Skip to comments.U.S. deploys SeaFox submersibles to Persian Gulf
Posted on 07/11/2012 11:45:04 PM PDT by smokingfrog
The U.S. Navy is transporting dozens of unmanned SeaFox submersibles to the Persian Gulf to seek out and destroy mines, as part of a major U.S. military buildup aimed at preventing Iran from closing the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Each SeaFox submersible is equipped with an underwater television camera, homing sonar and an explosive charge. The Navy bought them in May.
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SeaFox submersibles are 4 feet long and weigh less than 100 pounds. The craft boost U.S. military capabilities in the area with negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program stalled. Several rounds of talks between Iran and the five countries in the United Nations Security Council, plus Germany, have made little progress. U.S. officials are concerned Iran, in response to broader sanctions on its banking and energy sectors, including a European Union oil embargo, might launch attacks on oil tankers or platforms in the Persian Gulf. Officials in Tehran have threatened to close the narrow waterway, which could block fifth of the oil from reaching a worldwide market.
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That’s what worries me the most - that they’ll turn to war to fix the global economy, as they’ve done many times in the past. Only, this won’t be a coalition against one country, it’ll be a coalition of the less cowardly in the West against a coalition of every Islamic country.....and a blood bath. Even scarier, America will quite possibly have the worst C&C in U.S. history giving the orders.
I can understand taking down the Iranians. But why Syria ? The only complaint the US has is Assad must go. Well. What happens then ? Hillary has no clue.
If this true, it’s a prelude to war. It works this way every time.
Syria goes fundamentalist Muslim. The Plan.
One more country to overthrow, Jordan. Then Israel will be surrounded by a more aggressive Islam.
“What happens then ?”
The mooselimb brotherhood takes up the slack.
At which time Israel will defend itself with everything it has. Everything. Ay which time the new Caliphate will have come to an abrupt end.
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