Skip to comments.Report: Israeli Spy Satellites Spot Iranian Ship Being Loaded With Rockets For Gaza
Posted on 11/25/2012 6:52:11 AM PST by Strategy
Israeli spy satellites have spotted an Iranian ship being loaded with missiles that analysts say may be headed for Gaza, The Sunday Times reported.
According to the report, the cargo may include Fajr-5 rockets, like those that were fired by Hamas toward Israel and the stockpiles of which the Israel Defense Forces depleted during the recent round of fighting across the Gaza border, in addition to Shahab-3 ballistic missiles, which could be stationed in Sudan to pose a direct threat to Israel.
"With a lot of effort, Iran has skillfully built a strategic arm pointing at Israel from the south," an Israeli source was quoted as saying.
The cargo would travel via the Red Sea, Sudan and Egypt, following a well-established route used by Iran to smuggle arms into Gaza, the Times reported.
"We believe that Iranian warships anchored in Eritrea will accompany the weapons ship as soon as it enters the Red Sea," an Israeli source told the Times.
(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...
Pretty good odds that it just strangely sinks somewhere.
torpedo the damn thing
Israel needs to figure out how to detonate some of those rockets without leaving evidence they did it.
They’ve figured it out.
Cease-fires are simply the opportunity for the Palestinians to reload.
It’s like the Maharishi said, victory is when the other side is completely replace by the victor. Like we did with Japan and Germany unconditional surrender.
Wait till the ship is in deep water.... magnetic mine the bottom of the hull... blow it ... Let it sink to the bottom... No evidence....
Here’s a thought.... If we have flying drones.... Why not
Would anybody be surprised if 0bama was supplying them?
No, being "completely replaced by the victor" is what we did to the American Indians, or what the Romans did to Carthage, or what the Israelites did to the Canaanites.
why not just blow up the missile factory? if they let them load them on to ships, they get a ships, too.....sink those protection boats, also. those muslims are so stupid.
Did anybody report any spy sats showing the Israelis being re-supplied with Iron Dome missiles? From what I read they are in short supply. Not good. Has uncle obie done more than run his mouth? As for the “accidental” floundering of the supply ships? Bush did it. Maybe a USS Liberty miscommunication?
Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.
does Israel make their own Iron Dome Missiles, or do they buy them from another source? dollars to donuts says they make their own, and they are working 24 hours a day to replenish their supply.
Israels own intelligence satellites spotted this.
Ask yourself why Israel had to go to the enormous expense of putting up their own intelligence satellites when the US, their ally, has an awesome satellite intelligence network?
The answer is they could not rely on us for timely and accurate intel.
And given the zero that inhabits the white house now they were wise indeed.
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The Iron Dome is an economically unsustainable defense against rockets as cheap as the Palis are using.
Israel makes their own missiles for Iron Dome.
I didn’t see any satellite photos in that article. It’s just a Big Fat Claim so far.
That does not mean that they can keep up the rate of manufacture with the rate at which Iran can supply cheap rockets like Kassams. It's a little matter of cash flow and a sufficient supply of skilled labor.