Skip to comments.US Has 320 Tomahawk Missiles In Gulf And Arabian Sea
Posted on 02/15/2012 10:31:45 AM PST by Strategy
US naval forces in the Gulf and the Arabian Sea have over 320 Tomahawk missiles, capable of hitting any target in Iran, Interfax reports.
The US Fifth Fleet has two groups of aircraft carriers headed by aircraft carriers Abraham Lincoln and Carl Vinson. The US naval forces in the region include two aircraft carriers, two cruisers with 26 cruise missiles each, four destroyers with 8-56 missiles each, two Annapolis submarines with 12 missiles and the Georgia with 154 Tomahawks.
Another aircraft group will arrive, headed by the aircraft carrier Enterprise, a missile cruiser and three destroyers. The total number of Tomahawks will exceed 430. They have a range of 1,600 km.
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Israel has dispatched a number of naval vessels into the Arabian Sea. The Israeli vessels have been positioned at the mouth of the Gulf of Oman.