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Commander Reports 40 Armed Confrontations Between Iran, US In Persian Gulf
Fars News Agency ^ | October 7, 2011

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at english.farsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; islam; persiangulf; usnavy

1 posted on 10/08/2011 6:59:20 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

WAKE UP AMERICA !!


2 posted on 10/08/2011 7:13:23 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

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.


3 posted on 10/08/2011 9:17:14 AM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, serve my country, love my wife and daughter, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: Fennie

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)


4 posted on 10/08/2011 9:17:31 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: Fennie
If they were in battles with the US Navy, they would dead.

So says one steely eyed killer of the deep. Nuke subs rule the seas.

5 posted on 10/08/2011 9:43:57 AM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Nuc 1.1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Praying_Mantis


6 posted on 10/08/2011 12:18:19 PM PDT by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: gura
Thanks for the pic.
7 posted on 10/10/2011 7:06:56 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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