Skip to comments.Iran to send warships to the Atlantic, closer to U.S. waters
Posted on 01/04/2019 5:04:58 AM PST by McGruff
The Iranian navy will send warships to deploy in the Atlantic from March, a top commander said on Friday, as the Islamic Republic seeks to increase the operating range of its naval forces to the backyard of the United States, its arch foe.
A flotilla will leave for the Atlantic early in the Iranian new year, starting from March, Irans naval deputy commander said.
The Atlantic Ocean is far and the operation of the Iranian naval flotilla might take five months, Rear-Admiral Touraj Hassani was quoted as saying by the state news agency IRNA.
Hassani said in December that Iran would soon send two to three vessels on a mission to Venezuela.
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I thought I smelled something.
we need to test new nira weapons anyway, they would never know they have been hit until the frying begins
Knock yourself out. No, really. Knock yourself out.
Meanwhile on Free Republic, many support Iran by constantly demanding we get out of theMiddle East.
Meanwhile, whatever happened to that special purpose vehicle the EU was going to trot out to get around US sanctions....?
I support getting out.
Followed by nuking it.
Hope they run out of fuel or ground on a sandbar.
Note to the mullahs: Don’t take it personally, boys. I feel the same way about most of the EU.
Would be a darn shame if they somehow “disappear” in the Bermuda Triangle
“He said Sahand, a newly-built destroyer, would be one of the warships. Sahand has a flight deck for helicopters and Iran says it is equipped with anti-aircraft and anti-ship guns, surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles and has electronic warfare capabilities.”
It also hosts a landing deck for Tomahawk missles and can function under water, ‘cause that’s where it’s gonna end up if they keep screwing around.
That’s ridiculous. Let them kill each other...
You know, like they did to us in the Persian Gulf.
Meanwhile at the OK corral,
Irans economy is tanking thanks to The Donald throwing away the magic negros nuke give away.
And the EU’s apparent unwillingness to put its money where its mouth is.
“Meanwhile on Free Republic, many support Iran by constantly demanding we get out of theMiddle East.”
Iran doesn’t have the funds to continue their attacks. Only because Obama illegally gave them funds are they able to continue.
Target and recon practice.
Trump is not obozo.
I hope iran views these ships as disposable.
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