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September 25, 2012 3:47 pm

Iran Claims to Test Fire Missiles Designed to Hit Warships

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Iranian Naval Commander Ali Fadavi. Photo: The Independent Sentinel.

Ynet – Iran’s semi-official news agency Fars said Tuesday that the military has test-fired four missiles during a military drill in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

The report quoted Revolutionary Guard General Ali Fadavi as saying that the missiles hit a “big target” the size of a warship and sunk it within 50 seconds.

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  • Sir/Madam,

    The U.S. should keep all ships outside the range of these cruise missiles in the Persian Gulf and elsewhere until their air craft have destroyed them. Having large ships like aircraft carriers and missile frgates in range of these weapons is an unnecessary and foolish risk. They are running the risk of a total disaater by doing so. This reminds me of not putting barricades in front of the Kobar towers because it would look bad.