Skip to comments.Commander Reports 40 Armed Confrontations Between Iran, US In Persian Gulf
Posted on 10/08/2011 6:59:15 AM PDT by Fennie
TEHRAN (FNA) - Senior Iranian commanders revealed on Friday that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy and the US navy ships have entered several armed clashes and confrontations in the Persian Gulf since 1986.
"During the 8-year long sacred defense (against the Iraqi invasion from 1980 to 1988) we were defending against the Iraqis who were the endpoint of the arrow of the world arrogance (the US), but in the last one and a half years of the war, we were in vast and direct confrontation with the Americans in the Persian Gulf," IRGC Navy Commander General Ali Fadavi said in a ceremony to honor the IRGC Navy martyrs in Southern Iran on Friday.
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WAKE UP AMERICA !!
What do they define as clashes? Brandishing a weapon? Warning over the radio they will shoot?
Fifth Fleet doesn’t think these are worth reporting.
Anyone remember this conversastion between a Marine pilot and the Iranian Air Defense command?
Iranian Air Defense Radar: ‘Unknown aircraft at (location unknown), you are in Iranian airspace. Identify yourself.’
Aircraft: ‘This is a United States aircraft. I am not in Iranian airspace, I am in Iraqi airspace.’
Iranian Air Defense Radar: ‘You are in Iranian airspace. If you do not depart our airspace we will launch interceptor aircraft!’
Aircraft: ‘This is a United States Marine Corps FA-18 fighter. Send ‘em up, I’ll wait!’
Iranian Air Defense Radar: (no response .... total silence)
So says one steely eyed killer of the deep. Nuke subs rule the seas.