn't that what the pirates do??

We should do that to them.....