Skip to comments.U.S. Navy seizes cache of weapons aboard ship in Arabian Sea (this week)
Posted on 05/13/2021 11:55:52 AM PDT by caww
When people question where weapons are coming from in conflicts...
Based on interviews with the crew and material investigated on board, the sailors determined the vessel came from Iran, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing investigation.
When laid out on the deck of the Monterey, the scale of the find came into focus. Sailors found nearly 3,000 Chinese Type 56 assault rifles, a variant of the Kalashnikov. They recovered hundreds of other heavy machine guns and sniper rifles, as well as dozens of advanced, Russian-made anti-tank guided missiles. The shipments also included several hundred rocket-propelled grenade launchers and optical sights for weapons.
The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey discovered the weapons aboard what the Navy described as a stateless dhow, a traditional Mideast sailing ship, in an operation that began Thursday in the northern reaches of the Arabian Sea off Oman and Pakistan. Sailors boarded the vessel and found the weapons, most wrapped in green plastic, below deck.
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Darn, I wondered what happened to those
Quite the haul and then some. A poster wrote laughing that this was intended for Yemen....others believe otherwise.
Seems likely. Iran’s proxy war against KSA.
Iranian leadership lives for war at any place and time....as long as it’s not on their land.
According to CNN it was baby milk and diapers. Nothing to see here folks, move along.
Wish there was a way we could ship these weapons to the anti-mullah resistance in Iran...
What's the problem? We should be sending weapons to both of them.
Do those US Sailors know about Biden?
The Iranian (Persian) government is willing to fight to the last Arab. They bled Hezbollah white to support the Assad regime. They spent good money hiring Iraqi Shias to rocket, mortar, and plant IEDs against us. But actual Iranians were fairly rare.
The weapons will be turned over to the CIA which will start or continua a war somewhere.
There’s an argument for that, for sure.
I would not bet against you.
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