Photo: Maxar Technologies
Iran brought in the Gulf of Hormuz model of a US aircraft carrier, according to the Associated Press, citing satellite imagery company Maxar Technologies.
The layout, reminiscent of the aircraft carrier type “Nimitz”, less than the original: the length of an American ship of 300 meters long and 75 meters. The copy made by Iranians, just 200 meters long and 50 meters wide. On the deck of the “aircraft carrier” visible sixteen aircraft models.
It is noted that his appearance in the sea indicates the plans of the Islamic Republic in a short time, to conduct exercises. The Agency reminds that in 2015 the Committee of the revolutionary guards (the IRGC, an elite part of the Iranian armed forces) have used in their exercise is a similar layout. Then it sank with missiles “land-sea”.
April 22 after a dangerous convergence of us and Iranian military ships, the US President Donald trump ordered the US Navy to destroy the ships of Iran in case of conflict. “I’ve instructed the naval forces of the USA to shoot at the destruction of any armed Iranian vessels if they are to pursue our ships on the water,” he wrote.
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