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  • Iran threatens American east coast

    04/28/2012 9:24:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    YNet News ^ | 04.28.12, 23:10
    Iran's Navy has the ability to deploy its vessels three miles off the US east coast, a high-ranking Iranian Navy commander was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency. "Our naval forces are so powerful that we have a presence in all the waters of the world and, if needed, we can move to within three miles of New York," Revolutionary Guards Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi was quoted as saying during a speech to students at the University of Yazd earlier this week. The admiral was speaking on the anniversary the failed 1980 US attempt to rescue...
  • Iran says could deploy navy near U.S. coast: report (RED on Drudge!)

    09/27/2011 11:27:29 AM PDT · by PhilosopherStone1000 · 168 replies · 1+ views
    The West (OZ) ^ | 09/27/2011 | Unknown
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran raised the prospect on Tuesday of sending military ships close to the United States' Atlantic coast, in what would be a major escalation of tensions between the long-standing adversaries. "Like the arrogant powers that are present near our marine borders, we will also have a powerful presence close to American marine borders," the head of the Navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said, according to the official IRNA news agency. /snip
  • Iran's navy to launch 2nd destroyer by 2012

    02/20/2010 3:47:39 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 20 replies · 737+ views
    Press Tv ^ | 2/20/2010 | Press Tv
    An Iranian naval commander says the Navy will be adding a second domestically manufactured destroyer to its fleet some time in the next two years. Commodore Amir Rastegari, who heads the Navy's industrial command, made the announcement hours after Iran launched its first locally-made 1,420 ton Jamaran destroyer, equipped with a variety of anti-ship and surface-to-air missiles. "Work continues on a new destroyer. In the next two years, a second Iranian manufactured vessel will be delivered to the Navy," he said. Rastegari added that the Jamaran destroyer was completed in spite of Western efforts to hinder its manufacturing process. "The...