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Tyr-Ziu Saxnot
04-04-2016, 10:16 AM
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/04/04/us-seizes-thousands-iranian-weapons-including-grenade-launchers-in-arabian-sea.html


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US seizes thousands of Iranian weapons, including grenade launchers, in Arabian Sea

Published April 04, 2016 FoxNews.com

The crew of a U.S. Navy ship stopped a massive Iranian arms shipment dead in its tracks, seizing thousands of weapons, AK-47 rifles and rocket-propelled grenade launchers that likely were headed to Yemen, the Pentagon announced Monday.

The seizure, which unfolded in the Arabian Sea on March 28, was the third of its kind in recent weeks, military officials say. Iran has been supporting Houthi rebels in Yemen in their proxy war against a Saudi-led coalition backed by the United States. Like Iran, the Houthis are a Shia-led group.

The arms shipment appears to mark the latest provocative action from the Islamic republic. On Friday, President Obama said Iran was obeying the "letter" of its landmark nuclear agreement with the West, but not the "spirit" of it.

The Navy said the shipment included 1,500 AK-47s, 200 rocket-propelled grenade launchers and 21 .50-caliber machine guns.

A defense official reached by Fox News would not reveal the nationality of the dhow's crew.

Last month, Iran announced that it tested missiles marked with the phrase "Israel must be wiped out," in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution tied to the recent nuclear deal. The resolution forbids Iran from working on its ballistic missile program for eight years and bans sales of its conventional weapons.

In January, Iran captured 10 U.S. Navy sailors in the Persian Gulf, on the same day President Obama delivered his State of the Union address. Iran released the sailors one day later.

Last year, naval forces from Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship and held it for weeks to settle a business dispute. Iranian vessels later surrounded a U.S.-flagged vessel but did not detain it.

Soon afterwards, U.S. warships escorted all U.S. and British flagged cargo ships and tankers transiting the Strait of Hormuz, a key Mideast oil passage.

In late December, Iran's military fired rockets near the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier, a move the U.S. called "unnecessarily provocative and unsafe."

Fox News' Lucas Tomlinson contributed to this report.

Iranians, the new best friends that the traitor obama just allowed , helped and funded (150 billion) to nuke up and continue to threaten Israel, America , Europe and the rest of the world!
People, wake up to the solid gold fact that obama is a damn traitor, and its not just a difference of political philosophy with that bastard.
He truly does engage in open treason daily, sanctioned and protected by his masters - the globalists.

Gunny
04-04-2016, 10:26 AM
Iranians, the new best friends that the traitor obama just allowed , helped and funded (150 billion) to nuke up and continue to threaten Israel, America , Europe and the rest of the world!
People, wake up to the solid gold fact that obama is a damn traitor, and its not just a difference of political philosophy with that bastard.
He truly does engage in open treason daily, sanctioned and protected by his masters - the globalists.

Guess that'll teach them to f*ck with our boats. But you're right ... O-blah-blah will probably just give it all back.

Tyr-Ziu Saxnot
04-04-2016, 10:31 AM
Guess that'll teach them to f*ck with our boats. But you're right ... O-blah-blah will probably just give it all back.

I hope he sends them all those screwed rifle scopes sold to our military special ops.
They miss the target from 6 to 12 inches at 300 yards and have other serious problems too.:laugh:
Maybe the dumbass muzzy traitor can gift those to his muzzy buddies.

Tyr-Ziu Saxnot
04-04-2016, 10:32 AM
Guess that'll teach them to f*ck with our boats. But you're right ... O-blah-blah will probably just give it all back.

I hope he sends them all those screwed rifle scopes sold to our military special ops.
They miss the target from 6 to 12 inches at 300 yards and have other serious problems too.:laugh:
Maybe the dumbass muzzy traitor can gift those to his muzzy buddies, get their asses killed instead of our guys..

Gunny
04-04-2016, 10:40 AM
I hope he sends them all those screwed rifle scopes sold to our military special ops.
They miss the target from 6 to 12 inches at 300 yards and have other serious problems too.:laugh:
Maybe the dumbass muzzy traitor can gift those to his muzzy buddies, get their asses killed instead of our guys..

I'd rather him send then Carter's helicopters. :laugh:

Voted4Reagan
04-04-2016, 02:57 PM
Problem Solved...


http://images.military.com/media/equipment/ships-and-submarines/virginia-class-attack-submarine-ssn/virginia-class-attack-submarine-009.jpg

Gunny
04-04-2016, 03:03 PM
Problem Solved...


http://images.military.com/media/equipment/ships-and-submarines/virginia-class-attack-submarine-ssn/virginia-class-attack-submarine-009.jpg

I remember when I was PFC and some Gunny was walking around asking for volunteers for sub duty. I was like are you f-ing kidding? I can barely stand being inside the house. You want to put me underwater in a floating cigar? You planning on any of the crew making it home alive?:laugh2:

Screw THAT. I'm claustrophobic as Hell. I'll take the nuclear fallout.

Voted4Reagan
04-04-2016, 03:25 PM
I remember when I was PFC and some Gunny was walking around asking for volunteers for sub duty. I was like are you f-ing kidding? I can barely stand being inside the house. You want to put me underwater in a floating cigar? You planning on any of the crew making it home alive?:laugh2:

Screw THAT. I'm claustrophobic as Hell. I'll take the nuclear fallout.

Found your Sub Gunny.....

http://www.heiszwolf.com/subs/torsk/torsk_bow.jpg

Gunny
04-04-2016, 04:37 PM
Found your Sub Gunny.....

http://www.heiszwolf.com/subs/torsk/torsk_bow.jpg

I've probably been on that one. The dad was stationed in Key West 67-69. We toured NB Key West a time or two (since we lived on it). That's as close as I want to be to one of those things. :laugh:

aboutime
04-04-2016, 05:34 PM
I've probably been on that one. The dad was stationed in Key West 67-69. We toured NB Key West a time or two (since we lived on it). That's as close as I want to be to one of those things. :laugh:


Gunny. After checking facts with fellow navy retiree's. Sorry to burst your bubble. But that kind of diesel sub was no longer in use then.http://tendertale.com/ttd/ttd15/ttd15.html

Gunny
04-04-2016, 05:40 PM
Gunny. After checking facts with fellow navy retiree's. Sorry to burst your bubble. But that kind of diesel sub was no longer in use then.http://tendertale.com/ttd/ttd15/ttd15.html

It's close enough. I wasa 7 years old. I have no idea what kind of sub I was on. It was a tourist attraction at NB Key West. That's about what I remember of it. I don't think it was in service but really just don't remember. That was 49 years ago. :laugh:

namvet
04-04-2016, 08:08 PM
not long after I arrived in Nam they offered me subs. no thank you. 2 more years added to my hitch for sub school. I remembered the Thresher sank in 63 then the Scorpion in 68.

Voted4Reagan
04-05-2016, 06:23 AM
The sub I put up is the USS Torsk, a TENCH-Class Fleet Submarine. Launched in 1944 and Decommissioned in 1968. She sank the last enemy ship in WWII.

She is now a Museum ship in Baltimore and is one of the last of her kind.

Voted4Reagan
04-05-2016, 06:16 PM
http://cdn.history.com/sites/2/2015/04/HITH-the-hunleys-daring-submarine-mission-150-years-ago-E.jpeg

I forgot... Gunny is in the South... He probably was in THIS submarine.... the CSS Hunley

:slap: