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Iran to target decoy U.S. carrier
Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Emerson, 4/28/2014 4:29:37 PM

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian newspaper is reporting that the country’s military plans to target a mock-up American aircraft carrier during upcoming war games. The Sunday report by independent Haft-e Sobh daily quotes Adm. Ali Fadavi, navy chief of the powerful Revolutionary Guards as saying Iranian forces should “target the carrier in the trainings, after it is completed.” Adm. Fadavi said: “We should learn about weaknesses and strengths of our enemy.” This is the first reaction by Iranian officials to a March report that said Iran is building a simple replica of the USS Nimitz in a shipyard in the southern port

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Evocatus, 4/28/2014 5:19:37 PM     (No. 9828347)

If the Iranians want to know how best to blow up and sink this decoy aircraft carrier, I am sure we can oblige them.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grambo, 4/28/2014 5:56:59 PM     (No. 9828375)

"Are the carrier missiles ready to fire?"

I can´t hear you! There´s a loud whistling sound coming this way!"

"Hello? Hello?"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PeoplesRepublikNY, 4/28/2014 9:12:56 PM     (No. 9828593)

Easy to target a mock-up and declare success when it isn´t shooting back at you. I´m sure our carriers and air wings would like to get in some real-world training of their own.

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