If there’s one thing to be gleaned from the current deteriorating situation in Iraq, its that this has forced Iran’s hand into acting overtly instead of working through proxies and expanding their influence via their Fifth Column, Hezbollah. That said, the Strait of Hormuz is a critical choke point that they’ve strategized closing off since the overthrow of the Shah. Iran’s strategy has hinged on the use of small fast attack boats in a swarming action against larger craft. Here’s a few well done videos on them and the scheme of maneuver:

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