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Iran: We Can Destroy US Bases 'Minutes After Attack'
Jerusalem Post ^ | 4 July 2012 | Reuters

Posted on 07/04/2012 6:32:53 PM PDT by edpc

DUBAI - Iran has threatened to destroy US military bases across the Middle East and target Israel within minutes of being attacked, Iranian media reported on Wednesday, as Revolutionary Guards extended test-firing of ballistic missiles into a third day.

Israel has hinted it may attack Iran if diplomacy fails to secure a halt to its disputed nuclear energy program. The United States also has mooted military action as a last-resort option but has frequently nudged the Israelis to give time for intensified economic sanctions to work against Iran.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: iran; middleeast; nuclear
"These bases are all in range of our missiles, and the occupied lands (Israel) are also good targets for us," Amir Ali Haji Zadeh, commander of the Revolutionary Guards aerospace division, was quoted by Fars news agency as saying.

Maybe, but he needs to keep C3I in mind. Someone must give those orders.

Command, control, communications, and intelligence are all primary targets in any opening moves by a competent attacker.

Guess who's on the short list there, Amir.....

1 posted on 07/04/2012 6:33:05 PM PDT by edpc
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To: edpc

These fools talk like Rats talking to their voters. Useful idiots.


2 posted on 07/04/2012 6:35:17 PM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: edpc

that presupposes that you survived, dumba$$es.


3 posted on 07/04/2012 6:36:35 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: edpc

Sure they can.... Ssssssuuuuuuurrrrrrreeeeeee they can....


4 posted on 07/04/2012 6:37:32 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: edpc

So.... this is your plan to turn your stinking, filthy, backwards third world piss-ant country into a stinking, filthy, backwards third world piss-ant smoking hole in the ground?


5 posted on 07/04/2012 6:39:31 PM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: edpc

Yes, BUT Obama is our Commander In Chief.......


6 posted on 07/04/2012 6:47:42 PM PDT by MrLee (Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalyim!! God bless Eretz Israel.)
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To: edpc

Hopefully, they only have seven more months to trash talk. I recall them back-stroking at 200 knots when Ronald Reagan replaced Jimmy Carter in 1981. While Mitt Romney is no Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama is at least 5X worse than Jimmy Carter.


7 posted on 07/04/2012 6:50:17 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In honor of my late father, GunnerySgt/Commo Chief, USMC 1943-65)
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To: edpc
With any other President we could wipe Iran off the planet in Minutes...


8 posted on 07/04/2012 6:50:31 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: MrLee

BO will start a U.S. war against Iran, this October. This is BO’s October Surprise.


9 posted on 07/04/2012 6:50:31 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: edpc
C3I Indeed. Iran Military has no clue. Cut off the snakes head.
10 posted on 07/04/2012 6:54:25 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: edpc

I heard on the news yesterday that the missile payloads are under 1000 pounds. As I recall a 1000 pound bomb will not take out a city block. The kill radious is approx 600 feet. He would have to either use hundreds of missiles or a dirty bomb. Iran probably doesn’t have five hundred of these missiles. If iran used a dirty bomb it is TEOTWAWKI for Iran


11 posted on 07/04/2012 6:55:50 PM PDT by enotheisen (CMSGT USAF Ret)
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To: edpc

Hey, Ahmadumijob, we have a base in Honolulu.


12 posted on 07/04/2012 6:58:55 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: edpc
Our real enemy is destroying us from within... not that goofy ass clown in Iran.
13 posted on 07/04/2012 7:00:58 PM PDT by GregoTX (Federalist)
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To: edpc

The US now has four Ohio class submarines each capable of carrying 154 Tomahawk cruise missiles. Plus a complement of tube launched Harpoon anti-ship missiles.

A single B-52 bomber can carry 32 Small Diameter Bombs (GBU-39)(250lb), each of which will independently glide to targets as far away as 70 miles, hitting with GPS accuracy.

Warhead penetration: 3 feet of steel reinforced concrete.

Typically B-52 bombers fly in formations of three aircraft.

With just these two weapons systems, the Tomahawks would obliterate Iran’s anti-aircraft capability, then our B-52s would, along with more Tomahawks, systematically reduce Iran’s military capabilities.

And we have a heck of a lot more than just those two systems.


14 posted on 07/04/2012 7:02:27 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: edpc

Iran: We Can Destroy US Bases ‘Minutes After Attack’

U.S.: We Can Destroy Iran ‘Minutes After Attack’


15 posted on 07/04/2012 7:07:32 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Worst. President. Ever.)
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To: edpc
with what, suicide bombers??? cause that's all you'll have left...
16 posted on 07/04/2012 7:07:45 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

with what, suicide bombers??? cause that's all you'll have left...

17 posted on 07/04/2012 7:17:27 PM PDT by Zakeet (Like Barack said, "We can't be broke cause we still have checks in the checkbook.")
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To: MrLee

Agreed, Mr. Lee.

With Obummer in command, does anybody really expect a competent response to ANY threat or attack?


18 posted on 07/04/2012 7:22:32 PM PDT by DNME (Tired of being polite about it? Time for action? Reawaken the Sons of Liberty!)
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To: edpc

Calling Muhammed Saeed al-Sahaf! Please report to Iran for new assignment.


19 posted on 07/04/2012 7:24:14 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Zakeet
LOL, pretty much... haven't seen that one in quite awhile
20 posted on 07/04/2012 7:35:01 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: edpc
EXCUSE ME, HOW WOULD YOU LIKE OUR RESPONSE? AIR...SEA...OR GROUND? Photobucket
21 posted on 07/04/2012 7:54:01 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
The way I'm seein it, we owe the Persians a lil payback all the way back from the 70’s.

I for one will pop a top when the first American bomb detonates.

22 posted on 07/04/2012 8:00:05 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Would not surprise me one bit


23 posted on 07/04/2012 8:23:16 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: edpc

They keep threatening. Some day they’re gonna have to ‘put up, or shut up’, and I believe Iran will rue that day.


24 posted on 07/04/2012 8:24:33 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Brilliant

What? Give Obamugabe an excuse for a “fire” in Hawaii? He and HDOH would claim it burned up in a fire!


25 posted on 07/04/2012 8:32:33 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

With all the budget problems, you have to wonder how many Tomahawks the subs actually have on board. We were running low back during the Iraq war.


26 posted on 07/04/2012 8:35:37 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: enotheisen

“If iran used a dirty bomb it is TEOTWAWKI for Iran”

You forget that we have a cowardly Muslim ass kisser for a president.


27 posted on 07/04/2012 8:39:04 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Trump agrees with you.
http://www.wnd.com/2012/07/trump-obama-will-start-iran-war-to-win-election/


28 posted on 07/04/2012 8:49:39 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
You forget that we have a cowardly Muslim ass kisser for a president.

You apparently don't realize Hussein is working for Iran TO GET THE BOMB and is working for the Muzzies to destroy Israel.

Egypt to Muslim Brotherhood. Muzzies are a terrorist organization sworn to destroy Israel.

Hussein used US Military illegally to hand Libya to Muzzie radicals

Hussein wants Syria handed over to Muzzie nuts.

Then it's Iran, Egypt, Iraq, Libya etc. against Israel.

Hussein is doing great in his job to weaken/destroy America and set up the Muzzies for their Armageddon. And you and most of America don't have a clue what he's doing.

And you though Hussein got us out of Iraq to help the US! He removed US Troops to hand it over to the Muzzies. Remember the last time you heard anything out of Iraq?

29 posted on 07/04/2012 9:09:21 PM PDT by politicianslie (Obama: Our first Muslim PRESIDENT,destroying America $1 Trillion at a time! And America sleeps)
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To: edpc
Iran has threatened to destroy US military bases across the Middle East and target Israel within minutes of being attacked...

Absolutely empty threat. Iran's long range missiles use liquid fuel (not solid fuel) propulsion. Due to the nature of the chemicals (corrosive properties, breakdown, etc.) you simply cannot keep them fuelled for long periods of time. Liquid fuelled missiles are primarily an offensive weapon, not a defensive/retaliatory strike option. Minutes after an attack? Try hours or days before you could launch in any significant numbers.

30 posted on 07/04/2012 10:47:20 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: edpc
The fortresses they build underground to hide in will become their tombs.

31 posted on 07/04/2012 11:03:38 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: edpc

Iran, given a reason, the US can destroy your entire damn country in the time it takes to fix instant oatmeal in the microwave.


32 posted on 07/04/2012 11:31:12 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Don't ever think that the reason I am peaceful is because I forgot how to be violent)
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Thanks edpc.
33 posted on 07/05/2012 2:51:28 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: edpc

If we’re on the ball, we can deter it, but we have to be on the ball and not have our hands tied by a CinC that loves Muslims more than Americans. We all knew when dester Storm was kicking off because of the sudden loss of communications throughout much of Iraq and our ability to do that can be very useful.


34 posted on 07/05/2012 3:39:24 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: justa-hairyape

GW I was special. Diego Garcia was supposed to have enough 250lb iron bombs to attack about the southern third of the Soviet Union, yet we used so many of them that they were the biggest theater shortage item. Just about every aircraft and ship crossing the Pacific was used to pick up more of them.

This was when it was decided that unguided munitions were insufficient to our needs, and development of SDBs began in earnest. SDB II is supposed to have better guidance to get around GPS jammers.

btw, I’ve heard some wit who said that we should in future refer to GW I as “GHW”, and GW II as “GW”, for clarity.


35 posted on 07/05/2012 7:01:56 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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