Skip to comments.Iran admiral: US ships are a target in case of war
Posted on 05/06/2014 6:29:10 PM PDT by kingattax
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran will target American aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf should a war between the two countries ever break out, the naval chief of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard warned Tuesday as the country completes work on a large-scale mock-up of a U.S. carrier.
The remarks by Adm. Ali Fadavi, who heads the hard-line Guard's naval forces, were a marked contrast to moderate President Hassan Rouhani's recent outreach policies toward the West a reminder of the competing viewpoints that exist at the highest levels within the Islamic Republic.
Iran is building a simple replica of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in a shipyard in the southern port of Bandar Abbas in order to be used in future military exercises, an Iranian newspaper confirmed last month.
Fadavi was quoted Tuesday by the semi-official Fars news agency as saying the immense size of the U.S. carriers makes them an "easy target." He said contingency plans to target American carriers are a priority for the Guard's naval forces.
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I would fart in their general direction if we had a president with a set. However ...
Paging Captain Obvious...
It wouldn’t surprise me if they built a replica
just to film it sinking and declare it a victory
over the great satan.
Note to Iranians, your whole stinking country is in
Damn. Can't get nothing past these Iranians.
To paraphrase the now retired Georgia congressman.....
With what? Spitballs? ;-)
Might of just been him with some toy boats in the bathtub.
In the event of war ... we would try to kill the enemy’s soldiers. It’s a novel concept, but we think it just might work.
Does this comment by the Iranians surprise anyone?
I’d bet the U.S. Navy would kick the Iranians butts if they even attempted to do harm to our ships (assuming Obama allows the Navy to defend themselves, and that remains to be seen).
Bring it on, BVDhead.
It's tactical assessment skills like that what got him the big hat with the shiny things on it.
In other breaking news, the sky is blue and the sea is green.
Iran admiral: US ships are a target in case of war
Keep telling yourself that you may even begin to beleive it...........
Iran will target American aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf should a war between the two countries ever break out,
I like my Iran.... Extra crispy....