February 12, 2012

Iran Outfitting Planes For Suicide Runs

Iran has been outfitting its small, fast patrol aircraft in the Strait of Hormuz with large warheads for suicide runs at U.S. vessels (see below).

And the Obama administration is waiting for....... WHAT to happen?!

Newsmax  |  February 12, 2012

U.S. Naval Commander: We'll Stop Iran From Mining Hormuz Strait

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Iran has increased the number of small, fast patrol aircraft in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz, some of which have been outfitted with a large warhead for a suicide run at U.S. vessels, the U.S. Navy's top Gulf commander said.

It also has boosted the number of coastal-defense cruise missiles along the Strait and invested to make them mobile.

"They have a capability, and we take that capability very seriously and are prepared for it," said Vice Admiral Mark Fox, commander of the U.S. 5th Fleet.

The U.S. Navy would move to stop any Iranian attempt to lay mines in the Strait of Hormuz or Persian Gulf as an "act of war" the international community wouldn't tolerate, Fox said. More here...


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