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To: eastforker

You should check post number 5 before you freak. They have a few Russian Kilos.

For the US, these subs in the Staights of Hormuz, would be like shooting fish in a barrel. If you want to worry, worry about their Silkworm surface to ship missiles.

Those are a real threat.


47 posted on 01/15/2006 5:10:33 AM PST by A.Hun (Common sense is no longer common.)
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To: A.Hun

That's what these are for: http://navysite.de/weapons/phalanx.htm


93 posted on 01/15/2006 6:20:55 AM PST by Frenetic
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To: A.Hun

Re your #47 - "If you want to worry, worry about their Silkworm surface to ship missiles...."

Agreed; isn't that what took out and nearly sunk a Brit Cruiser during the Faulklands thing?

We might get to see how well our radar-directed minigun anti-missle systems work - if at all... if they remember to even turn them on.

I wonder if the Iranians have the Russian / Chicom "SKVALL" hypercavitating rocket torpedoes? You know, the ones that can travel at nearly the speed of sound underwater?

Range on those things is apparently a little limited, but they sound pretty devistating if they get to ya.

This little mini sub ought to make a light snack for one of our hunter-killer subs in the region, don't you think?


164 posted on 01/15/2006 11:34:16 AM PST by Uncle Jaque (Club Freedom; Dues: Vigilance.)
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To: A.Hun

I more and more come to think of Tom Clancy beeing involved in a large global conspiracy. I've already read the things to come... I hope the spare us 'red strom rising'


201 posted on 01/27/2006 5:59:54 AM PST by globalheater (There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare - Sun Tzu)
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