Wednesday, July 29, 2020

U.S. Bases Go On Alert After Iran Launched Underground Ballistic Missiles At A Mock U.S. Navy Vessel In The Strait Of Hormuz

CNBC: Iran fires missiles at mock U.S. Navy ship in drill, American bases go on alert

* Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have been conducting military drills this week as part of annual war games held in the Strait of Hormuz, a critical waterway through which 30% of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped.
* The drills on Tuesday led two of the region’s American military bases — Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates and Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar — to temporarily go on heightened alert.

Iran launched underground ballistic missiles at a mock U.S. Navy vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday morning, according to state TV, following a series of drills that had prompted two nearby U.S. military bases to go on heightened alert the previous day.

“Using new tactics and equipment, the IRGC Air Force demonstrated some of its extensive capabilities in the face of hypothetical enemy threats,” Iranian state TV network IRIB wrote on its website.

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More News U.S. Bases Going On Alert After Iran Launched Underground Ballistic Missiles

Iran fires ballistic missiles from underground for first time -- Reuters
In latest message to US, Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during exercise targeting mock carrier -- AP
Iran fired missiles at a replica US aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz in an attempt to show off its military -- Business Insider
Iran fires ballistic missiles from underground for 1st time, during major drill -- Times of Israel


RussInSoCal said...

If Iran does launch any sort of attack in the ME, it will probably be in concert with Chinese mischief in the South China Sea.

Hans Persson said...

You're probably right. But it will never happen.

Jac said...

Iran is playing sand box game.

fazman said...

Good job Iran, Thankyou for revealing their exact location, moab thanks you to.

Dave Goldstein said...

I keep hoping that Iran will do something stupid (more stupid) and we will destroy them. Israel will not allow Iran to get the bomb

Hans Persson said...

As if the US didnt already know about the locations.