Skip to comments.Ofer Ships in Iran Carried Blackhawk Helicopters (Prelude to Israel Attack on Iran?)
Posted on 06/05/2011 9:56:12 AM PDT by lbryce
'Sunday Times' reports Israeli commandos on the ships may have conducted reconnaissance missions against Irans nuclear sites.
Ships owned by the Ofer brothers that docked in Iran may have carried Israel Air Force Blackhawk helicopters, which were used by commando units, the Sunday Times reported.
The paper claimed in the Sunday report that the helicopters were concealed in special containers for infiltration into Iran.
The Times reported that the commando teams may have conducted reconnaissance missions against Irans secret nuclear sites, enabling the Israelis to reach Iran without arousing suspicion.
Last month, the US State Department imposed sanctions on Tanker Pacific Ltd., owned by the Ofer brothers, for selling a tanker to an Iranian company in breach of sanctions, and thus indirectly assisting that country's nuclear power program.
The affair caused the Ofer family great embarrassment in Israel and there have also been revelations that ships owned by the family occasionally docked in Iran. This did not contravene international sanctions but undermined Israeli efforts to isolate Iran. With the Ofer Brothers affair looming in the background, the Ministerial Legislative Committee passed, on Sunday, a new bill prohibiting investment in companies that trade with Iran.
The bill, sponsored by Likud MK Carmel Schama Hacohen and co-signed by 15 MKs from across the political spectrum, aims to apply an existing law prohibiting banks and other financial institutions from investing in companies that trade with Iran, to all public and private companies as well as to private individuals. The bill stipulates that anyone found to be in business relations with such companies, be liable to a year's prison sentence and a fine of NIS five million, or three times the amount the investor earned from dealings with Iran, whichever amount is higher.
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Israel attacks Iran again?
I imagine that the “sanctions” imposed on the Ofer brothers were a subterfuge that allowed them to curry favor with the Iranians and thus bring in all sorts of Israeli toys. It was unwise to reveal this story about the helicopters. But of course, this story too may be a subterfuge. Who knows? The Israelis certainly know how to play chess and they’re usually six moves ahead of everybody else. May God bless Israel!
Those would be some LONG intermodal shipping containers.
40 feet +/- for shipping containers. ~ 65 feet for a Blackhawk.
Must be the new modular Blackhawk
This is so funny to think that our TOFUS is trying to dictate to the Israelis how they should proceed with their country’s security.
A community organizer probably thinks that the Osers are just rich white Jews trying to make a buck. Bwahahahahahaha
Meanwhile you or should I say Iran gets conflicting messages about how dumb it would be for Israel to attack Iran , not attack Iran , has no support from the USA, the Russians are helping the Iranians (really?) and finally trying to determine how much of their specialized software is corrupted in the communications, weapon guidance , nuclear and infrastructure.
Just massive psy-op campaign
When the Israelis hit Iran (and they will) it will be in a manner totally unanticipated and most likely completely devasting to their nuclear program. Stuxnet was just a warm up. When they hit, it will be with iron, might and cunning and the Iranians will never see it coming.
Interesting. Disassemble the nose a bit, and it’ll fit in the conex ;-)
Ships owned by the Ofer brothers that docked in Iran may have carried Israel Air Force Blackhawk helicopters, which were used by commando units, the Sunday Times reported... helicopters were concealed in special containers for infiltration into Iran... commando teams may have conducted reconnaissance missions against Iran's secret nuclear sites, enabling the Israelis to reach Iran without arousing suspicion. Last month, the US State Department imposed sanctions on Tanker Pacific Ltd., owned by the Ofer brothers, for selling a tanker to an Iranian company in breach of sanctions... there have also been revelations that ships owned by the family occasionally docked in Iran.Since Zero's and Hitlery's state dep't was involved in sanctioning the company, the story has credibility. However, Blackhawks are known for their ninja-like stealthy prowess, iow, the story has the strong aroma of camel dung in the hot sun.
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