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The image says Getty Satellite Images. Go to their site. It's doubtful they'd produce such a crap image. This is fugazie! Someone obtained one of their images for this hoax.
It's a blurry satellite pic of a "stationary" object and location under the sun in the ME? Come on. This is a bogus pic. That should look crystal clear. They can read a license plate with a satellite. If this were real it would look much different. It looks like it was taken with a 1950s Kodak.
It was alleged to be taken with a commercial satellite, do you know which one?
Do you know what the capabilities of that satellite were?
What about the weather conditions when it was taken. Just because it is sunny doesn't mean their can't be haze or glare..see any hot day in the summer for that.
It's obviously a valid idea..it's been done many, many times before, and successfully done too.
I realize they're different locations. I just wanted to post an example of what a real satellite image would look like and the scale of not only the ship but the scale of operations and support to produce even a mockup.
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Those are two different sites. The clearer one is the Cochin Shipyards in India where they built the INS Vikrant which is pictured. The second is from the SAFF Offshore Industries Company's shipyards west southwest from Bandar Abbas and the dry docks appear identical to the ones with the carrier mock up (minus the carrier).
I just wanted to post an example of what a real satellite image would look like and the scale of not only the ship but the scale of operations and support to produce even a mockup.
Yes it is at a different angle.
That'll be down to the two Suns then..
As i say...faked ships, boats, subs, tanks, aircraft, even troops themselves have all been used successfully.
With the right situation, the right faked circumstances, the fact that the very idea of a super-carrier being faked and used as decoy would actually be a major advantange.
Perfect. It's clear that CNN is part of the hoax or was duped for using that pic and producing that article. It's clear now that the pic in the article is phony and the whole premise is phony. I think I recall the Iranians were said to be trying to build their own carrier with the aid of the Chinese. CNN is using and promoting propaganda.
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Iranian carrier clearer picture
Here is a non shopped version of the mock up. Its lacking those bs details.
Here's another GE pic of the site. It looks nothing like that pic from the OP article.
is that like when the us got caught spoofing an iranian torpedo boat attack in the iraq war?
and it was a US navy boat masquerading as an iranian boat?