Skip to comments.....Limpet Mine Attack.....
Posted on 06/13/2019 8:48:19 PM PDT by gandalftb
...twenty-one sailors from the M/T Kokuka Courageous who had abandoned their ship after discovering a probable unexploded limpet mine on their hull...
At 4:10 p.m. local time an IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) Gashti Class patrol boat approached the M/T Kokuka Courageous and was observed and recorded removing the unexploded limpet mine from the M/T Kokuka Courageous (video attached).
The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East. However, we will defend our interests.
(Excerpt) Read more at navy.mil ...
beause it was not mines.
Not sure what is going on here but smells like bullsmoke
Just what i was thinking... how does anyone prove who did it?
Limpet mines are placed underwater... and who would allow themselves to be videotaped by removing a “limpet” in plain sight?
Trump is making a huge mistake in trusting Bolton. Another chicken hawk like George W.
Gulf of Tonkin staged hoax to get us into Vietnam. And more recently Charlottesville was a STAGED HOAX as fellow FReepers discovered the perps were Obama State Department employees who freelanced at CNN.
“How do you prove this is Iranians”
Did you look at the video?
Do you think that patrol boat and its sailors are...... Sea Scouts?
Let’s get our oars in the water.
“How much were Obama and Kerry paid off by Iran?
Note that criminal Kerry is still conspiring with and meeting with our enemy Iran!”
That is true and he needs to be interrogated about it.
And precisely how do you know this video isn’t manipulated?
So sick of loser conservatives buying every MSM narrative hook line and sinker...
“Because Iranians wouldnt remove someone elses mine.”
You’re assuming it is the Iranians in the video.
Could be Saudis, or some other Gulf State, removing the UXO evidence of what they had done.
Saudis see higher oil prices and maybe the U.S. attacks Iran.
It’s a better motive than anything I can come up with for Iran. They pick a fight they just get their Navy destroyed like they did 30 years ago.
Limpets are magnetic, stick them anywhere.
Most are below the waterline because they are placed by divers that want concealment.
On a large tanker, below the waterline explosions won’t start much of a fire because the in-rushing sea water would put it out.
These mines were placed directly outboard of the engine’s fuel tanks that use the hull as a tank wall.
Very sophisticated attack.
BTW, what was an Iranian patrol boat doing out in the Gulf of Oman, outside Iranian waters?
Pretty sure in the coming days some Iranian ships are going down. This wont stand and we can do some damage if we exercise our power.
Doesn't sound like they don't want another war. At least epilepsy keeps me from being drafted.
U.s. ships will track the Iranians going back to harbor. Duh.
How do we know this isn’t just a naval exercise or war game, with people playing “Iranians” for the camera?
I smell the same bullsmoke of the Gulf of Tonkin...
This is a u.s. navy release, not msm.
“buying every MSM narrative”
The video was provided by CENTCOM not the MSM, read the article.
The author is a Navy Captain.
Good informative post thanks!
Just don’t pay Faisel a couple billion in unmarked money like Obama did
Lots of staged hoaxes. Yes. Response to staged hoax should be equal but more powerful and direct. Makes em not want to play anymore. It should not get us into a prolonged war. Deep state is no longer in charge, DJT is.
If you look closely at the potato cam footage you can clearly see Iranians throwing babies out incubators into the sea. It’s time for war.
Who provided LBJ with the artifacts/evidence at the Gulf Of Tonkin?
Never heard of the website.
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